There is a good reason why Kent is known as the ‘garden of England’. Surrounded by natural beauty and countryside, Kent is the perfect place to retire if you want to be close to chirping birds and country walks.
Moments away from London, there are plenty of things to do and places to visit in Kent, whether you want to relax on one of Kent’s beaches, or discover the thrills of Dover castle. Find out how you can spend your retirement in Kent below.
Explore the White Cliffs of Dover
One of the best places to visit in Kent are the White Cliffs of Dover. While often seen as a symbol of Britain’s wartime defence, Dover is now seen as a place of peace. You can take a tranquil walk across the chalky white cliffs, meet and greet plenty of wildlife, and enjoy sumptuous views of the English channel.
Enjoy a day out at the beach
Kent’s stunning beaches are amongst the best in Europe, and just moments away from our retirement villages in Kent. You can spoil your grandchildren with a fun-filled day out in Kent, which has easy access to spots like Whitstable, Margate and Broadstairs.
Take a tour of the countryside
Kent is perhaps best known for its fantastic, unspoiled countryside, with gorgeous natural sights around every corner. There are plenty of choice spots to have a rewarding country stroll, from Penhurst Place to Godinton House & Gardens.
Historic Kent attractions
Retirement is a great time to learn new things, and Kent has plenty of history to discover. History buffs will never run out of fun things to do in Kent, whether you want to visit ancient landmarks like Dover Castle, or the breath-taking sight of Canterbury Cathedral.
Kent provides some stunning views, but there’s much more to this area than meets the eye. Unwind from the demands of work life with some retail therapy, whether you want the commercial appeal of Bluewater shopping centre, or the independent outlets of Rochester’s Victorian High Street.
A wholesome blend of city and country life, the possibilities of a retirement in Kent are endless. To make your Kent retirement dream a reality, why not consider one of our retirement homes in Kent, located halfway between Kent and London.