The appearance of Canterbury, from whatever part approached, is exquisitely beautiful, and as we enter, symbols of its antiquity stare us in the face everywhere.
The only object worthy of notice is Marden church. Boughton Place in the neighbourhood is a very fine estate, from some points of which may be obtained several extensive views over the Weald of Kent.
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Folkestone is rapidly becoming a much frequented watering place, as well as a favourite point of embarkation to France; the distance to Boulogne is only twenty-seven miles.
The capital of Kent, on the Medway, and in a tract of land of great fertility, among orchards, hop grounds, and woodlands.