De-stress and Relaxation

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


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.


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


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.
Diving helmet at Whitstable Museum

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

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Whitstable Museum and Art Gallery
Tel: 01227 276998


Whitstable Museum and Gallery

5 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB

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.

Public Transport : 1 mile from Whitstable station

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

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