Enjoy taking photos and having a day out in the Kentish countryside? Combine both and take a day out with your camera exploring the best photography locations the county has to offer including open heath land that boasts a plethora of wildife to 14th century moated castles.
While photography is not permitted inside Knole House, the exterior of the five hundred year old property provides many photo opportunities as well as plenty of gardens and grounds to explore. The biggest draw for photography enthusiasts however is the 1000 acre deer park where the animals roam freely.
A 14th-century moated castle near Robertsbridge, built in 1385, Bodiam is one of the most famous and evocative castles in Britain. There are incredible landscapes, views of the castle and moat which are perfect for beginner and more experienced photographers alike. Explore the spiral staircases and wonderful views of the Rother Valley from the top of the towers.
A tranquil and open heathland that occupies the highest sandy ridge-top of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and plays host a plethora of wildlife including deer and birds. The Ashdown Forest is also one of the largest free public access space in the South East so is perfect for having a wander with your camera.
A fairytale location in the heart of the Weald, Scotney Castle boasts magnificent gardens which also hold hidden treats such as an old boat house tucked away in a corner of the lake, as well as getting good reflections of the water. You can spend several hours exploring what was left of the building, and ending your day with a wealth of photographs.
A 12 mile circular walking route near Lamberhurst, Bewl is home to a huge variety of wildlife animals living in and around its spectacular lake as well as its beautiful woodlands just waiting to be captured on camera.