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Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey, (2 miles, 3kms)
This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.
Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TY, Tel: 01227 862190, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/countryside/places-to-visit/curtis-wood-park/, (4 miles, 6kms)
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.
Riding Gate Place, Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TN, Tel: 01227 378100, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
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.
3 Palace Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DY, Tel: 01227 639086, www.lilfordgallery.com, (2 miles, 4kms)
Established in 2000 Lilford Gallery is now one of the leading galleries in Kent. We exhibit contemporary fine art from established national and international artists as well as new and exciting talent.
Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 0300 0600 4763, www.naturalengland.org.uk, (4 miles, 6kms)
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
The perfect way to explore some of the well known historic sites of Canterbury, plus some of the hidden gems - available in 8 languages. Enjoy an audio tour & travel at your own pace. 20 attractions and local city landmarks are featured.
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 378100, Email, (3 miles, 4kms)
The ruins of a 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.
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0DB, Tel: 01227 711950, www.fordwichtown.org, (0.0 miles, 0.0kms)
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.
Herne Bay High School, Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7NS, Tel: 01227 366921, (5 miles, 8kms)
Chalkpit Farm, School Lane, Bekesbourne, CT4 5EU, Tel: 01227 830 666, (3 miles, 5kms)
Rusham Road, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1JL, Tel: 01227 720836, (5 miles, 8kms)
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, Tel: 01227 765 665, (2 miles, 3kms)
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 272 700, (5 miles, 8kms)
Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 282 100, (5 miles, 8kms)