- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
The beach is one of the very few in the country that has a pub on it. With its pebbles and groynes, this unspoilt shoreline will make you reminisce. Choose to swim, stroll or sit and enjoy the stunning sunsets on this popular beach.
The Goods Shed, Station Road West, Canterbury, CT2 8AN, thegoodsshed.co.uk/whitstable-larder/
Traditional 'Home Cooking' with ingredients sourced from 'The Garden of England'. Whitstable Larder excels in quality homemade food baked fresh daily at The Goods Shed in Canterbury.
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.
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.
Reculver to Swalecliffe, CT6 6ST, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/cycling/find-a-cycle-route-or-centre/cycle-rides-oyster-bay-trail
If you enjoy great sea views, big skies and historic landscapes then visit the seven mile long Oyster Bay Trail. The route is mostly flat surfaced paths between Swalecliff and Reculver.
Cycle Route: Reculver to Swalecliffe
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net
Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland, enjoy hands on experience with the farmyard animals.
Canterbury, CT1 2JJ, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
Queen Bertha's walk links together the three parts of Canterbury's World Heritage Sites - the Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church.
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.
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
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
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.
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.