- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
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.
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, 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.
Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, Tel: 01227 722332, www.herne-mill.btik.com, (4 miles, 7kms)
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.
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, (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.
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 272 700, (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)
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, (5 miles, 8kms)