55 places to visit

in the Kent Downs National Landscape

Welcome to “Top Downs” – a celebration of 55 years of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty! Nestled in the heart of the picturesque county of Kent, this stunning region boasts breathtaking landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and a plethora of hidden gems waiting to be discovered.

The Kent Downs has been captivating visitors and locals alike with its unparalleled beauty and abundant heritage since its establishment in July 1968. To commemorate the 55th anniversary of the designation of the AONB, we’ve curated a collection of our favourite 55 places to visit that showcases the very best the region has to offer. From charming villages steeped in history to panoramic viewpoints that will leave you in awe, we think there is something here for everyone to enjoy!

So, grab your walking boots, pack your camera, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure #UpTheKentDowns.

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