- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, (2 miles, 3kms), Tel: 01227 378100, Email
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.
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.
North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QJ, (3 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01227 768072, www.martinpaul.org
St Martin's Church is the oldest in England still in use as a parish church and is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site. This church was the first base of St Augustine when he came to Canterbury in 597.
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0DA, (5 miles, 7kms), 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.
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.
Mount Ephraim Gardens have plenty to offer and delight visitors. Unwind in these ten acres of gardens, set in the heart of an 800 acre estate with magnificent views over the Swale Estuary.
3 Palace Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DY, (2 miles, 3kms), Tel: 01227 639086, www.lilfordgallery.com
Fine art gallery showing contemporary fine art from National and International Artists.
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).
Badger's Hill, New Cut Road, Chilham, Ashford, Kent, CT4 8BW, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01227 730 573
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, (2 miles, 4kms), Tel: 01227 765 665