“The World, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh.”

Romney Marsh   

Romney Marsh The Fifth Continent is known for its natural beauty, the diversity of its habitats, rich history, extensive coastline and its sheep.

With excellent accommodation, outstanding attractions, fine food and drink, varied walking routes and many sandy beaches, Romney Marsh is an ideal place to visit, explore and enjoy. Find out more
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Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway
For the past 88 years the RH & DR has been an integral part of the landscape of the Romney Marsh. Known as “Kent’s Mainline in Miniature”, Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway 
the one-third full size steam & diesel locomotives have powered their way along the 13½ miles of track from the
Hythe, terminating in Dungeness

With 4 stations in between, all within walking distance of a beach, the railway provides you with an opportunity to explore this unique corner of Kent. Coast & country walks, with all manner of wildlife and flora to be seen, cycle rides, historic churches and iconic lighthouses are all on our doorstep. Find out more                  

Lydd Club Day
Saturday 20 June
Lydd Club Day 2014

Lydd Club Day is an annual local Carnival held on the Rype in Lydd.  Apart from a brief cessation during the war years, it has taken place annually since 1868. The day features a funfair, boot fair, stalls and children's dressing up in the afternoon and floats in the evening. 
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Jam on the Marsh
Thursday 9 July  to          Sunday 19 July
JAM on the Marsh
JAM on the Marsh is a multi-art festival built around Kent’s magnificent Romney Marsh and its famous medieval churches
In 2015 there are 19 events programmed over 10 days, including: music concerts, art events, a children’s art workshop, and poetry recitals. The festival crosses the Romney Marsh from Dungeness to New Romney.
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New Romney Country Fayre
Saturday 25 July
New Romney Country Fayre

The New Romney Country Fayre is the largest free event on Romney Marsh, attracting over 7,000 visitors from all over the south east of England. With varied entertainment in two arenas and over 130 stalls, there is something for everyone.
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Romney Marsh is known as The Fifth Continent. Thomas Ingoldsby, the pen name of 19th century author and cleric Richard Harris Barham (sometime Rector of St Dunstan, Snargate), wrote in his The Ingoldsby Legends:
The World, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh.