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Herne Bay Cycle Hire
Beautiful South Awards Silver

Pier Approach, Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5JN, Tel: 01227 388058, Email, www.kentcyclehire.com

Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers - for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the coastline between Whitstable and Reculver or inland towards Canterbury.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay Station (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction Canterbury
VistEngland VAQAS

St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: +44 (0) 845 070 6255, Email, canterburytales.org.uk/groups

Coach park: Canterbury Coach Park

Step into medieval Canterbury and accompany Geoffrey Chaucer and his colourful characters on their magical pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.

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  • Drop off: St George's Lane
  • Driver: Free admission
  • Visit hrs: 0
  • Rail station: Canterbury West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Canterbury Coach Park and welcome centre

Kingsmead Road, Canterbury, CT1 1AY, Tel: 01227 862000, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/parking

There are 48 coach parking paces at the Canterbury Coach Park which is currently situated in Kingsmead Road. This park replaces the old site at Kingsmead and provides a short and pleasant riverside walk to the City centre.

 
 
Fordwich Town Hall, Canterbury
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0DB, Tel: 01227 711950, www.fordwichtown.org

Although it is believed that there was an earlier building on the site, the present Guildhall, or Town Hall as it is known today, was built in 1544 during the reign of King Henry VIII.

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  • Rail station: Sturry (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Canterbury Norman Castle

Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 862162, Email

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Kent Museum of Freemasonry, interior
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

St. Peters Place, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DA, Tel: 01227 785625, Email, eastkentfreemasons.org/kent-museum-of-freemasonry

Open to all and free to visit, one of the UK's finest collections of Masonic artefacts will take you on a surprising and informative interactive journey through the history of Freemasonry in Kent and beyond, dispelling myths along the way.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Brompton Dock Ltd

Station Road West, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8AN, Tel: 020 8232 3931, Email, www.bromptondock.co.uk

Brompton Dock is an innovative cycle hire scheme that uses folding bicycles. These bikes are available for both long and short-term hire and can be hired 24/7/365. They can be taken on public transport, even during peak times.

 
 
 
Canoe Wild, Canterbury

Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 4BP, Tel: 01227 469219, Email, www.canoewild.co.uk

Explore Kent’s amazing and tranquil rivers with Canoe Wild. Hire a Canadian style open canoe and experience stunning scenery, get close to wildlife and feel the benefits of canoeing as a gentle outdoor activity.

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  • Rail station: Sturry (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Whitstable Oyster Yawl 'The Favourite'

Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP, www.favourite.org.uk

This oyster yawl, which is also known as a smack, was built in 1890 by the Whitstable Shipping company and worked until 1944. She can now be viewed between the seawall and Island Wall, about 200m east of the Neptune pub.

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  • Rail station: Whitstable (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Canterbury
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.thebeaney.co.uk

This fabulous new visitor attraction provides state of the art special and permanent exhibition galleries, a brand new library, excellent learning facilities and a varied programme of events for all ages.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury West (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Whitstable Cycle Hire, on beach
Beautiful South Awards Silver

61 Harbour Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AG, Tel: 01227 388058, Email, www.kentcyclehire.com

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.

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  • Rail station: Whitstable (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Coach parking in Herne Bay

Herne Bay, CT6 5EW, Tel: 01227 862000, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/parking

Buses and coaches can park in designated bays in this car park for £3 a day.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (2 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
 
 
 
Tours of the Realm, logo

PO Box 1023, Canterbury, CT1 9GR, Tel: 01303 863869, Email, www.toursoftherealm.com

Tours of the Realm offer chauffeured, sightseeing tours of rural and historic Britain to small groups of 2 to 3 people. An exclusive, bespoke and superior service for discerning travellers. Day tours or longer tours available on request.

 
 
 
Herne Bay Mini Golf Club

iFun @ Sundancers, 136 - 145 Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 8SS, Tel: 01227 375098, Email, www.ifunatsandancers.co.uk

Herne Bay Mini Golf is an 18 hole course right on Herne Bay's seafront, just 3 minutes walk from the Pier. It is a great family activity and suitable for all ages and abilities.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Howletts Wild Animal Park, tiger
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Silver Award

Bekesbourne Road, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, CT4 5EL, Tel: +44 (0)844 842 4647, Email, www.aspinallfoundation.org/howletts

The Aspinall Foundation's Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent is a great day out for groups of all sizes where education, conservation and fun combine. Set in over 90 acres of beautiful ancient parkland.

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  • Visit hrs: 2
  • Rail station: Bekesbourne (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Mount Ephraim House
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Staple Street, Hernhill, Faversham, ME13 9TX, Tel: 01227 751496, Email, www.mountephraimgardens.co.uk

Mount Ephraim Gardens have plenty to offer and delight visitors. Unwind in these ten acres of gardens, set in the heart of an 800 acre estate with magnificent views over the Swale Estuary.

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  • Rail station: Faversham (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Herne Bay Museum, logo
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

8 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ, Tel: 01227 367368, Email, www.canterbury-museums.co.uk

This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman Fort.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St Augustine's Abbey
English Heritage

Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, Email, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey

Coach park: Offsite

This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.

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  • Drop off: On Site
  • Visit hrs: 2
  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
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