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Brompton Dock is an innovative cycle hire scheme that uses folding bicycles. These bikes are available for both long and short-term hire and can be hired 24/7/365. They can be taken on public transport, even during peak times.
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers – for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the historic City of Canterbury – or taking a trip to the coast.
Adisham, Canterbury, CT3 3JE, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/barham_and_adisham_circular.aspx
Passing through the distinctive village of Adisham, this North Downs Way circular is sure to delight. This walk is relatively flat with plenty of open fields to venture through. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Walk Route: Barham and Adisham
Birchington, CT7 9QP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/minnis_bay_to_reculver_walk.aspx
This is a lovely sea walk that is particularly refreshing throughout the year. There is plenty to see as you pass a salt-water lagoon,a working oyster farm and the Reculver Towers and fort. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website)
Walk Route: Minnis Bay to Reculver
Canterbury Golf Club is a private members club open to members of the public by prior booking. It provides a golf shop, coaching, driving range and catering facilities. There is an 18-hole golf course and practice facilities.
Mid-point Canterbury, CT1 2DA, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/cycling/cycle_routes/pilgrims_cycle_trail.aspx
This wonderful new cycle route follows much of the historic Pilgrims Way. It has been created to provide fantastic cycling for anyone wishing to enjoy a sunny day cycling leisurely through the heart of Kent.
Cycle Route: Rochester, Detling, Ashford, Canterbury
Wiilam Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EQ, Tel: 01227 868515, www.hernebayculturaltrail.co.uk
An opportunity to find the historical and general places of interest in the town with this walking cutural trail.
Canterbury, CT1 2JT, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/marlowe_literary_walk.aspx
Join Kent Libraries and Archives and Explore Kent on this exciting circular walk around Canterbury, celebrating Marlowe. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Walk Route: Canterbury
Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0BX, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/fordwich_village_to_reed_pond.aspx
This popular walk is one of Explore Kent's Walks For All series passing through pleasant countryside and woodland from the village of Fordwich. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Walk Route: Fordwich Village to Reed Pond
Canterbury to Whistatble, CT2 8AN, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/cycling/cycle_routes/crab_and_winkle_way.aspx
Originally a six mile railway line running between Canterbury and Whitstable between 1830 and 1952, some of it was reopened as a cycle and walking route.
Cycle Route: Canterbury to Whitstable
Reculver to Swalecliffe, CT6 6ST, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/cycling/cycle_routes/the_oyster_bay_trail.aspx
If you enjoy great sea views, big skies and historic landscapes then visit the seven mile long Oyster Bay Trail. The route is mostly flat surfaced paths between Swalecliff and Reculver.
Cycle Route: Reculver to Swalecliffe
Enjoy a fascinating 90 minute tour of historic streets AND Cathedral Precincts with knowledgeable, entertaining guides to address your questions and special interests. All for £7 or less! Tours daily from the Buttermarket.
Canterbury, CT3 4BP, Tel: 03000 41 71 71, Email, www.kent.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture/countryside_and_coast/walking/stodmarsh_grove_ferry_walk.aspx
A short walk of 1.25 miles. The hard surfaces are well compacted but with occasional stones upt to 30mm.
New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB, www.theblean.co.uk
Blean Woods are the largest in Kent and, in addition to their intrinsic interest as ancient woodlands they surround a number of attractive villages with pubs, where you can eat and drink, places to visit.
The perfect way to explore some of the well known historic sites of Canterbury, plus some of the hidden gems - available in 8 languages. Enjoy an audio tour & travel at your own pace. 20 attractions and local city landmarks are featured.