8 days in Kent Itinerary

8 days in Kent Itinerary

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8 days in Kent Itinerary

Start: London
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Margate, Isle of Thanet
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
End: London


Hever ©
Hever village is a village and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tee off at Sweetwoods Park Golf Club and then explore the galleries of Hever Castle & Gardens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hever trip itinerary maker site .

London to Hever is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June in Hever, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Margate.

Things to do in Hever

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Sweetwoods Park Golf Club
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Hever Castle & Gardens ©
Hever Castle & Gardens
Sweetwoods Park Golf Club ©
Sweetwoods Park Golf Club

Margate, Isle of Thanet

Margate ©
Margate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in Kent, England. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Viking Bay and Joss Bay. Get in touch with nature at Botany Bay and Kingsgate Bay. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Turner Contemporary, get a taste of the local shopping with Lombard Street Gallery, and kick back and relax at Stone Bay.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Margate trip planner .

You can drive from Hever to Margate in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a train to Canterbury.

Things to do in Margate

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Broadstairs, Kingsgate, York Street Gallery
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Viking Bay ©
Viking Bay
Turner Contemporary ©
Turner Contemporary
Stone Bay ©
Stone Bay


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. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Historic Dockyard Chatham and Fishslab Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dover Castle and Canterbury Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), White Cliffs of Dover (in Dover) and The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Dymchurch Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Christ Church Gate, browse for treasures at Canterbury Jewellers and Pawnbrokers, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St Margaret-at-Cliffe.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Canterbury tour planner.

Canterbury is very close to Margate. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Canterbury

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Dover, The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Fishslab Gallery, Dymchurch Beach, The Hawking Centre
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Dover Castle ©
Dover Castle
Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
The Big Cat Sanctuary ©
The Big Cat Sanctuary