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36 New Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3DU, Tel: 01227 760 341, www.abbotsbartonhotel.com
Set within lawned gardens and only a ten minute walk from Canterbury city centre, the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel dates back to 1830.
There are regular transport links to many destinations in East Kent from Canterbury Bus Station, including Dover, Folkestone, Hythe, Deal, Sandwich, the Thanet area, Ashford, Faversham, Whitstable and Herne Bay.
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.
Tours of the Realm offer chauffeured, sightseeing tours of rural and historic Britain to small groups of 2 to 3 people. An exclusive, bespoke and superior service for discerning travellers. Day tours or longer tours available on request.
Wildwood Wild Animal Park is a year-round experience for all the family in 40 acres of ancient woodland with over 50 species of British wildlife. Enjoy special events, talks and feeds around the park, adventure playzone and restaurant.
Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS, Tel: 01227 740676, Email, www.canterbury.gov.uk/leisure-countryside/countryside/places-to-visit/reculver-country-park/
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...
Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB, Tel: 01227 378100, Email
Touchscreen information point.
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.
Modern campus set in 450 acres of parkland overlooking the historic city of Canterbury. With 150 conference rooms, accommodation for 4250, a choice of restaurants/bars, banqueting for up to 1000 and extensive leisure facilities.
Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey
This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded in AD 597 by St Augustine.
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers – for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the historic City of Canterbury – or taking a trip to the coast.
5-7 Canterbury Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2HL, Tel: 01227 765506, www.panteli.biz
Traditional English menu, with self service restaurant and table service restaurant open from 7am to 4pm.
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
Dating back to the 1790's, Whitstable Castle and Gardens has been home to local merchants and dignitaries remaining a landmark attraction throughout its history. It is a 'must see' for everyone visiting the town of Whitstable.
30-33 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2RX, Tel: 01227 826684, 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.
The coach park is easily accessible from the main routes into the city with parking machines accepting credit cards and cash. The charge is £10 and there is no pre-booking required.The park will be supported with a new welcome centre.