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Considered to be one of the best gardens in the South East. 14 acres including woodland area and walled garden. Fine trees, large collection of roses and herbaceous plants. Connections with Jane Austen who frequently visited.
A family run vineyard with its own winery. Visitors are most welcome and may have a free mini-tour to see how our vines are grown and wine produced. Tastings are free and our wines are available for direct sale.
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0DB, Tel: 01227 711950, www.fordwichtown.org/(4 miles, 7 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.
Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, www.gov.uk/government/publications/kents-national-nature-reserves/kents-national-nature-reserves#stodmarsh(3 miles, 5 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
Grove Road, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, explorekent.org/activities/grove-ferry-picnic-site(4 miles, 6 km)
Grove Ferry Picnic Site is an ideal spot to watch the boats drift by and enjoy the wildlife on the river.
Chalkpit Farm, School Lane, Bekesbourne, CT4 5EU, Tel: 01227 830666(3 miles, 5 km)
A traditional farm that grows hops and flowers for decoration. Demonstration days. Groups visits and conducted tours are available by arrangement and hop bines and flowers can be purchased here, with other giftware and decorative items.
Rusham Road, Wingham, Canterbury, CT3 1JL, Tel: 01227 720836(1 miles, 2 km)
At Wingham Wildlife Park you will get the chance to get up close and personal to a large array of animals including a lemur. Walk-through and hands on encounters. It's fun and educational for all the family.