Love every second of Herne Bay - a traditional, friendly seaside town on the north Kent coast, perfect for families and fun days out. Only seven miles from the historic city of Canterbury, with two miles of splendid coastline offering seaside favourites such as candyfloss, ice cream parlous, cafés and friendly local pubs. Herne Bay offers a combination of relaxation and fun, with great award-winning beaches lined with brightly coloured beach huts, reflecting the great character of this tranquil seaside town.
Herne Bay Promenade © Tim Stubbings
Herne Bay Beach Huts © Tim Stubbings
Summer Bandstand Concert © Tim Stubbings
Herne Bay seafront © Tim Stubbings
Herne Bay seafront gardens
Herne Bay Pier © Alan Markham
Herne Bay Clock Tower © Greg Davidson
Herne Bay seafront © Danny Ford
Reculver Towers © Paul Williams
Herne Bay Memorial Park
Herne Bay seafront
Herne Bay Events
You'll find plenty of things to do and there's something for everyone. Enjoy seaside picnics with friends and family. Enjoy the coastline, nature and wildlife on walking and cycling trails through the coastal park or visit some of the historic attractions, museums and art galleries along the cultural trail. Summer is packed full of popular events and festivals that celebrate Herne Bay's identity and for water sport enthusiasts the clean waters are perfect for sailing and jet-skiing.
A pedestrian-friendly shopping centre environment is just off the seafront offering plenty of places to stop off, shop and relax, with an array of independent shops and places to eat.