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Exterior of the Beaney Art Museum and Library
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

18 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RA, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.thebeaney.co.uk(2 miles, 4 km)

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.

 
 
St Martin's Church, exterior

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, Tel: 01227 768072, www.martinpaul.org(2 miles, 3 km)

St Martin's Church is the oldest in England still in use as a parish church and is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site. This church was the first base of St Augustine when he came to Canterbury in 597.

 
 
Canterbury Heritage Museum, logo
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 475202, Email, www.canterbury-museums.co.uk(3 miles, 5 km)

Discover Canterbury's history, from millions of years ago to the present, explored through interactive displays in an amazing medieval building.

 
 
Larkey Valley Wood

Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, Tel: 01227 862000, Email(4 miles, 6 km)

This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.

 
 
St Dunstan's Church, exterior

80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS, Tel: 01227 472557, Email(3 miles, 4 km)

The church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.

 
 
Grove Ferry Picnic Site

Riverscroft, Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 0300 333 5146, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/find-a-park/grove-ferry-picnic-site(4 miles, 7 km)

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.

 
 
Dane John Gardens, fountain

Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TN, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/things-to-do-in-the-district/parks-and-gardens/dane-john-gardens/(2 miles, 4 km)

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.

 
 
Greyfriars Chapel

Adjacent to 6 Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 471688, Email, www.eastbridgehospital.org.uk(2 miles, 4 km)

The only remaining building of the first English Franciscan Friary.

 
 
The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction Canterbury
VistEngland VAQAS

St Margaret's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TG, Tel: 01227 479227, Email, www.canterburytales.org.uk(2 miles, 4 km)

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

 
 
St Mildred's Church, Canterbury

Church Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2PP, Tel: 01227 455994, Email, www.canterburycityparish.org.uk(3 miles, 4 km)

Situated near Canterbury Castle and the only standing pre-Norman conquest church inside the city walls.

 
 
Tours of the Realm, logo

PO Box 1023, Canterbury, CT1 9GR, Tel: 01303 863869, Email, www.toursoftherealm.com(2 miles, 2 km)

Tours of the Realm offer chauffeured, sightseeing tours of rural and historic Britain to small groups of 2 to 3 people. An exclusive, bespoke and superior service for discerning travellers. Day tours or longer tours available on request.

 
 
Eastbridge Hospital, exterior

25 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BD, Tel: 01227 471688, Email, www.eastbridgehospital.org.uk(2 miles, 4 km)

Eastbridge Hospital was founded following the murder of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral as accommodation for poor Pilgrims visiting his tomb.

 
 
Lilford Gallery, exterior

3 Palace Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DY, Tel: 01227 639086, www.lilfordgallery.com(2 miles, 4 km)

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.

 
 
St Augustine's Abbey
English Heritage

Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey(2 miles, 3 km)

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

 
 
Howletts Wild Animal Park, tiger
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Silver Award

Bekesbourne Road, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, CT4 5EL, Tel: +44 (0)844 842 4647, Email, www.aspinallfoundation.org/(2 miles, 3 km)

The Aspinall Foundation's Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent is a great day out for groups of all sizes where education, conservation and fun combine. Set in over 100 acres of beautiful ancient parkland.

 
 
Kent Museum of Freemasonry, interior
Self-assessed Accessibility Information

St. Peters Place, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DA, Tel: 01227 785625, Email, eastkentfreemasons.org/kent-museum-of-freemasonry(2 miles, 4 km)

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.

 
 
Herne Windmill, exterior

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.

 
 
Ghost Tour guide

38 St Margaret's Street, Outside Alberry's, Canterbury, CT1 2TY, Tel: 0845 5190 267, Email, www.canterburyghosttour.com(2 miles, 4 km)

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.

 
 
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