Kent Downs

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The 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
Map of England and Wales with a green area representing the location of the Kent Downs AONB
Location of the Kent Downs AONB in the UK

The Kent Downs is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 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 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