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On this page you will find descriptions and relevent links for the pictures that appear at the top of every page. They are listed in the order they appear on the page.
The Old Lighthouse at Dungeness offers unique and perfect views over the 500 cuspate shingle ridges, created primarily by longshore drift, that have formed the foreland, one of the largest in the world and the greatest example in the UK.
The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway operates the most complete collection of one third full size Steam Locomotives in the world, running on tracks just 15inches apart.
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Romney, HYthe & Dymchurch Railway
picture courtesy of Robbie Graig
The Royal Military Canal runs for 28 miles between Seabrook in the north east and Cliff End in the south west, following the old cliff line which borders Romney Marsh.
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Royal Military Canal
'Romney Marsh' by William Lionel Wyllie
William Lionel Wyllie, born in 1851, was a prolific English painter of maritime themes in both oils and watercolours. His work is in the Tate, the Royal Academy, the Imperial War Museum, the National Maritime Museum and many other galleries
The World, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh.
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 the above his The Ingoldsby Legends