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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.
Birchington, CT7 9QP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/minnis_bay_to_reculver_walk.aspx
This is a lovely sea walk that is particularly refreshing throughout the year. There is plenty to see as you pass a salt-water lagoon,a working oyster farm and the Reculver Towers and fort. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website)
Walk Route: Minnis Bay to Reculver
Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/countryside/places-to-visit/reculver-country-park/
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...
17 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, Tel: 01227 379777
Relax with hot and cold refreshments and discover Canterbury gifts, souvenirs and church supplies in Conquest House.
Marine Parade, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BE, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
The cliff-top lawns of Tankerton Slopes roll gently towards the sea and provide an excellent view of 'The Street' and a vantage point to watch the nautical world go by. Tankerton is east of Whitstable town centre.
Herne Bay District Office, William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5NX, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
Touchscreen information point.
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.
North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QJ, 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 Golf Club is a private members club open to members of the public by prior booking. It provides a golf shop, coaching, driving range and catering facilities. There is an 18-hole golf course and practice facilities.
Canterbury to Whistatble, CT2 8AN, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/cycling/cycle_routes/crab_and_winkle_way.aspx
Originally a six mile railway line running between Canterbury and Whitstable between 1830 and 1952, some of it was reopened as a cycle and walking route.
Cycle Route: Canterbury to Whitstable
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.