The Location

Kent, Freetown Peninsula, Western Area Rural District, Sierra Leone.

Kent Village and Beach lies approximately30 miles east of Freetown. At the southern tip of the Freetown peninsular, Western Area Rural District, Sierra Leone. About 46 miles or 130 minutes drive and ferry to the Freetown International Airport at Lungi, Port Loko District.

Heritage history and slavery

It is a historic village and former slave port founded to resettle enslaved Black British people. Almost 220 years old with graves of the early resettled enslaved people. Notable historic sites are;

Kent Village – the King’s Well, and the basements that enslaved people were kept in until the boats arrived, St.Edwards Anglican Church that slavers attended for worship.

The Banana Islands – historical sites linked to colonial times and the slave trade

York Village – historic village where liberated slaves who served Britain in the Napoleonic wars settled in 1819.

The Beaches and nearby attractions

A long stretch of pristine beaches within few minutes. The property is approximately 500 metres away from the famous Kent Public beach and just 6 minutes drive to Bureh Beach.

The village is Less than 20 minutes boat ride to the Banana Islands, York Village, Black Johnson Beach, John Obey Beach, Mama Beach and Tombo Village. Less than 30 minutes drive to Sussex Beach, and River No. 2 Beach, Tokeh Beach and Waterloo Township. 

Less than 60 minutes to the United States Embassy, Regent, Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Grafton, Jui, Hastings, Guma Lake, Mambo Waterfalls, the Western Area Peninsula Forest, and Masiaka Town. 


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