To find out
more about Maidstone and Kent there are a number of books and maps available
Listed here are a selection of books and maps to help you get started.
text is part of a series of books for the keen walker. Kent, known
as "the garden of England", is a mixture of countryside, historic
towns and coastal areas. There should be walks to appeal to all tastes,
from Gravesend to the historic city of Canterbury, from Sheerness
via Dover to Hythe on the coast, and from the countryside around Sevenoaks
to the Romney Marsh.
complete guide to Kent and East Sussex
of the classic "Companion Guides", this is devoted to the English
counties of Kent and Sussex. Each volume in the series aims to provide
a comprehensive travel companion in the person of the author, who
knows intimately the places and people of which he or she writes.
edition in the Hidden Places series covers the county known as "the
garden of England", and helps the reader discover the attractive landscapes
of this predominantly rural county. It is packed with information
on the more secluded venues for food, accommodation and places of
book has historical information about cherry growing, and in particular
about Kent. In the UK, Kent is the heart of cherry growing, and we
learn about how cherries were introduced, the native varieties and
how they got here, and then about cherry picking in general. It's
full of anecdotes from the author, as well as serious information
about cherry-based agriculture in general. All-in-all, this is a fascinating
book, and a little sad, since uk cherries are now so difficult to
find outside of Kent or London. I only wish the supermarkets would
get wise, and stock the many interesting varieties grown in the UK.
a history of Maidstone. The book investigates the development of the
town from pre-Roman times to the late 20th-century and covers early
growth to enhanced commmunal consciousness in the late Middle Ages.
It is intended for local people or those with an interest in local
Other Kent / Maidstone
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