- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
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.
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.
Whitstable, CT5 4FJ, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01227 862000, Email
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.
Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01227 862000, Email
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Yorkletts, Whitstable, Kent, CT2 9JX, (4 miles, 6kms), Email, www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/wood-information/victory-wood/
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.
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, (3 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net
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.
Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TN, (0.6 miles, 0.9kms), Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/things-to-do-in-the-district/parks-and-gardens/dane-john-gardens/
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.
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01227 272 700
Chalkpit Farm, School Lane, Bekesbourne, CT4 5EU, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01227 830 666
Community College Whitstable, Bellevue Road, Whitstable, CT5 1PX, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01227 274394
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, (0.3 miles, 0.5kms), Tel: 01227 765 665
Kingsmead Road, Canterbury, CT2 7PH, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms), Tel: 01227 769818
Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01227 282 100