Begin the season with a visit to one of the many beautiful gardens that the area has to offer. Breath in the amazing scents of the new summer flowers that are in bloom.
If art is a passion of yours then the South East Open Studios is a must, at the annual event held in June you will find a wide range of work on show. This event is free to members of the public.
There's plenty of reasons to dust off your dancing shoes this summer with Tentertainment which is Tenterden's free music festival held in July, perfect for all the family. And who could forget Create - Ashford's free live music festival showcasing local talent.
Photo credit Lewis J Brockway