Kent Downs

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The Kent Downs
Ranscombe Farm, Medway. In June, these 'unimproved' meadows are covered with chalk grassland flowers.
Kent Downs AONB locator map.svg
Location of the Kent Downs AONB in the UK
LocationKent, England

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.

To the west, Surrey Hills AONB adjoins the Kent Downs AONB.


Among the named parts of the Downs are:


The North Downs Way runs through the full length of the AONB.


  1. ^ The Kent Downs website
  2. ^ *walks/rides available in this Valley Archived 2007-05-02 at
  3. ^ Muir, Jonny (2011). The UK's County Tops: Reaching the top of 91 historic counties. Cicerone. p. 32. ISBN 9781849655538.
  4. ^ Simon Edwardes (2001). "Historic County Tops". The Mountains of England and Wales. Retrieved 20 April 2014.

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