Browsing attractions within 5 miles of Playhouse Theatre Whitstable


Hambrook Marshes, Canterbury

Whitehall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BQ

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.

Ghost Tour guide

38 St Margaret's Street, Outside Alberry's, Canterbury, CT1 2TY, Tel: 0845 5190 267, Email,

An entertaining blend of history, humour and haunting amongst the old city, as the shadows gather meet the ghosthunter for a 75 minute tour of the spooky side of Canterbury.

Canterbury Tourist Guides

Christ Church Gate, The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EE, Tel: 01227 459779, Email,

Enjoy a fascinating 90 minute tour of historic streets AND Cathedral Precincts with knowledgeable, entertaining guides to address your questions and special interests. All for £7.50 or less! Tours daily from the Buttermarket.

The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay
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8 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ,

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.

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Herne Common, Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ, Tel: 01227 712111, Email,

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.

St Augustine's Abbey
English Heritage

Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345,

This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.

Grove Ferry Picnic Site

Riverscroft, Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 0300 333 5146, Email,

Grove Ferry Picnic Site is next to the River Stour and a good base for following the Stour Valley Walk, the Saxon Shore Way or the Wantsum Walks, and is adjacent to Stodmarsh National Reserve.

Reculver Towers and Roman Fort
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Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, Email

The twin towers of St Mary's Church are a distinctive feature of the north Kent coast. They are visible for miles around, guiding visitors as they have guided sailors for centuries. But there is much more to Reculver than the towers...

Herne Bay Memorial Park areial view

Kings Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5DD,

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

Evening River Tours, visitors on trip

Kings Bridge, St. Peters Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT, Tel: 07790534744, Email,

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).

Dane John Gardens, fountain

Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TN, Tel: 01227 862162, Email,

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.

Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT1 2DB, Tel: 01227 862162, Email,

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.

Greyfriars Garden Canterbury

Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NQ, Tel: 01227 471688,

Almost in the centre of Canterbury and behind Eastbridge Hospital is a surprisingly serene garden setting where can be found the Greyfriars Chapel.

Duncan Down Village Green, Whitstable
Green Flag Award

Whitstable, CT5 4FJ, Email

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.

Victory Wood, view towards main ridge
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Yorkletts, Whitstable, Kent, CT2 9JX, Email

This is a place for a great walk set on the edge of the Blean Woodland area. See a wood with a difference! This is the Flagship Site, one of 33 woods plant around the UK, for the Trafalgar Woods Project to commemorate the 200th anniversary.

Tankerton Slopes

Marine Parade, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BE

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.

The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction Canterbury
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St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: 01227 479227, Email,

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

Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Canterbury
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18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA, Tel: 01227 862162, Email,

This fabulous new visitor attraction provides state of the art special and permanent exhibition galleries, a brand new library, excellent learning facilities and a varied programme of events for all ages.

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