- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey, (3 miles, 5kms)
This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.
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 £7 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.
Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT1 2DB, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/things-to-do-in-the-district/parks-and-gardens/westgate-parks/, (3 miles, 4kms)
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.
Off Whitehall Road, Canterbury, CT2 8NL, Tel: 01227 862000, Email, (2 miles, 4kms)
This area dates back to the Doomsday period. Today it is one of a few areas of riverside grassland that has not been treated with weedkillers or fertilisers, which means that a wide variety of species can thrive.
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.
Community College Whitstable, Bellevue Road, Whitstable, CT5 1PX, Tel: 01227 274394, (4 miles, 7kms)
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, Tel: 01227 765 665, (3 miles, 5kms)
27-31 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AP, Tel: 01227 272 123, (5 miles, 8kms)
Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 282 100, (4 miles, 7kms)
Badger's Hill, New Cut Road, Chilham, Ashford, Kent, CT4 8BW, Tel: 01227 730 573, (4 miles, 6kms)
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 272 700, (4 miles, 7kms)