- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
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.
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.
Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey, (0.9 miles, 2kms)
This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.
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.
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).
Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 862162, Email, (0.4 miles, 0.6kms)
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.
Badger's Hill, New Cut Road, Chilham, Ashford, Kent, CT4 8BW, Tel: 01227 730 573, (5 miles, 8kms)
Chalkpit Farm, School Lane, Bekesbourne, CT4 5EU, Tel: 01227 830 666, (4 miles, 6kms)
29-30 Palace Street, Canterbury, CT1 2DZ, Tel: 01227 765 665, (0.9 miles, 1kms)