Kennington Tourism

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Kennington is a suburb of Ashford in Kent, England. It is about a mile northeast of the town centre and north of the M20 motorway, and contains the 12th-century church, St Mary's. The main A28 Canterbury Road and A251 Faversham Road run through the village. In recent years the village has expanded with the building of new housing estates in the Little Burton and Towers View areas. The Great Stour river and the Kennington stream run through the area. Kennington is also home to 1st Kennington Scout group, a long running scout group that includes all factions of the Scouting association; Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers (also known as 'Big Cubs'), and a highly successful branch of Network, dubbed 'The Roosters', featuring local minor celebrity 'Little' John Sheret.Kennington has four pubs, "The Old Mill" (formerly The Golden Ball), "The Pilgrims Rest", "The Rose Inn" and "The Pheasant". The "Kennington Carvery" is a new business to the area, opening on Wednesday's, Sunday's & Bank holiday Monday's for an eat as much as you like Carvery. On Friday's & Saturday's the venue can be hired for weddings, parties & all other events. The Kennington News, published quarterly by Kennington Community Forum, is delivered to 5,000 homes and can also be read online.


Home to pretty treasures, Kennington is United Kingdom's best kept secret. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city London, United Kingdom. Add London to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. Tour packages of Kennington are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Kennington*

  • Kennington: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kennington for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kennington.

    • Burglary and Theft 55 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 55 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 65 (High)
    • Attacks 40 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70 (High)
  • Living in Kennington - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 50.16 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.53 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.98 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.3 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kennington

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kennington

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 16.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.99 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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