- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RA, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
The Canterbury Visitor Centre provides a wide range of merchandise from local books, souvenirs and gifts to traditional postcards, maps and guide books.
102 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, Tel: 01227 265800, www.shangrila-restaurant.co.uk
Authentic Thai food cooked fresh to order. Alfresco dining in secluded courtyard.
29ab St. Margarets Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TG, Tel: 01227 478999, www.cjs-canterbury.co.uk
Family run baguette shop serving 49 different fillings in freshly baked bread. Organic coffees, gluten, dairy free soups, hot roast dinner baguettes.
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.
While in Kent why not experience the fun and excitement of cricket - the English game? Kent County Cricket Club is the birthplace of the county game and offers groups the opportunity to enjoy the most English of pastimes.
25-34 Roper Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7EL, Tel: 01227 766655, www.roperplace.co.uk
Canterbury's Interior Design Quarter. Walking distance of Westgate Towers - free parking - offering a tremendous choice, design and value for your home.
3 Palace Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DY, Tel: 01227 639086, www.lilfordgallery.com
Established in 2000 Lilford Gallery is now one of the leading galleries in Kent. We exhibit contemporary fine art from established national and international artists as well as new and exciting talent.
Canterbury, CT1 2JT, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/find-a-walk/literary-walks-christopher-marlowe-and-canterbury
Join Kent Libraries and Archives and Explore Kent on this exciting circular walk around Canterbury, celebrating Marlowe. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Walk Route: Canterbury
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.
20 Lower Bridge Street, Canterbury, CT1 2LG, www.thaisrus-grocers.co.uk
Authentic Oriental and Asian food products. Fresh Thai herbs, frozen seafood, tofu and soy products, rice and noodles, snacks and dim sum, cooking advice, spices and sauces.
North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, Tel: 01227 768072, www.martinpaul.org
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.
Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/find-a-walk/walks-for-all-stodmarsh-national-nature-reserve-grove-ferry
A short walk of 1.25 miles. The hard surfaces are well compacted but with occasional stones upt to 30mm.
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
Birchington, CT7 9QP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/find-a-walk/walks-for-all-minnis-bay-to-reculver-country-park
This is a lovely sea walk that is particularly refreshing during the summer months. There is plenty to see as you pass a salt-water lagoon, a working oyster farm and the Reculver Towers and fort.
Walk Route: Minnis Bay to Reculver
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 100 acres of beautiful ancient parkland.
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.
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.
60 - 61 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DY, Tel: 01227 787786, www.mrsjoneskitchen.co.uk
Mrs Jones Kitchen is all about great cooking. We make our dishes and cakes from scratch using fresh, local ingredients.
If you're in search of great food in Whitstable, head along the coast to The Marine Hotel and savour a rich and varied selection of high quality dishes. Snacks and meals can be enjoyed in the bar and lounge.