A coastal market town, Hythe has a mix of interesting medieval and Georgian buildings, as well as a Victorian seafront promenade. The pebbled beach is fantastic for long walks, flying kites, fishing, watching the waves and eating old fashioned English fish and chips. With woods, meadows, picnic and play areas, Brockhill Park makes an excellent place for a family day out. Full-sized diesel locomotives travel along the 13-and-a-half-miles of track from Hythe to Dungeness on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway. St Leonard’s Church overlooks the town and is dedicated to St. Leonard, the patron Saint of Prisoners. It was originally built around 1090 and boasts many Norman features, as well as the largest and best-preserved collection of ancient human skulls and bones in Britain. The collection is housed in the crypt and is open to visitors from Easter to September. The church itself can be visited all year round. Just 4 miles from Hythe, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, set in 600-acres of countryside, houses many endangered, rare and interesting species.