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Relax and watch your cares drift away from Canterbury's coast. Explore the picturesque town of Whitstable and the surrouding countryside.

MorningMorning

Take a stroll along Tankerton Slopes admiring the views and brightly coloured beach huts. Venture into town and discover Harbour Street with it's myriad of craft shops. Pick a coffee shop and relax.
Tankerton Slopes © Tim Stubbings

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.
 

LunchLunch

Enjoy a late gourmet lunch at one of Whitstable's many restaurants.
 

AfternoonAfternoon

Explore the working harbour and its fabulous seafood market. Visit the art galleries, the Whitstable Museum and Art Gallery.
Whitstable Harbour

Whitstable Harbour

Whitstable Harbour's activities include fishing, commercial shipping, restaurants, café, shellfish and fish sales, sailing barge trips, wind farm operations storage facilities and beach hut rental.
 
Whitstable Museum and Gallery

Whitstable Museum and Gallery

Dive into maritime history and explore the town at Whitstable Museum and Gallery. The fascinating displays give townspeople and visitors an idea of why Whitstable is here and how it has changed over the years.
 
 

Details of Whitstable Museum and GalleryWhitstable Museum and Gallery

Dive into maritime history and explore the town at Whitstable Museum and Gallery. The fascinating displays give townspeople and visitors an idea of why Whitstable is here and how it has changed over the years. Its unique seafaring history is explored, including oyster fishing, diving and shipbuilding.

Discover local stories of seaside, floods, the world's first passenger steam railway, shopping, industries, newspaper cartoon characters Pip, Squeak and Wilfred, and memorabilia of resident Peter Cushing.

See the big red fire engine, sit at a Victorian school desk and hunt for fossil sharks teeth!

Changing exhibitions on varied themes plus regular events. Special activities for schools and groups.

View key to symbolskeyGift shop Accepts groups Disabled access Disabled toilets Coach parties accepted Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Contact

Whitstable Museum and Art Gallery
Tel: 01227 276998
View the Whitstable Museum and Gallery websitewww.canterbury.co.uk/museums/coastal-museums.aspx
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Venue

Whitstable Museum and Gallery

5 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB

CT5 1DBwww.canterbury.co.uk/museums/coastal-museums.aspx

See location of Whitstable Museum and Gallery on Google maps.See location on Google maps.     Map reference: TR 106663
     Lat: 51.35682  Long: 1.02467
8 miles from Canterbury via A28 and A290.

Whitstable Museum & Gallery is in the town centre in Oxford Street, close to the library and the theatre. The Museum is within walking distance of carparks and the railway station.

Parking : with charge

Public Transport : 1 mile from Whistable station

Groups are requested to make advance bookings to avoid congestion. Level access from the side courtyard. All on gorund floor level.

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