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New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB, www.theblean.co.uk
Blean Woods are the largest in Kent and, in addition to their intrinsic interest as ancient woodlands they surround a number of attractive villages with pubs, where you can eat and drink, places to visit.
If you visit Herne Bay, you'll fall in love with the British seaside all over again. Whether you relax on the beach with a picnic or take a dip in the inviting water, Herne Bay will take you back to the holidays of your childhood.
Intimate setting, mirrors, chandeliers, contemporary art deco at home in an Elizabethan facade. Coffee and cake, evening dinner with wine. Fresh food made to order. Family independent business. 100% gulten free.
Speciality: 100% Gulten Free, Coeliac UK accredited
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
The ruins of a 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.
30-33 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RX, Tel: 01227 826676, www.michaelcaines.com
Perfectly situated in the city centre, ABode Canterbury combines tradition and quality throughout the hotel: in all our luxurious bedrooms, exciting dining locations and private function suites.
The coach park is easily accessible from the main routes into the city with parking machines accepting credit cards and cash. The charge is £15 and there is no pre-booking required.The park will be supported with a new welcome centre.
Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TN, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/things-to-do-in-the-district/parks-and-gardens/dane-john-gardens/
Canterbury's most popular park has been restored into attractive gardens with monuments and memorials, a bandstand with summertime concerts, a central fountain, a tearoom and a children's maze.
12/13 Sun Street, The Buttermarket, Canterbury, CT1 2HX, Tel: 01227 781885, www.number12tearoom.com
Number 12 Tearoom and Restaurant is a traditional British Restaurant. It provides stunning views over to the Christ Church Gate, the grand entrance to the famous Canterbury Cathedral.
Set in 14 acres with walled garden, arboretums, woodland and formal area. Awarded 2 stars in The Good Garden Guide. Visit our tearoom for delicious homemade cakes and light lunches made with garden produce.
67 Burgate, Canterbury, CT1 2HJ, Tel: 01227 784514, www.moattearooms.co.uk
A traditional tea room set in a beautiful 15th Century building. Serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea throughout the day. A wide selection of homemade cakes, scones, soup & lunches available to also takeaway.
Speciality: Homemade cakes and cupcakes, cream teas, breakfast coffee and tea
Enjoy a fascinating 90 minute tour of historic streets AND Cathedral Precincts with knowledgeable, entertaining guides to address your questions and special interests. All for £7 or less! Tours daily from the Buttermarket.
Yorkletts, Whitstable, Kent, CT2 9JX, Email, www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/wood-information/victory-wood/
This is a place for a great walk set on the edge of the Blean Woodland area. See a wood with a difference! This is the Flagship Site, one of 33 woods plant around the UK, for the Trafalgar Woods Project to commemorate the 200th anniversary.
A popular bathing area for families with amusements and amenities nearby, and quaint and colourful beach huts to the western end of the seafront between Herne Bay pier and Hampton pier. Seaside Award 2014.
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.
Whitehall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BQ
Set in the floodplan of the Great Stour just outside Canterbury, Hambrook Marshes is in an area of natural marshland located adjacent to the Riverside Retail Park in Wincheap.