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Romney Marsh

Romney Marsh is an area of Kent in south-east England which used to be a coastal marsh. Land reclamation and the retreat of the sea over the last few hundred years means the land is now suitable for farming.

The Marsh is famous for smuggling, sheep, its many churches, the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway and the legend of Doctor Syn.


"The world according to the best geographers is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America, and Romney Marsh"
from Ingoldsby Legends, Reverend Richard Harris Barham (Rector of Snargate)