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Herne Windmill, exterior

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.

 
 
Herne Bay Coastal Park

Herne Bay, CT6 8DR, hernebaycoastalpark.org/(1 miles, 2 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.

 
 
Stodmarsh Reserve © Emma Griffith, Natural England

Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 0300 0600 4763, www.gov.uk/government/publications/kents-national-nature-reserves/kents-national-nature-reserves#stodmarsh(5 miles, 8 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

 
 
Reculver Country Park and Towers
Green Tourism Silver AwardGreen Flag Award

Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, Email(3 miles, 5 km)

Reculver Country Park and Towers is a unique place, combining undeveloped coast, historic buildings and wildlife interest.

 
 
Whitstable Museum, logo
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

5 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB, Tel: 01227 276998, www.canterbury.co.uk/museums/coastal-museums.aspx(5 miles, 7 km)

Dive into maritime history and explore the town. The fascinating displays give townspeople and visitors an idea of why Whitstable is here and how it has changed over the years.

 
 
Whitstable Oyster Yawl

Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP, www.favourite.org.uk(5 miles, 7 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.

 
 
Curtis Wood Park, Herne Bay
Green Flag Award

Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TY, Email(2 miles, 3 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 Clock Tower © Paul Williams

Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5LU, Tel: 01227 363829, Email(0 miles, 0 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.

 
 
Wildwood
lOtC Site Provider AwardSelf-assessed Accessibility Information

Herne Common, Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ, Tel: 01227 712111, Email, www.wildwoodtrust.org(3 miles, 4 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.

 
 
Duncan Down Village Green
Green Flag Award

Whitstable, CT5 4FJ, Email(5 miles, 7 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.

 
 
Grove Ferry Picnic Site, Canterbury

Grove Road, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 08458 247 600, Email, explorekent.org/activities/grove-ferry-picnic-site(5 miles, 8 km)

Grove Ferry Picnic Site is an ideal spot to watch the boats drift by and enjoy the wildlife on the river.

 
 
Waltrop Gardens, Herne Bay

Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5JP(0 miles, 0 km)

Facing Telford Terrace is a quaisi Victorian sunken garden, erected to celebrate the twinning of Waltrop and Herne Bay.

 
 
Greta Sailing Barge

Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB, Tel: 07711657919, Email, www.greta1892.co.uk(4 miles, 7 km)

As one of the most historic sailing vessels on the Kent coast, S.B GRETA, spends the summer months chartering from the South Quay, Whitstable Harbour, around the Maunsell Forts, Wind Farm, taking in views of Herne Bay & Whitstable coastline

 
 
Herne Bay Memorial Park

Kings Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5DD(0 miles, 0 km)

Herne Bay Memorial Park was originally conceived as a memorial to those that lost their lives in the First World War.

 
 
Tankerton Slopes © Tim Stubbings

Marine Parade, Whitstable, CT5 2BQ, Email, explorekent.org/activities/tankerton-slopes(4 miles, 6 km)

Tankerton Slopes, just outside Whitstable, is an area of common land between the town and the seashore. It has brightly coloured beach huts and steep paths that lead down to the beach.

 
 
The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

12 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ, Tel: 01227 367368, www.theseasidemuseumhernebay.org/(0 miles, 0 km)

This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman Fort.

 
 
Whitstable Castle, exterior

Tower Hill, Whitstable, CT5 2BW, Tel: 01227 281726, Email, www.whitstablecastle.co.uk(4 miles, 6 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.

 
 

Snappys Adventure Play

 
Snappy's logo

Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS(4 miles, 6 km)

 
 
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