Browsing local attractions within 5 miles of Canterbury Cycle Hire


Westgate Towers Museum, Canterbury

St. Peters Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2BQ, Tel: 01227 458629, Email, miles, 0 km)

Built in 1380 the Westgate Towers is England's oldest surviving Medieval Gateway. Explore its unique history and take in some of the most iconic views in the county of Kent from the battlements viewpoint!

Evening River Tours, visitors on trip

Kings Bridge, St. Peters Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT, Tel: 07790534744, Email, miles, 0 km)

A wonderful way to capture the magic of the river is through our candlelit evening tours! These tours are provided solely for our group markets, usually with a minimum number of ten participants (subject to a minimum charge).

Kent Museum of Freemasonry, interior
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St. Peters Place, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DA, Tel: 01227 785625, Email, miles, 0 km)

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.

Eastbridge Hospital, exterior

25 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BD, Tel: 01227 471688, Email, miles, 0 km)

Eastbridge Hospital was founded following the murder of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral as accommodation for poor Pilgrims visiting his tomb.

Druidstone Park, woods and bluebells

Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, miles, 4 km)

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.

Whitehall Meadows and Bingley Island

Off Whitehall Road, Canterbury, CT2 8NL, Email(1 miles, 1 km)

This area dates back to the Doomsday period. Today it is one of a few areas of riverside grassland that has not been treated with weedkillers or fertilisers, which means that a wide variety of species can thrive.

Duncan Down Village Green, Whitstable
Green Flag Award

Whitstable, CT5 4FJ, Email(5 miles, 8 km)

Duncan Down is the largest open space in Whitstable. Originally earmarked for housing in the 1930s, the land is now protected as a Village Green, providing opportunities for local people to relax and enjoy wildlife.

Canterbury Heritage Museum, logo
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Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 475202, Email, miles, 3 km)

Discover Canterbury's history, from millions of years ago to the present, explored through interactive displays in an amazing medieval building.

Tours of the Realm, logo

PO Box 1023, Canterbury, CT1 9GR, Tel: 01303 863869, Email, miles, 1 km)

Tours of the Realm offer chauffeured, sightseeing tours of rural and historic Britain to small groups of 2 to 3 people. An exclusive, bespoke and superior service for discerning travellers. Day tours or longer tours available on request.

St Martin's Church, exterior

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, Tel: 01227 768072, miles, 1 km)

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.

Canterbury Cathedral

The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH, Tel: 01227 762862, Email, miles, 1 km)

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

Canterbury Punting Co, visitors on a trip

Water Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2NQ, Tel: 07786332666, Email, miles, 1 km)

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.

Howletts Wild Animal Park, tiger
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Silver Award

Bekesbourne Road, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, CT4 5EL, Tel: +44 (0)844 842 4647, Email, miles, 5 km)

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.

Greyfriars Chapel

Adjacent to 6 Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 471688, Email, miles, 1 km)

The only remaining building of the first English Franciscan Friary.

Dane John Gardens, fountain

Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TN, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, miles, 1 km)

Canterbury's most popular park has been restored into attractive gardens with monuments and memorials, a bandstand with summertime concerts, a central fountain, a tearoom and a children's maze.

Canterbury Glass Art

56 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DY, Tel: 01227 478418, Email, miles, 1 km)

Hand made unique glass figurines; animals and jewelley all made at the small workshop on the premises.

Larkey Valley Wood

Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, Email(1 miles, 2 km)

This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.

Canterbury Roman Museum, logo
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Longmarket, Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JR, Tel: 01227 785575, Email, miles, 1 km)

Explore the Roman town beneath your feet. Canterbury's underground Roman Museum is built around the remains of a Roman town house with mosaics preserved where excavated.

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