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Show more details of St Augustine's Abbey
English Heritage

Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, Email, 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.

Coach park: Offsite

  • Drop off: On Site
  • Visit hrs: 2
  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

8 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ, Tel: 01227 367368, Email, www.canterbury-museums.co.uk

This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman Fort.

  • Rail station: Herne Bay (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Goodnestone Park Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Goodnestone, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1PL, Tel: 01304 840107, Email, www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.uk

A peaceful and romantic garden with connections to Jane Austen and one of only three gardens in Kent to be awarded the coveted two stars in the Good Garden Guide.

  • Rail station: Adisham (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
 
 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Roman Museum

Longmarket, Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JR, Tel: 01227 785575, Email, www.canterbury-museum.co.uk

The Canterbury Roman Museum is underground at the level of the Roman town. It's an exciting mix of excavated real objects: authentic reconstructions; and preserved remains of a Roman town house with its famous mosaics.

  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Druidstone Park

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.

  • Rail station: Canterbury West (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Show more details of Barnsole Vineyard

Fleming Road, Staple, Canterbury, CT3 1LG, Tel: 01304 812530, Email, www.barnsole.co.uk

A family run vineyard with its own winery. Visitors are most welcome and may have a free mini-tour to see how our vines are grown and wine produced. Tastings are free and our wines are available for direct sale.

  • Rail station: Canterbury (11 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Whitstable Museum and Gallery

5 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB, Tel: 01227 276998, Email, www.canterbury-museums.co.uk

Dive into maritime history and explore the town. The fascinating displays give townspeolpe and visitors an idea of why Whitstable is here and how it has changed over the years.

  • Rail station: Whistable (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Whitstable Oyster Yawl at Whitstable Oyster Yawl 'The Favourite'

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.

  • Rail station: Whitstable (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Show more details of St Dunstan's Church

80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS, Tel: 01227 472557, Email, www.canterburycityparish.org.uk

The church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.

  • Rail station: Canterbury West
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Greyfriars Chapel

Adjacent to 6 Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 471688, Email, www.eastbridgehospital.org.uk

The only remaining building of the first English Franciscan Friary.

  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Herne Bay Mini Golf

iFun @ Sundancers, 136 - 145 Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 8SS, Tel: 01227 375098, Email, www.ifunatsandancers.co.uk

Herne Bay Mini Golf is an 18 hole course right on Herne Bay's seafront, just 3 minutes walk from the Pier. It is a great family activity and suitable for all ages and abilities.

  • Rail station: Herne Bay (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Reculver Country Park & Reculver Towers
Green Tourism Silver AwardGreen Flag Award

Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, Email

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...

  • Rail station: Herne Bay (4 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable, CT5 1AF, Tel: 01227 281174, Email, www.horsebridge-centre.org.uk

The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located just yards from the beach in the centre of Whitstable town, on a site which has a long tradition of community and cultural activity and offers stunning sea views.

  • Rail station: Whitstable (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Tales
VistEngland VAQAS

St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: +44 (0) 845 070 6255, Email, www.canterburytales.org.uk

Step into medieval Canterbury and accompany Geoffrey Chaucer and his colourful characters on their magical pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.

  • Rail station: Canterbury West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Polar Helicopters Ltd

Hangar 10, Spitfire Way, Kent International Airport, Ramsgate, CT12 5FF, Tel: 01843 823067, Email, www.polarhelicopters.co.uk

Helicopter flights.Get a birds eye view of Canterbury Cathedral or fly along the White Cliffs of Dover, take in the breathtaking views of the beautiful Kent countryside and coastline. Why not have a go at flying?Open 7 days a week all year.

  • Rail station: Minster or Ramsgate (5 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Wildwood
VistEngland VAQAS

Herne Common, Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ, Tel: 01227 712111, Email, www.wildwoodtrust.org

Wildwood Wild Animal Park is a year-round experience for all the family in 40 acres of ancient woodland with over 50 species of British wildlife. Enjoy special events, talks and feeds around the park, adventure playzone and restaurant.

  • Rail station: Herne Bay (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Mount Ephraim Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Staple Street, Hernhill, Faversham, ME13 9TX, Tel: 01227 751496, Email, www.mountephraimgardens.co.uk

Mount Ephraim Gardens have plenty to offer and delight visitors. Unwind in these ten acres of gardens, set in the heart of an 800 acre estate with magnificent views over the Swale Estuary.

  • Rail station: Faversham (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Sailing Barge Greta

Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB, Email, www.greta1892.co.uk/

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

  • Driver: Approx 6 hours
  • Parking: with charge
 
 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Cathedral

The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH, Tel: 01227 762862, Email, www.canterbury-cathedral.org

Motherchurch of the Anglican Communion, seat of the Archbishop. Stunning stained glass. Eleventh Century Crypt, Twelfth Century Quire, Fourteenth Century Nave.

  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge
Beautiful South Awards Highly Commended

18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.thebeaney.co.uk

This fabulous new visitor attraction provides state of the art special and permanent exhibition galleries, a brand new library, excellent learning facilities and a varied programme of events for all ages.

  • Rail station: Canterbury West (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Kent Museum of Freemasonry
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

St. Peters Place, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DA, Tel: 01227 785625, Email, eastkentfreemasons.org/kent-museum-of-freemasonry

Open to all and free to visit, one of the UK's finest collections of Masonic artefacts will take you on a surprising and informative interactive journey through the history of Freemasonry in Kent and beyond, dispelling myths along the way.

  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of St Martin's Church

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, Tel: 01227 453469, 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.

  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Kent County Cricket Club
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3NZ, Tel: 01227 456886, Email, www.kentcricket.co.uk

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.

  • Rail station: Canterbury East (2 miles)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Show more details of Canoe Wild

Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 4BP, Tel: 01227 469219, Email, www.canoewild.co.uk

Hire a canoe, take a river tour or gain a canoe award; suitable for families, beginners and groups in Canterbury, Medway and Hythe.

  • Rail station: Sturry (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Show more details of Howletts Wild Animal Park
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Silver Award

Bekesbourne Road, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, CT4 5EL, Tel: + 44 (0) 844 842 464, Email, www.aspinallfoundation.org/howletts

The Aspinall Foundation's Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent is a great day out for groups of all sizes where education, conservation and fun combine. Set in over 90 acres of beautiful ancient parkland.

  • Visit hrs: 2
  • Rail station: Bekesbourne
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
Show more details of Herne Mill

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.

  • Rail station: Herne Bay (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
 
 
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