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Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey
This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.
Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/grove_ferry_walk.aspx
One of Explore Kent's popular Walks For All series, this route leads through classic coastal Kent countryside from Grove Ferry to Plucks Gutter. (Information coutresy of the Explore Kent Website).
Walk Route: Canterbury, Dover
Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB, Tel: 01227 378100, Email
Touchscreen information point.
King's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AL, www.thekingsmile.org.uk
Canterbury's King's Mile, a collection of streets nestling beneath the walls of Canterbury's ancient Cathedral, is a haven for anyone seeking the taste and feel of real Canterbury.
18 St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BQ, Tel: 01227 763298, www.theladyluck.co.uk
Rock and Roll pub in the heart of Canterbury. Fresh homemade food, gourmet burgers a speciality. Baguettes, nachos, slow cooked chilli and pub favourites.
Whitehall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BQ, Tel: 01227 844479, www.sekgroup.org.uk/ket
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.
Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 1BB, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/stodmarsh_nature_reserve_walk.aspx
One of the special routes in the popular Walks For All series, the path is full or opportunities for everyone to explore the wildlife of this fine nature reserve. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
25 Burgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2HA, www.cathedral-enterprises.co.uk
From pilgrim's badges to beautiful, quality gifts, books and CD's, the Cathedral shop offers a wide range of high quality products, ethically and often locally produced.
Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 826682, 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.
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 2013.
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers – for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the town and gentle coastline of Whitstable – or taking a trip to Canterbury.
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.
Mid-point Canterbury, CT1 2DA, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/cycling/cycle_routes/pilgrims_cycle_trail.aspx
This wonderful new cycle route follows much of the historic Pilgrims Way. It has been created to provide fantastic cycling for anyone wishing to enjoy a sunny day cycling leisurely through the heart of Kent.
Cycle Route: Rochester, Detling, Ashford, Canterbury
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.
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...
Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/stodmarsh_grove_ferry_walk.aspx
A short walk of 1.25 miles. The hard surfaces are well compacted but with occasional stones upt to 30mm.