Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey
This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers – for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the town and gentle coastline of Whitstable – or taking a trip to Canterbury.
Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5LU, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
In the spring and summer months the seafront's beauty is enhanced by gardens, which bring floral colour for visitors who pass the Clock Tower and Bandstand.
5-7 Canterbury Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2HL, Tel: 01227 765506, www.panteli.biz
Traditional English menu, with self service restaurant and table service restaurant open from 7am to 4pm.
67 Burgate, Canterbury, CT1 2HJ, Tel: 01227 784514, www.moattearooms.co.uk
A traditional tea room set in a beautiful 15th Century building. Serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea throughout the day. A wide selection of homemade cakes, scones, soup & lunches available to also takeaway.
Speciality: Homemade cakes and cupcakes, cream teas, breakfast coffee and tea
Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 0300 0600 4763, www.naturalengland.org.uk/ourwork/conservation/designations/nnr/1005003.aspx
Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve is a unique and beautiful area of wetland, internationally recognised as an important home to a rich variety of wildlife, especially birds. Image Stodmarsh Reserve © Emma Griffiths, Natural England
King's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AL, www.thekingsmile.org.uk
Canterbury's King's Mile, a collection of streets nestling beneath the walls of Canterbury's ancient Cathedral, is a haven for anyone seeking the taste and feel of real Canterbury.
Canterbury, CT1 2JJ, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
Queen Bertha's walk links together the three parts of Canterbury's World Heritage Sites - the Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church.
Wildwood Wild Animal Park is a year-round experience for all the family in 40 acres of ancient woodland with over 50 species of British wildlife. Enjoy special events, talks and feeds around the park, adventure playzone and restaurant.
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net
Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland, enjoy hands on experience with the farmyard animals.
The coach park is easily accessible from the main routes into the city with parking machines accepting credit cards and cash. The charge is £15 and there is no pre-booking required.The park will be supported with a new welcome centre.
Whitstable, CT5 1BX, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
Whitstable is like no other town by the sea. Its traditional charms, strong arts culture and rich maritime history complement Whitstable's modern appeal.
Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, Tel: 01227 687487, www.herne-mill.btik.com
Herne Mill is the latest in a long line of mills, which have occupied the site for centuries. It is a local landmark on the skyline above the ancient village of Herne and is a 'sea mark' from the Thames Estuary.