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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.
Kings Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5DD, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/things-to-do-in-the-district/parks-and-gardens/memorial-park/(4 miles, 6 km)
Herne Bay Memorial Park was originally conceived as a memorial to those that lost their lives in the First World War.
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net(3 miles, 4 km)
Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland, enjoy hands on experience with the farmyard animals.
80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS, Tel: 01227 786109, Email(5 miles, 8 km)
The church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.
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.
Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5LU, Tel: 01227 363829, Email(4 miles, 6 km)
In the spring and summer months the seafront's beauty is enhanced by gardens, which bring floral colour for visitors who pass the Clock Tower and Bandstand.
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.
104 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, Tel: 01227 272042, www.playhousewhitstable.co.uk(1 miles, 1 km)
Community theatre offering a wide range of entertainment - plays, pantomimes, music, comedy and active youth group.
Yorkletts, Whitstable, Kent, CT2 9JX, Email, www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/wood-information/victory-wood/(2 miles, 4 km)
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.
Marine Parade, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BE, Tel: 01227 862162, Email(1 miles, 1 km)
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.
Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP, www.favourite.org.uk(1 miles, 1 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.
Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, Tel: 01227 687487, www.herne-mill.btik.com(4 miles, 7 km)
Herne Mill is the latest in a long line of mills, which have occupied the site for centuries. It is a local landmark on the skyline above the ancient village of Herne and is a 'sea mark' from the Thames Estuary.
Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TZ, Tel: 01227 862000, Email(4 miles, 6 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.
Whitstable, CT5 4FJ, Tel: 01227 862000, Email(0 miles, 1 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.
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.
New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB, www.theblean.co.uk/(4 miles, 6 km)
Blean Woods are the largest in Kent and, in addition to their intrinsic interest as ancient woodlands they surround a number of attractive villages with pubs, where you can eat and drink, places to visit.