- See & Do
- What's On
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
Rough Common, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9DD, www.theblean.co.uk/(3 miles, 5 km)
The Blean Woods National Nature Reserve is a wonderful place for quiet walks in beautiful ancient woodland.
Whitstable, CT5 3ER, explorekent.org/activities/clowes-wood/(5 miles, 7 km)
Clowes Wood is an area of mixed woodland between Canterbury and Whitstable. It has lots of tracks and trails and is well used by walkers, families and cyclists.
Canterbury, CT4 7PQ, explorekent.org/activities/larkey-valley-wood-local-nature-reserve/(2 miles, 4 km)
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, CT4 7LS, Tel: 01622 662012, www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserves/bigbury-camp(3 miles, 5 km)
Bigbury camp is a pre-Roman Iron Age hillfort in Howfield Wood.
Canterbury, CT2 8NL, explorekent.org/activities/whitehall-meadows-and-bingley-island/(2 miles, 3 km)
Whitehall Meadows and Bingley Island is low lying grassland next to the River Stour on the outskirts of Canterbury. Linked to the city centre park, Westgate Gardens, the area dates back to the Domesday period.
Chartham Hatch, Canterbury, CT4 7LS, Tel: 01622 662012, www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserves/south-blean(4 miles, 7 km)
Decidious woodland, conifer and sweet chestnut plantation, as well as bog and heath.