15 days in Kent Itinerary

15 days in Kent Itinerary

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15 days in Kent Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  17 h 45 min
1
Ramsgate, Isle of Thanet
— 4 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Canterbury
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Hever
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Dallas

4
nights
Ramsgate, Isle of Thanet

Ramsgate ©
Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ramsgate: Deal Castle (in Deal), Walmer Castle and Gardens (in Walmer) and South Foreland Lighthouse (in Dover). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Micro Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Shell Grotto, take in the waterfront activity at Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina, and kick back and relax at Viking Bay.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ramsgate road trip website .

Dallas, USA to Ramsgate is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Canterbury.

Things to do in Ramsgate

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Margate, Manston, Broadstairs, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Deal Castle
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Walmer Castle and Gardens ©
Walmer Castle and Gardens
The Micro Museum ©
The Micro Museum
Ramsgate Tunnels ©
Ramsgate Tunnels

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nights
Canterbury

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Get out of town with these interesting Canterbury side-trips: Folkestone (Holy Trinity Church & Eurotunnel Le Shuttle), The Hawking Centre (in Doddington) and The White Cliffs of Dover (in Dover). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Sissinghurst Castle Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Westgate Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kent Owl Academy.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Canterbury road trip tool .

Canterbury is just a stone's throw from Ramsgate. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hever.

Things to do in Canterbury

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maidstone, Folkestone, St. Mary The Virgin Church, All Saints Church Biddenden, Joe's Bows
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Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary
The White Cliffs of Dover ©
The White Cliffs of Dover

4
nights
Hever

Hever ©
Hever village is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. Hever is known for historic sites, museums, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Hever Castle & Gardens, head outdoors with Extreme Ventures, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of Ightham Mote.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Hever trip website .

Getting from Canterbury to Hever by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Hever sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hever

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sevenoaks, Cowden, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Penshurst Place & Gardens, St Mary's Chiddingstone Church
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Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens
Ightham Mote ©
Ightham Mote
Knole - National Trust ©
Knole - National Trust