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

Visiting Romney Marsh

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Welcome to the Romney Marsh, known for its natural beauty, the diversity of its habitats, rich history, extensive coastline and its sheep. Between a line of gentle hills and the English Channel, this hundred square miles of peaceful countryside is a paradise for walkers, cyclists and explorers of historic towns, quaint villages, ancient churches and wild life. There is something for everyone on the Marsh. 

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Plan Your Visit

Romney Marsh is conveniently located in south east Kent, just 12 miles from Ashford's Eurostar Station and the M20.
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To See & Do
There is a wide variety of things to do on Romney Marsh, from investigating its nature to learning about its rich history or just enjoying its unique area.
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Places to Eat
There are many places to eat out on Romney Marsh offering a choice of cuisines, from cafes, a variety of restaurants to country pubs.​
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Places to Stay

There are over 50 places to stay on Romney Marsh including traditional B&Bs, hotels, self catering, holiday parks, camping sites and pubs.
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What's On
Why not visit one of the many events that take place on the Romney Marsh, fom the New Romney Fayre to the Lydd Club Day.
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Places to Visit
There is much to see and do on Romney Marsh, from its fine sandy beaches, historical buildings and churches, nature and bird reserves.​
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You can enjoy one of three fine sandy beaches, travel on the worlds smallest public railway, visit historic buildings, from churches, pubs to old forts, see nature in our nature reserves and countryside, climb to the top of a lighthouse, visit Dungeness, Britain's only shingle desert, see our defences against Napoleon, Hitler and others, have a drink or meal at one of our pubs or restaurants, visit a museum or gallery, stay at one of our holiday accommodations, have a walk or cycle ride in the Marsh countryside, have a go at karting, watersports and/or land yachting, visit a zoo and more.

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Romney Marsh

Between a line of gentle Kent hills and the English Channel, this hundred square miles of peaceful countrysideis a paradise for walkers, cyclists and explorers of historic towns, quaint villages, ancient churches and wild life.

Nowadays, the Marsh is a perfect place to find peace and quiet, but in days gone by its remoteness made it an attractive location for smugglers of contraband legends of their exploits are brought to life at festivals and country fairs at Lydd and New Romney.

On the western boundary of the several areas which make up the Romney Marsh is a superb nature reserve and Dungeness, last station on the light railway route from Hythe and the site of the lighthouse whose beams have long guided shipping around Europe's longest shingle promontory. more...


Nature Reserve
Nature Reserves
 

Historic Churches
Historic Churches