- See & Do
- Dining Out
- Canterbury District
- Plan My Visit
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 £7 or less! Tours daily from the Buttermarket.
Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR, Tel: 01227 826682, www.michaelcaines.com
Perfectly situated in the city centre, ABode Canterbury combines tradition and quality throughout the hotel: in all our luxurious bedrooms, exciting dining locations and private function suites.
Helicopter flights.Get a birds eye view of Canterbury Cathedral or fly along the White Cliffs of Dover, take in the breathtaking views of the beautiful Kent countryside and coastline. Why not have a go at flying?Open 7 days a week all year.
34 Harbour Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AJ, Tel: 01227 770060, Email
The Whitstable Shop (part of Whitstable Improvement Trust) sells a large variety of local books, cards, unusual gifts and many locally made items. It also provides tourist information for Kent.
The coach park is easily accessible from the main routes into the city with parking machines accepting credit cards and cash. The charge is £15 and there is no pre-booking required.The park will be supported with a new welcome centre.
Herne Bay District Office, William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5NX, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
For leaflets and information about things to do during your visit, please pop in to the divisional office where Holiday Guides, town maps and visitor attraction details are readily available.
As one of the most historic sailing vessels on the Kent coast, S.B GRETA, spends the summer months chartering from the South Quay, Whitstable Harbour, around the Maunsell Forts, Wind Farm, taking in views of Herne Bay & Whitstable coastline
18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RA, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
The Canterbury Visitor Centre provides a wide range of merchandise from local books, souvenirs and gifts to traditional postcards, maps and guide books.
Canterbury to Dover/Folkestone, CT1 2LG, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/cycling/find-a-cycle-route-or-centre/cycle-rides-coast-to-cathedral
This is a challenging 50 mile (80km) circular ride on Regional Cycle Routes 16 and 17 linking Canterbury to Folkestone and Dover. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Cycle Route: Canterbury, Folkestone and Dover
Mid-point Canterbury, CT1 2DA, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/parks-and-outdoor-activities/cycling/find-a-cycle-route-or-centre/cycle-rides-pilgrims-cycle-trail
This wonderful new cycle route follows much of the historic Pilgrims Way. It has been created to provide fantastic cycling for anyone wishing to enjoy a sunny day cycling leisurely through the heart of Kent.
Cycle Route: Rochester, Detling, Ashford, Canterbury
Marine Parade, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BE, Tel: 01227 862162, Email
The cliff-top lawns of Tankerton Slopes roll gently towards the sea and provide an excellent view of 'The Street' and a vantage point to watch the nautical world go by. Tankerton is east of Whitstable town centre.
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.
White Horse Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RU, Tel: 01227 458599, www.thefoundrycanterbury.co.uk
Restaurant & traditional microbrewery situated in part of an old foundry in the heart of the city. Brewery on display behind a glass wall will provide a range of modern fresh cask conditioned ales, available to try in the restaurant.
Speciality: Burgers, ribs, pies
While in Kent why not experience the fun and excitement of cricket - the English game? Kent County Cricket Club is the birthplace of the county game and offers groups the opportunity to enjoy the most English of pastimes.
Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6BA, Tel: 01227 374188, www.thekingshall.com/hiring-the-hall/meetings-and-conferences/
The Kings Hall is an architectural gem, captivating visitors with its original Edwardian features and idyllic seafront views. It was originally named the King Edward VII Memorial Hall.
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.