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Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers – for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the town and gentle coastline of Whitstable – or taking a trip to Canterbury.
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers - for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the coastline between Whitstable and Reculver or inland towards Canterbury.
Starts in William Street (car park), Herne Bay, CT6 5EW, www.hernebayculturaltrail.co.uk/
An opportunity to find the historical and general places of interest in the town with this walking cultural trail. Start at the historical mural in William Street and finish at Herne Bay Railway Station.
Herne Bay, CT6 6SU, explorekent.org/activities/reculver-walk
Enjoy the sights and sounds to be experienced along one of the most rapidly changing stretches of the Kent coastline. Head through Reculver Country Park along the famous Saxon Shore Way and back alongside the strand.
Marine Parade, Whitstable, CT5 2BQ, explorekent.org/activities/tankerton-slopes
Tankerton Slopes, just outside Whitstable, is an area of common land between the town and the seashore. It has brightly coloured beach huts and steep paths that lead down to the beach.
Reculver to Swalecliffe, CT6 6ST, explorekent.org/activities/oyster-bay-trail
If you enjoy great sea views, big skies and historic landscapes then visit the seven mile long Oyster Bay Trail. The route is mostly flat surfaced paths between Swalecliff and Reculver.
Birchington-On-Sea, CT7 9QP, explorekent.org/activities/minnis-bay-to-reculver-country-park
This is a lovely sea walk that is particularly refreshing during the summer months. There is plenty to see as you pass a salt-water lagoon, a working oyster farm and the Reculver Towers and fort.
3 - 4 Sea Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1BX, Tel: 01227 272942
Whitstable Yacht Club members enjoy a busy sailing and social programme. There is racing every weekend on some of the best sailing water in the UK. Novices can learn to sail at the club's own sailing and windsurfing school.
45B Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 770311
Snappys is one of Kent's largest soft play centres. It is a safe, clean, secure and fun environment for children under 12yrs.
Kings Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5BQ, Tel: 01227 366299
Herne Bay Hippodrome is an indoor adventure play ground for children with slides, ball pools, swing balls and lots more. The play areas are suitable for under 2's, under 5's and over 5's. The Hippodrome is suitable for children's parties.
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 272700
Lazer Rush to a futuristic game of lazertag suitable for anyone aged 6 upwards. Take up your lazer gun and enter the maze filled with music and lighting effects, form teams or take on your friends and family in a solo game.
Tower Parade, Whitstable, CT5 2BJ, Tel: 01227 772442
Located on the seafront at Whitstable and just a few minutes walk from the historic old town and harbour. The centre has a large family pool, training pool and well equipped friendly gym.
iFun @ Sundancers, 136 - 145 Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 8SS, Tel: 01227 375098
Herne Bay Mini Golf is an 18 hole course right on Herne Bay's seafront, just 3 minutes walk from the Pier. It is a great family activity and suitable for all ages and abilities.
Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB, Tel: 07711657919
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