Kent, England

Dover Castle

Visitor Information

Kent is a county in South East England, and one of the Home Counties. It borders East Sussex, Surrey and Greater London and has a defined boundary with Essex in the middle of the Thames Estuary.

The ceremonial county boundaries of Kent include the shire county of Kent and the unitary borough of Medway. Kent has a nominal border with France halfway through the Channel Tunnel. Maidstone is its county town and historically Rochester and Canterbury have been accorded city status, though only the latter still holds it.


Haunted Hotspot

Dover Castle

The castle is reputedly one of the most haunted in Great Britain, with a cavalcade of phantoms that come from various points in history.

Numerous apparitions have been reported. These include a headless drummer boy, a Woman in Red and a Cavalier.

World War II era phantoms have been reported in the Underground Tunnels.