literary Kent

Here in Deal, we are surrounded by literary references.

We are only a bus ride away from Canterbury, where you can visit the Cathedral and learn more about Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

Charles Dickens was heavily influenced by the area, with references to him in Rochester, Broadstairs and of course, the Romney Marshes.

Jane Austen was a regular visitor to Goodnestone Park as it belonged to her brother. a short drive into beautiful countryside with splendid gardens.

St Margarets was home to both Ian Fleming and Noel Coward – in the same house, although not at the same time !

Many more authors have set books in this part of the world and now it is regularly used in film and television too.