A culinary guide to the Isle of Thanet, Kent

At the northeastern edge of the county, the Isle of Thanet — home to Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs — is attracting a wave of creative chefs, whose fresh ideas have transformed the peninsula into one of the UK’s most dynamic dining destinations.

Where to eat in Whitstable, Kent

First-rate seafood is a given, but on the charismatic Kent coast you’ll find Michelin stars and craft beer too. Whitstable's ready supply of oysters once sated the appetites of the Roman Empire, and it continues to innovate today with modern bistros, bars and takeaway picnics. 

Desolation and an unlikely art scene in Dungeness

Kent’s rain-lashed hinterland is an unlikely magnet for creatives and provides the backdrop for a thoroughly different UK weekend away.

A traveller's guide to Tunbridge Wells, Kent

We list the best things to do and see in Tunbridge Wells, a charming Georgian spa town set in the Kent countryside.

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