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Canterbury Norman Castle

Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR, Tel: 01227 862162, Email

The ruins of the Canterbury Norman Castle keep and castle walls and one of the three original royal castles in Kent. There are interpretation panels, a tactile model of the castle (circa 1200AD) and elevated viewing areas.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Canterbury Cathedral
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The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH, Tel: 01227 762862, Email, www.canterbury-cathedral.org/

Canerbury Cathedral is the Motherchurch of the Anglican Communion, seat of the Archbishop. Stunning stained glass. Eleventh Century Crypt, Twelfth Century Quire, Fourteenth Century Nave.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St Augustine's Abbey, Canterbury
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Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF, Tel: 01227 767345, Email, www.english-heritage.org.uk/staugustinesabbey

This great Abbey, marking the rebirth of Christianity in southern England, was founded shortly after AD 597 by St Augustine.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East/West (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Whitstable Castle, exterior
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Tower Hill, Whitstable, CT5 2BW, Tel: 01227 281726, Email, www.whitstablecastle.co.uk

Dating back to the 1790's, Whitstable Castle and Gardens has been home to local merchants and dignitaries remaining a landmark attraction throughout its history. It is a 'must see' for everyone visiting the town of Whitstable.

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  • Rail station: Whitstable (0.9 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
Herne Bay Clock Tower © Paul Williams

Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5LU, Tel: 01227 363829, Email

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.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Fordwich Town Hall, Canterbury
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King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0DB, Tel: 01227 711950, www.fordwichtown.org/

Although it is believed that there was an earlier building on the site, the present Guildhall, or Town Hall as it is known today, was built in 1544 during the reign of King Henry VIII.

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  • Rail station: Sturry (1 mile)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
 
 
 
Herne Windmill, exterior

Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR, Tel: 01227 687487, www.herne-mill.btik.com

Herne Mill is a Kentish Smock Mill dating from 1789. It is Grade 1 listed, is owned by Kent County Council and cared for by the volunteers of the Friends of Herne Mill.

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  • Rail station: Herne Bay (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
  • Guided tour(s)
 
 
 
St Dunstan's Church, Canterbury

80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS, Tel: 01227 786109

St Dunstan's Church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury West (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
 
 
 
St Martin's Church, Canterbury
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North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW, Tel: 01227 768072, www.martinpaul.org

St Martin's Church is the oldest in England still in use as a parish church and is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site. This church was the first base of St Augustine when he came to Canterbury in 597.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
Whitstable Oyster Yawl 'The Favourite'

Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP

Whitstable Oyster Yawl, which is also known as a smack, was built in 1890 by the Whitstable Shipping company and worked until 1944. She can now be viewed between the seawall and Island Wall, about 200m east of the Neptune pub.

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  • Rail station: Whitstable (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
St Mildred's Church, Canterbury

Church Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2PP, Tel: 01227 786109, www.stpeters-stmildreds.org.uk

St Mildred's Church is situated near Canterbury Norman Castle and is the only standing pre-Norman conquest church inside the city walls.

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  • Rail station: Canterbury East (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
 
 
 
 
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