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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.
Grove Road, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 08458 247 600, Email, explorekent.org/activities/grove-ferry-picnic-site(5 miles, 8 km)
Grove Ferry Picnic Site is an ideal spot to watch the boats drift by and enjoy the wildlife on the river.
80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS, Tel: 01227 786109, Email(3 miles, 4 km)
The church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.
Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TY, Email(5 miles, 8 km)
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.
Set in 14 acres with walled garden, arboretums, woodland and formal area. Awarded 2 stars in The Good Garden Guide. Visit our tearoom for delicious homemade cakes and light lunches made with garden produce.
Explore the Roman town beneath your feet. Canterbury's underground Roman Museum is built around the remains of a Roman town house with mosaics preserved where excavated.
Church Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2PP, Tel: 01227 786109, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/your-community/support-for-voluntary-and-community-organisations/parishes/(2 miles, 4 km)
Situated near Canterbury Castle and the only standing pre-Norman conquest church inside the city walls.
Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT4 7PQ, Email(4 miles, 7 km)
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net(5 miles, 7 km)
Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone Park caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland and enjoy hands on experiences with the farmyard animals.
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 862162, Email(2 miles, 4 km)
The ruins of the Canterbury 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.
Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey(2 miles, 3 km)
This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.
Established in 2000 Lilford Gallery is now one of the leading galleries in Kent. We exhibit contemporary fine art from established national and international artists as well as new and exciting talent.
Watling Street, Canterbury, CT1 2TN, Tel: 01227 862162, Email(2 miles, 3 km)
The city walls and an avenue of lime trees provide Dane John Gardens with a sense of enclosure and escape from the busy road and bustling shopping centre just a few yards away.