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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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.

 
 
 
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
 
 
 
St Dunstan's Church, exterior

80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS, Tel: 01227 472557, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/your-community/support-for-voluntary-and-community-organisations/parishes/

The church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury West (0 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
Canterbury Heritage Museum, logo
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 475202, Email, www.canterbury-museums.co.uk

Discover Canterbury's history, from millions of years ago to the present, explored through interactive displays in an amazing medieval building.

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  • Visit hrs: 1
  • Rail station: Canterbury West (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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.

 
 
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 Roman Museum, logo
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Longmarket, Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JR, Tel: 01227 785575, Email, www.canterbury-museum.co.uk

The Canterbury Roman Museum is underground at the level of the Roman town. It's an exciting mix of excavated real objects: authentic reconstructions; and preserved remains of a Roman town house with its famous mosaics.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort
Green Tourism Silver AwardGreen Flag Award

Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, Email

The twin towers of St Mary's Church are a distinctive feature of the north Kent coast. They are visible for miles around, guiding visitors as they have guided sailors for centuries. But there is much more to Reculver than the towers...

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (4 miles)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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