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Whitstable Oyster Yawl

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
 
 
 
Herne Bay Museum, logo
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

8 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ, www.theseasidemuseumhernebay.org/

From Dambusters to Floods, Piers to Punch & Judy, this delightful Museum & Gallery has plenty of surprises under one roof.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Brompton Bike Hire, Canterbury

Station Road West, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8AN, Tel: 020 8232 3931, Email, www.bromptonbikehire.com/

Brompton Bike Hire is a unique cycle hire scheme that offers its members 24/7 access to Brompton folding bicycles.

 
 
 
Coach parking in Whitstable

Whitstable, CT5 2HH, Tel: 01227 862000, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/parking

Coaches may park in three designated bays in Tankerton Road car park for £3 for any period up to 24 hours.

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  • Rail station: Whitstable (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Whitstable Museum, logo
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

5 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB, Tel: 01227 276998, Email, www.canterbury-museums.co.uk

Dive into maritime history and explore the town. The fascinating displays give townspeolpe and visitors an idea of why Whitstable is here and how it has changed over the years.

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  • Rail station: Whistable (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Barnsole Vineyard, Canterbury
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Fleming Road, Staple, Canterbury, CT3 1LG, Tel: 07772 300 511, Email, www.barnsole.co.uk

A family run vineyard with its own winery. Visitors are most welcome and may have a free mini-tour to see how our vines are grown and wine produced. Tastings are free and our wines are available for direct sale.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
St. Georges Lane Coach Drop Off Point

St George's Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2SY, Tel: 01227 862162, Email

A two bay coach drop off and collection point is available at St George's Lane. It is located in front of the Whitefriars Shopping Centre and is a short walk from most city centre attractions.

 
 
 
Longleys Private Hire Ltd

Unit 5, Broad Oak Road, Canterbury, CT2 7QE, Tel: 01227 710777, Email, www.longleysprivatehire.co.uk

Airport transfers to and from Canterbury. Cruise transfers (Dover Docks, Southampton Docks). Reliable local service. No extra charge at night or at weekends.

 
 
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
 
 
 
Whitstable Castle, exterior
Green Flag Award

Tower Hill, Whitstable, CT5 2BW, Tel: 01227 281726, Email, www.whitstablecastle.co.uk

Dating back to the 1790's, Whitstable Castle and Gardens has been home to local merchants and dignitaries remaining a landmark attraction throughout its history. It is a 'must see' for everyone visiting the town of Whitstable.

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  • Rail station: Whitstable (0.9 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • 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
 
 
 
St Martin's Church, exterior

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, Tel: 01227 453469, www.martinpaul.org

Coach park: Canterbury Coach Park

St Martin's Church is the oldest in England still in use as a parish church and is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site. This church was the first base of St Augustine when he came to Canterbury in 597.

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  • Visit hrs: 0
  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Stagecoach in East Kent

Bus Station, St. Georges Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2SY, Tel: 0871 200 22 33, Email, www.stagecoachbus.com/

There are regular transport links to many destinations in East Kent from Canterbury Bus Station, including Dover, Folkestone, Hythe, Deal, Sandwich, the Thanet area, Ashford, Faversham, Whitstable and Herne Bay.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
 
 
 
Druidstone Park, woods and bluebells

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.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury West (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Herne Windmill, exterior

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.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
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