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St George's Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2SY, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
A two bay coach drop off and collection point is available at St George's Lane. It is located in front of the Whitefriars Shopping Centre and is a short walk from most city centre attractions.
Set in 14 acres with walled garden, arboretums, woodland and formal area. Awarded 2 stars in The Good Garden Guide. Visit our tearoom for delicious homemade cakes and light lunches made with garden produce.
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.
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.
Chartham, Canterbury, CT4 7JW, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/find-a-walk/walks-in-east-kent-chartham
Walk Route: Chartham
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).
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 100 acres of beautiful ancient parkland.
Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury, CT1 2BT, Tel: 0330 500 1331, www.curzoncinemas.com/canterbury/
Curzon brings to Canterbury its renowned programme of independent films from all over the world, as well as a range of exciting events including live opera, ballet, theatre and art broadcasts.
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.
Enjoy a fascinating 90 minute tour of historic streets AND Cathedral Precincts with knowledgeable, entertaining guides to address your questions and special interests. All for £7.50 or less! Tours daily from the Buttermarket.
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
The ruins of a Norman castle keep and castle walls and one of the three original royal castles in Kent. There are interpretation panels, a tactile model of the castle (circa 1200AD) and elevated viewing areas.
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers – for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the historic City of Canterbury – or taking a trip to the coast.
Birchington, CT7 9QP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/find-a-walk/walks-for-all-minnis-bay-to-reculver-country-park
Walk Route: Minnis Bay to Reculver
This is a lovely sea walk that is particularly refreshing during the summer months. There is plenty to see as you pass a salt-water lagoon, a working oyster farm and the Reculver Towers and fort.
Herne Bay District Office, William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5NX, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
Touchscreen information point.
White Horse Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RU, Tel: 01227 458599, www.thefoundrycanterbury.co.uk
Speciality: Burgers, ribs, pies
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.