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Canterbury Roman Museum, logo
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Longmarket, Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JR, Tel: 01227 785575, Email, www.canterbury-museums.co.uk(1 miles, 2 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.

 
 
Tankerton Slopes

Marine Parade, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BE, Tel: 01227 862162, Email(5 miles, 8 km)

The cliff-top lawns of Tankerton Slopes roll gently towards the sea and provide an excellent view of 'The Street' and a vantage point to watch the nautical world go by. Tankerton is east of Whitstable town centre.

 
 
Canterbury Historic River Tours
VistEngland VAQAS

Kings Bridge, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT, Tel: 07790534744, Email, www.canterburyrivertours.co.uk(1 miles, 2 km)

Flowing through the heart of historic Canterbury, the river is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of one of the country's busiest city centres.

 
 
Hambrook Marshes, Canterbury

Whitehall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BQ, Tel: (1 miles, 2 km)

Set in the floodplan of the Great Stour just outside Canterbury, Hambrook Marshes is in an area of natural marshland located adjacent to the Riverside Retail Park in Wincheap.

 
 
Greyfriars Chapel

Adjacent to 6 Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 471688, Email, www.eastbridgehospital.org.uk(1 miles, 2 km)

The only remaining building of the first English Franciscan Friary.

 
 
The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction Canterbury
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St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: 01227 479227, Email, www.canterburytales.org.uk(1 miles, 2 km)

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

 
 
Eastbridge Hospital, exterior

25 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BD, Tel: 01227 471688, Email, www.eastbridgehospital.org.uk(1 miles, 2 km)

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

 
 
Tours of the Realm, logo

PO Box 1023, Canterbury, CT1 9GR, Tel: 01303 863869, Email, www.toursoftherealm.com(1 miles, 2 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.

 
 
Larkey Valley Wood

Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, Tel: 01227 862000, Email(2 miles, 3 km)

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

 
 
Canterbury Westgate Punts

Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT2 8AA, Tel: 07816 760869, Email, www.crnc.co.uk(1 miles, 2 km)

Boat Route: River Stour.

Relaxing River Stour Tours through public gardens, breathtaking countryside and the city. A choice of short, long and city trips available.

 
 
Whitstable Castle, exterior
Green Flag Award

Tower Hill, Whitstable, CT5 2BW, Tel: 01227 281726, Email, www.whitstablecastle.co.uk(5 miles, 8 km)

Dating back to the 1790's, Whitstable Castle and Gardens has been home to local merchants and dignitaries remaining a landmark attraction throughout its history. It is a 'must see' for everyone visiting the town of Whitstable.

 
 
Whitstable Oyster Yawl 'The Favourite'

Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP, Tel: , www.favourite.org.uk(5 miles, 8 km)

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.

 
 
Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT1 2DB, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/things-to-do-in-the-district/parks-and-gardens/westgate-parks/(1 miles, 2 km)

The Westgate Gardens can be found close to the City centre, just next to the West Gate Tower. The eleven acres of public gardens provide an ideal setting for a gentle stroll along the banks of the River Stour.

 
 
Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre, exterior

11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable, CT5 1AF, Tel: 01227 281174, Email, www.horsebridge-centre.org.uk(5 miles, 8 km)

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.

 
 
Lilford Framing

76 Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2QD, Tel: 01227 766616, Email, www.lilfordframing.com(1 miles, 2 km)

Speciality: Framing

Lilford Framing provide a complete framing service, our friendly and helpful staff have over 30 years of experience.

 
 
Kent Museum of Freemasonry, interior
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St. Peters Place, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DA, Tel: 01227 785625, Email, eastkentfreemasons.org/kent-museum-of-freemasonry(1 miles, 2 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.

 
 
Canterbury Audio Tours, Visitors

The Welcome Centre, Canterbury Coach Park, Canterbury, CT1 1BW, Tel: 01227 637556, Email, www.canterburyaudiotours.co.uk(1 miles, 2 km)

The perfect way to explore some of the well known historic sites of Canterbury, plus some of the hidden gems - available in 8 languages. Enjoy an audio tour & travel at your own pace. 20 attractions and local city landmarks are featured.

 
 
Canterbury Cathedral

The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH, Tel: 01227 762862, Email, www.canterbury-cathedral.org(1 miles, 2 km)

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

 
 
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