Kent Downs

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Kent Downs
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Ranscombe Farm, Medway. In June, these 'unimproved' meadows are covered with chalk grassland flowers.
Country England
County Kent
Location south-east England

Kent Downs is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in Kent, England.[1] They are the eastern half of the North Downs and stretch from the London/Surrey borders to the White Cliffs of Dover. It is renowned for its natural beauty.[2]

Among the named parts of the Downs are:


  1. ^ The Kent Downs AONB website
  2. ^ Kent Downs photo group on Flickr
  3. ^ *walks/rides available in this Valley
  4. ^ Muir, Jonny (2011). The UK's County Tops: Reaching the top of 91 historic counties. Cicerone. p. 32. ISBN 9781849655538. 
  5. ^ Simon Edwardes (2001). "Historic County Tops". The Mountains of England and Wales. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 

Coordinates: 51°17′N 0°35′E / 51.29°N 0.58°E / 51.29; 0.58