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Situated 15 minutes drive from Canterbury is Wildwood Wild Animal Park; a great experience for all the family.


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.


After a brief lunch, carry on out to the coast and the newly refurbished visitor centre at Reculver. Head back to Herne Bay and visit the Herne Bay Museum and Art Gallery with its history of the town and the famous bouncing bomb. Have a refreshing tea break at the Central Bandstand.
Reculver Towers and Roman Fort

Reculver Country Park & Reculver Towers

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...
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Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman Fort.
Herne Bay Clock Tower cr Paul Spree

Herne Bay Clock Tower and Bandstand

In the spring and summer months the seafront's beauty is enhanced by gardens, which bring floral colour for visitors who pass the Clock Tower and Bandstand.

Details of Herne Bay Museum and GalleryHerne Bay Museum and Gallery

Displays include local paintings, prints and photos, mammoth tucks and fossils from local beaches, coastal wildlife and a Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb prototype from World War Two.

Among display themes are seaside holidays and attractions, the town's piers, clock tower and the development of the resort. Fun hands-on activities and a family trail.

The art gallery has a programme of regularly changing temporary exhibitions featuring touring shows, local history displays and work by local artists. Events include creative workshops and special activities for schools and groups.

View key to symbolskeyAccepts groups Baby changing facilities Coach parties accepted Facilities for educational visits Gift shop Disabled access Children welcomeSmoking not allowedDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)


Herne Bay Museum and Gallery
Tel: 01227 367368

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Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

8 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ


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     Lat: 51.37236  Long: 1.12826
9 miles from Canterbury via A28 and A291.

Parking : with charge

Public Transport : 1 mile from Herne Bay station

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