Family Fun

Family Fun in Herne Bay


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


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 Country Park and Towers

Reculver Country Park and Towers

Reculver Country Park and Towers is a unique place, combining undeveloped coast, historic buildings and wildlife interest.
Barnes Wallis Bouncing Bomb

The Seaside Museum, Herne Bay

From Dambusters to Floods, Piers to Punch & Judy, the delightful Seaside Museum, Herne Bay has plenty of surprises under one roof.
Herne Bay Clock Tower © Tim Stubbings

Herne Bay Clock Tower

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

Details of Reculver Country Park and TowersReculver Country Park and Towers

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Reculver Country Park


Reculver Country Park and Towers

Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS

Reculver Country Park and Towers is situated on the north Kent coast 3 miles east of Herne Bay. It is possible to walk or cycle along the coast from either Herne Bay or Birchington. There is a car park at Reculver which is signposted on the Thanet Way. The car park is not suitable for coaches, which must book for the coach park to be opened during the week only. There are also car parks at Bishopstone Lane and Reculver Drive.

Bus Access: Stagecoach East Kent service 7 & 7a visit Reculver throughout the year.

By bike: National Cycle Route 15 passes through the site.

Public Transport : accessible

Parking | Public transport | Dogs allowed | Refreshments | Toilets | Viewpoints | Disabled parking | Disabled toilets | Rest point | Surfaced paths | Wheelchair friendly | Picnic area | Waymarked trails | Geocaching | Horse riding | Cycling

Green Tourism Silver AwardGreen Flag Award
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