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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.
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.
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.
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.
Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, Tel: 01227 862190, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 378100, Email, (3 miles, 5kms)
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.
104 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, Tel: 01227 272042, www.playhousewhitstable.co.uk, (3 miles, 5kms)
Community theatre offering a wide range of entertainment - plays, pantomimes, music, comedy and active youth group.
Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP, www.favourite.org.uk, (3 miles, 5kms)
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.
The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located just yards from the beach in the centre of Whitstable town, on a site which has a long tradition of community and cultural activity and offers stunning sea views.
The Sidney Cooper Gallery is a contemporary art gallery that puts on around ten exhibitions per year. It is part of Canterbury Christ Church University. It's programme includes artists of repute - locally, nationally and internationally.
Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TY, Tel: 01227 862190, Email, (5 miles, 8kms)
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.
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 272 700, (2 miles, 4kms)
Community College Whitstable, Bellevue Road, Whitstable, CT5 1PX, Tel: 01227 274394, (2 miles, 4kms)
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, Tel: 01227 765 665, (3 miles, 5kms)
Herne Bay High School, Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7NS, Tel: 01227 366921, (5 miles, 8kms)
Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 282 100, (2 miles, 4kms)
27-31 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AP, Tel: 01227 272 123, (3 miles, 5kms)