Ideas for rainy days in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay

Sometimes the British weather isn't always renowned for being good but don't let that stop you from exploring the Canterbury district. We have put together a handy guide of ideas for rainy day...

Canterbury's History & Heritage

Explore the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral and discover the history of this important Cathedral. Let the Canterbury Tales visitor attraction whisk you back to 14th century England as you join Geoffrey Chaucer and his colourful characters on their pilgrimage from London to Canterbury Cathedral.

Discover Arts and Culture

Discover art as well as a wide range of activities at our art centres in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay.

door at Escape Kent in Canterbury

Crack the codes in our Escape Room

Can you complete your mission before the time runs out? Escape Kent is Canterbury's largest live escape game experience. Great for teams of up to eight players and perfect for a rainy day.

Explore Canterbury's Museums

All of Canterbury’s museums are indoors allowing you to escape the rain! Come and learn about this history of Canterbury at one of the city’s museums or at Whitstable Museum & Gallery you can dive into maritime history and explore the town. The fascinating displays give townspeople and visitors an idea of why Whitstable is here and how it has changed over the years. In Herne Bay, the Seaside Museum includes displays from Dambusters to Floods, Piers to Punch & Judy with much to surprise under one roof.

Catch up with the latest blockbusters and live screenings

Head to Canterbury to see the latest blockbusters and live screenings at The Curzon Canterbury as well as live screenings, blockbusters and independent films at the Gulbenkian Cinema.

Take in a show at one of our theatres

The Marlowe Theatre is one of the South East’s most popular theatres offering the biggest and best in touring productions. The Gulbenkian Theatre offers performances from stand-up comedy to family performances. In Whitstable the Playhouse Theatre offers a wide range of entertainment from community theatre plays to music and comedy.

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