- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
Touchscreen information point.
Herne Bay District Office, William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5NX, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
Touchscreen information point.
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
Pier Avenue, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 8PD
Today the sports centre has been demolished and the pier is now open to visitors as a leisure and events space.
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.
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.
White Horse Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RU, Tel: 01227 458599, www.thefoundrycanterbury.co.uk
Restaurant & traditional microbrewery situated in part of an old foundry in the heart of the city. Brewery on display behind a glass wall will provide a range of modern fresh cask conditioned ales, available to try in the restaurant.
Speciality: Burgers, ribs, pies
Riverscroft, Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 0300 333 5146, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/find-a-park/grove-ferry-picnic-site
Grove Ferry Picnic Site is next to the River Stour and a good base for following the Stour Valley Walk, the Saxon Shore Way or the Wantsum Walks, and is adjacent to Stodmarsh National Reserve.
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.
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.
Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, CT2 9HX, Tel: 01227 865 000, Email
The Express by Holiday Inn Canterbury is conveniently located on the A2, 10 minutes by car (4 miles) from the city centre.
104 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, Tel: 01227 272042, www.playhousewhitstable.co.uk
Community theatre offering a wide range of entertainment - plays, pantomimes, music, comedy and active youth group.
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.