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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
Escape the busy pavements and lay back into the cushions, meander down the river and see the City as you never could on foot. Listen to historic Canterbury's rich and fascinating story as you sip champagne and view medieval buildings.
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers - for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the coastline between Whitstable and Reculver or inland towards Canterbury.
Serves traditional pub lunches, including sandwiches, light bites and main meals. Dinner, bed and breakfast offer £125 includes 1 night stay for two people, breakfast for 2 and 2 courses each from our evening menu - Mon to Thurs.
102 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, Tel: 01227 265800, www.shangrila-restaurant.co.uk
Authentic Thai food cooked fresh to order. Alfresco dining in secluded courtyard.
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
Canterbury to Chartham, CT2 8BG, Tel: 01227 862190, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/things-to-do-in-the-district/walking-cycling-routes/
A walking and cycling route that follows the River Great Stour. As well as providing a safe and traffic free path that is accessible for wheelchair users, it makes it easy to access the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Walk Route: Canterbury to Chartham
Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6BA, Tel: 01227 374188, www.thekingshall.com/hiring-the-hall/meetings-and-conferences/
The Kings Hall is an architectural gem, captivating visitors with its original Edwardian features and idyllic seafront views. It was originally named the King Edward VII Memorial Hall.
Chartham, Canterbury, CT4 7JW, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/chartham_walk.aspx
A village green and historic houses are the hallmarks of Chartham at the start of this pleasant circular walk. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Walk Route: Chartham
There are regular transport links to many destinations in East Kent from Canterbury Bus Station, including Dover, Folkestone, Hythe, Deal, Sandwich, the Thanet area, Ashford, Faversham, Whitstable and Herne Bay.
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.