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12 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ, Tel: 01227 367368, www.theseasidemuseumhernebay.org/(2 miles, 4 km)
From Dambusters to Floods, Piers to Punch & Judy, the delightful Seaside Museum, Herne Bay has plenty of surprises under one roof.
Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5LU, Tel: 01227 363829, Email(3 miles, 4 km)
In the spring and summer months Herne Bay's seafront beauty is enhanced by gardens, which bring floral colour for visitors who pass the Herne Bay Clock Tower.
Herne Bay, CT6 6JP, explorekent.org/activities/beacon-hill-herne-bay/(2 miles, 3 km)
Beacon Hill in Herne Bay is situated above the shore line and offers a bracing outdoor experience that will blow the cobwebs away! Stunning views of Reculver to the East and the Isle of Sheppey to the west.
Whitstable, CT5 3ER, explorekent.org/activities/clowes-wood/(5 miles, 8 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.
Kings Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5RB, explorekent.org/activities/herne-bay-memorial-park/(2 miles, 4 km)
Herne Bay Memorial Park was originally conceived as a memorial to those that lost their lives in the First World War.
Grove Road, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, explorekent.org/activities/grove-ferry-picnic-site(2 miles, 4 km)
Grove Ferry Picnic Site is an ideal spot to watch the boats drift by and enjoy the wildlife on the river.
Herne Bay, CT6 7TY, explorekent.org/activities/curtis-wood-park/(1 miles, 2 km)
Curtis Wood Park is an informal area of protected open space situated on the outskirts of Herne. The site provides local residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a variety of semi-natural habitats in a relaxed and pleasant setting.
Herne Bay, CT5 2NH, explorekent.org/activities/long-rock/(4 miles, 7 km)
Long Rock is an area of coastal open ground between Herne Bay and Whitstable. Windswept, and with big empty skies, it is a good place for a walk to blow away the cobwebs.
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0DB, Tel: 01227 711950, www.fordwichtown.org/(4 miles, 6 km)
Although it is believed that there was an earlier building on the site, the present Guildhall, or Town Hall as it is known today, was built in 1544 during the reign of King Henry VIII.
Herne Bay, CT6 8DR, hernebaycoastalpark.org/(3 miles, 5 km)
Full of fun activities for everyone, Herne Bay’s Coastal Park features historical buildings, children’s play areas, a rich and diverse natural habitat for plants and wildlife.
Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserves/reculver-visitor-centre-and-country-park(3 miles, 5 km)
Reculver Country Park and Towers is a unique place, combining undeveloped coast, historic buildings and wildlife interest.
Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, Tel: 01227 687487, www.herne-mill.btik.com(1 miles, 2 km)
Herne Mill is a Kentish Smock Mill dating from 1789. It is Grade 1 listed, is owned by Kent County Council and cared for by the volunteers of the Friends of Herne Mill.
Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5JP(3 miles, 4 km)
Facing Telford Terrace is a quasi Victorian sunken garden, erected to celebrate the twinning of Waltrop and Herne Bay.
Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, www.gov.uk/government/publications/kents-national-nature-reserves/kents-national-nature-reserves#stodmarsh(2 miles, 4 km)
Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve is a unique and beautiful area of wetland, internationally recognised as an important home to a rich variety of wildlife, especially birds. Image Stodmarsh Reserve © Emma Griffiths, Natural England
Herne Common, Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ, Tel: 01227 712111(2 miles, 3 km)
Wildwood Wild Animal Park is a year-round experience for all the family in 40 acres of ancient woodland with over 50 species of British wildlife. Enjoy special events, talks and feeds around the park, adventure playzone and restaurant.
Kings Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5BQ, Tel: 01227 366299(2 miles, 4 km)
Herne Bay Hippodrome is an indoor adventure play ground for children with slides, ball pools, swing balls and lots more. The play areas are suitable for under 2's, under 5's and over 5's. The Hippodrome is suitable for children's parties.
Gate 4, Herne Bay High School, Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7NS, Tel: 01227 366921(2 miles, 4 km)
Operated by Active Life Ltd, the Bay Sports Arena is open to the public outside of school hours - evenings, weekends, half terms and school holidays.
William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5NX, Tel: 01227 742102(2 miles, 4 km)
With its central location, the Herons Leisure Centre is open to everyone and offers a wide range of superb facilities including swimming pools, flume, dance and fitness studios, stunning new gym, creche and café.