Photo: John Miller
40. Thurnham Castle
Easily accessible through White Horse Wood Country Park, discover the ruins of Thurnham Castle just 3 miles north-east of Maidstone.
The ruins of Thurnham castle date back to the 12th century, the fortress belonged to the de Say family, then the de Thurnhams. Stephen and Robert de Thurnham crusaded with Richard the Lionheart however they never returned. The castle was then left to decay.