- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QJ, Tel: 01227 768072, www.martinpaul.org, (0.7 miles, 1kms)
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.
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net, (3 miles, 5kms)
Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland, enjoy hands on experience with the farmyard animals.
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.
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.
New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB, www.theblean.co.uk, (4 miles, 7kms)
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.
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.
Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, Tel: 01227 862190, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/countryside/places-to-visit/larkey-valley-wood/, (1 miles, 2kms)
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Chalkpit Farm, School Lane, Bekesbourne, CT4 5EU, Tel: 01227 830 666, (4 miles, 6kms)
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 272 700, (5 miles, 8kms)
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, Tel: 01227 765 665, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 282 100, (5 miles, 8kms)