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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.
The Westgate Gardens can be found close to the City centre, just next to the West Gate Tower. The eleven acres of public gardens provide an ideal setting for a gentle stroll along the banks of the River Stour.
104 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01227 272042, www.playhousewhitstable.co.uk
Community theatre offering a wide range of entertainment - plays, pantomimes, music, comedy and active youth group.
Enjoy a fascinating 90 minute tour of historic streets AND Cathedral Precincts with knowledgeable, entertaining guides to address your questions and special interests. All for £6.50 or less! Tours daily from the Buttermarket.
Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01227 862190, Email
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
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.
Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TY, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01227 862190, Email
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.
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0DA, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01227 710326, www.fordwichtown.org
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.
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.
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.
Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01227 722332, www.herne-mill.btik.com
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.
New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB, (4 miles, 6kms), www.theblean.co.uk
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.
A wonderful way to capture the magic of the river is through our candlelit evening tours! These tours are provided solely for our group markets, usually with a minimum number of ten participants (subject to a minimum charge).
Herne Bay High School, Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7NS, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01227 366921
Community College Whitstable, Bellevue Road, Whitstable, CT5 1PX, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01227 274394
Chalkpit Farm, School Lane, Bekesbourne, CT4 5EU, (5 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01227 830 666
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, (1 miles, 2kms), Tel: 01227 765 665
Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, (3 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01227 282 100
27-31 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AP, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01227 272 123