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Greta Sailing Barge

Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB, Tel: 07711657919, Email, www.greta1892.co.uk/

As one of the most historic sailing vessels on the Kent coast, S.B GRETA, spends the summer months chartering from the South Quay, Whitstable Harbour, around the Maunsell Forts, Wind Farm, taking in views of Herne Bay & Whitstable coastline

 
 
 
Herne Windmill, exterior

Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, Tel: 01227 687487, www.herne-mill.btik.com

Herne Mill is a Kentish Smock Mill dating from 1789. It is Grade 1 listed, is owned by Kent County Council and cared for by the volunteers of the Friends of Herne Mill.

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

Kingsmead Road, Canterbury, CT1 1BW, 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.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury West (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
 
 
 
The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

12 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ, Tel: 01227 367368, 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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
The 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

Coach park: Canterbury Coach Park

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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  • Visit hrs: 0
  • Rail station: Canterbury West (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Goodnestone Park Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Goodnestone, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1PL, Tel: 01304 840107, Email, www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk

A peaceful and romantic garden with connections to Jane Austen and one of only three gardens in Kent to be awarded the coveted two stars in the Good Garden Guide.

 
 
 
The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction
VistEngland VAQAS

St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: +44 (0) 1904 261262, 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 with the Canterbury Tales.

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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
 
 
 
Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable, CT5 1AF, Tel: 01227 281174, Email, www.horsebridge-centre.org.uk

Coach park: Whitstable Coach Park

The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located just yards from the beach in the centre of Whitstable town, on a site which has a long tradition of community and cultural activity and offers stunning sea views.

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  • Visit hrs: 0
  • Rail station: Whitstable (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Whitstable Castle, exterior

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

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
 
 
 
Canterbury Christ Church Gate and bike
Beautiful South Awards Silver

House of Agnes, 71 St Dunstans Street, Canterbury, CT2 8BN, 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 historic City of Canterbury – or taking a trip to the coast.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury West (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Canterbury Norman Castle

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

Coach park: Canterbury Coach Park

The ruins of the Canterbury Norman Castle keep and castle walls and one of the three original royal castles in Kent. There are interpretation panels, a tactile model of the castle (circa 1200AD) and elevated viewing areas.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • 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.

 
 
 
Canterbury Cathedral

The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH, Tel: 01227 762862, Email, www.canterbury-cathedral.org/visit/groupvisits/

Coach park: Canterbury Coach Park

Motherchurch of the Anglican Communion, seat of the Archbishop. Stunning stained glass. Eleventh Century Crypt, Twelfth Century Quire, Fourteenth Century Nave.

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  • Drop off: St George's Coach Drop Off
  • Visit hrs: 0
  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Wildwood
lOtC Site Provider AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Herne Common, Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ, Tel: 01227 712111, Email, www.wildwoodtrust.org

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.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Canoe Wild, Canterbury

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

Canoe Wild is a local British Canoeing approved canoe and kayaking adventure company based on the River Stour, just outside Canterbury, offering exciting rural tourism and outdoor group activities in the South East.

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  • Rail station: Sturry (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Canterbury Historic River Tours
VistEngland VAQASBeautiful South Awards Silver

Kings Bridge, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT, Tel: 07790 534 744, Email, www.canterburyrivertours.co.uk

This much acclaimed and multi award winning guided river tour provides a truly entertaining experience for visiting groups and is perfect for all students and adults worldwide.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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