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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.
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.
North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QJ, Tel: 01227 768072, www.martinpaul.org, (5 miles, 7kms)
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.
104 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, Tel: 01227 272042, www.playhousewhitstable.co.uk, (4 miles, 7kms)
Community theatre offering a wide range of entertainment - plays, pantomimes, music, comedy and active youth group.
The perfect way to explore some of the well known historic sites of Canterbury, plus some of the hidden gems - available in 8 languages. Enjoy an audio tour & travel at your own pace. 20 attractions and local city landmarks are featured.
Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, Tel: 01227 722332, www.herne-mill.btik.com, (1 miles, 2kms)
Herne Mill is the latest in a long line of mills, which have occupied the site for centuries. It is a local landmark on the skyline above the ancient village of Herne and is a 'sea mark' from the Thames Estuary.
The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located just yards from the beach in the centre of Whitstable town, on a site which has a long tradition of community and cultural activity and offers stunning sea views.
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 £6.50 or less! Tours daily from the Buttermarket.
The Sidney Cooper Gallery is a contemporary art gallery that puts on around ten exhibitions per year. It is part of Canterbury Christ Church University. It's programme includes artists of repute - locally, nationally and internationally.
Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, Email, (4 miles, 6kms)
The twin towers of St Mary's Church are a distinctive feature of the north Kent coast. They are visible for miles around, guiding visitors as they have guided sailors for centuries. But there is much more to Reculver than the towers...
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0DA, Tel: 01227 710326, www.fordwichtown.org, (3 miles, 5kms)
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.
Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TY, Tel: 01227 862190, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
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.