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An entertaining blend of history, humour and haunting amongst the old city, as the shadows gather meet the ghosthunter for a 75 minute tour of the spooky side of Canterbury.
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.
North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, (4 miles, 7kms), 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.
Off Whitehall Road, Canterbury, CT2 8NL, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01227 862000, Email
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.
Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01227 862000, Email
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01227 862162, 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.
Chalkpit Farm, School Lane, Bekesbourne, CT4 5EU, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01227 830 666
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, (4 miles, 7kms), Tel: 01227 765 665
Badger's Hill, New Cut Road, Chilham, Ashford, Kent, CT4 8BW, (4 miles, 6kms), Tel: 01227 730 573