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

Museums

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Lydd Town Museum

Lydd Town Museum reflects much of the history of the area and offers an interesting insight into what is a fascinating part of Kent.

Martello Tower No.24

Martello Tower No. 24 in Dymchurch High Street was one of 74 towers built along the south coast between 1805 and 1812 to resist the threatened French invasion. It has been restored to its original design and contains replica gunpowder barrels and a 24 pounder muzzle-loading cannon on the gun platform. Martello Tower No. 24 is open every Saturday, Sunday and BH from 2 pm to 4 pm from Easter 2018 until 28 October 2018. Free Entry

New Hall

The New Hall in Dymchurch dates back to the time when Dymchurch was once the headquarters for law and order on the Marsh; the name Dymchurch derives from Deme, mediaeval English for judge or arbiter. It was here where the governors of the Marsh resided (known as The Lord of the Level).

Old Lighthouse

The Old Lighthouse at Dungeness offers unique and perfect views over the 500 cuspate shingle ridges (created primarily by long shore drift) that have formed the foreland, one of the largest in the world and the greatest example in the UK.