Kent England Tourist Information and Travel Guide
Kent, England is situated southeast of London, England. It lies between the River Thames and the North Sea on the north and to the Strait of Dover and the English Channel on the south.
Continental Europe is located just 21 miles south of Folkestone, Kent.
Kent is located between London and Europe and therefore is the main transportation corridor to the European community, with the Port of Dover as its main ferry terminal.
The English Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" begins in southern Kent near the town of Folkestone and ends in France.
Much of Kent County is agricultural; however, many small towns and villages such as Canterbury and Folkestone dot the countryside, giving Kent County its character and charm. The Kent county town is Maidstone.