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The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge 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.
Mount Ephraim Gardens have plenty to offer and delight visitors. Unwind in these ten acres of gardens, set in the heart of an 800 acre estate with magnificent views over the Swale Estuary.
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 862162, Email(2 miles, 3 km)
The ruins of the Canterbury Norman Castle keep and castle walls and one of the three original royal castles in Kent. There are interpretation panels, a tactile model of the castle (circa 1200AD) and elevated viewing areas.
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net(3 miles, 5 km)
Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone Park caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland and enjoy hands on experiences with the farmyard animals.
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!
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.
Adjacent to 6 Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 471688, www.eastbridgehospital.org.uk/(2 miles, 4 km)
Greyfrairs Chapel is the only remaining building of the first English Franciscan Friary.
Off Mill Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2BZ(2 miles, 4 km)
Located next to the Stour, this very small walled garden is paved with natural stone and it provides a quiet space with seating.
St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT, Tel: 01227 786109, www.stpeters-stmildreds.org.uk(2 miles, 4 km)
St Peter's Church has been a place of prayer and worship for over 900 years and its charm and peace are in marked contrast to the busy street.
Canterbury, CT4 7PQ, explorekent.org/activities/larkey-valley-wood-local-nature-reserve/(1 miles, 1 km)
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT1 2DB(2 miles, 3 km)
The Westgate Gardens can be found close to the City centre, just next to the Westgate Towers. The eleven acres of public gardens provide an ideal setting for a gentle stroll along the banks of the River Stour.