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Herne Bay, CT6 6SU
Enjoy the sights and sounds to be experienced along one of the most rapidly changing stretches of the Kent coastline. Head through Reculver Country Park along the famous Saxon Shore Way and back alongside the strand.
Walk Route: Reculver
Pier Approach, Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5JN
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers - for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the coastline between Whitstable and Reculver or inland towards Canterbury.
Canterbury to Dover/Folkestone, CT1 2LG
This is a challenging 50 mile (80km) circular ride on Regional Cycle Routes 16 and 17 linking Canterbury to Folkestone and Dover. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Cycle Route: Canterbury, Folkestone and Dover
Reculver to Swalecliffe, CT6 6ST
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
Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT2 8AA
Relaxing River Stour Tours through public gardens, breathtaking countryside and the city. A choice of short, long and city trips available.
Boat Route: River Stour.
Birchington, CT7 9QP
This is a lovely sea walk that is particularly refreshing during the summer months. There is plenty to see as you pass a salt-water lagoon, a working oyster farm and the Reculver Towers and fort.
Walk Route: Minnis Bay to Reculver
Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, Old Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3NZ
While in Kent why not experience the fun and excitement of cricket - the English game? Kent County Cricket Club is the birthplace of the county game and offers groups the opportunity to enjoy the most English of pastimes.
Adisham, Canterbury, CT3 3JE
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
Canterbury to Whitstable, CT1 2AH
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
Marine Parade, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BE
The cliff-top lawns of Tankerton Slopes roll gently towards the sea and provide an excellent view of 'The Street' and a vantage point to watch the nautical world go by. Tankerton is east of Whitstable town centre.
The Welcome Centre, Canterbury Coach Park, Canterbury, CT1 1BW
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.
Kings Bridge, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT
Flowing through the heart of historic Canterbury, the river is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of one of the country's busiest city centres.
House of Agnes, 71 St Dunstans Street, Canterbury, CT2 8BN
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.
Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 1BB
One of the special routes in the popular Walks For All series, the path is full or opportunities for everyone to explore the wildlife of this fine nature reserve. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB
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.
38 St Margaret's Street, Outside Alberry's, Canterbury, CT1 2TY
An entertaining blend of history, humour and haunting amongst the old city, as the shadows gather meet the ghosthunter for a 75 minute tour of the spooky side of Canterbury.
Canterbury to Chartham, CT2 8BG
A walking and cycling route that follows the River Great Stour. As well as providing a safe and traffic free path that is accessible for wheelchair users, it makes it easy to access the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Cycle Route: Canterbury to Chartham
Unit 5, Broad Oak Road, Canterbury, CT2 7QE
Airport transfers to and from Canterbury. Cruise transfers (Dover Docks, Southampton Docks). Reliable local service. No extra charge at night or at weekends.
61 Harbour Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AG
Daily or weekly hire of bicycles, tandems, tag-alongs and child-trailers – for recreational cyclists, families, tourists and student groups, exploring the town and gentle coastline of Whitstable – or taking a trip to Canterbury.
Canterbury, CT1 2JT
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
Chartham, Canterbury, CT4 7JW
A village green and historic houses are the hallmarks of Chartham at the start of this pleasant circular walk. (Information courtesy of the Explore Kent website).
Walk Route: Chartham
Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 4BP
Hire a canoe, take a river tour or gain a canoe award; suitable for families, beginners and groups in Canterbury, Medway and Hythe.
Kings Bridge, St. Peters Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT
A wonderful way to capture the magic of the river is through our candlelit evening tours! These tours are provided solely for our group markets, usually with a minimum number of ten participants (subject to a minimum charge).
Water Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2NQ
Escape the busy pavements and lay back into the cushions, meander down the river and see the City as you never could on foot. Listen to historic Canterbury's rich and fascinating story as you sip champagne and view medieval buildings.
Mid-point Canterbury, CT1 2DA
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
Fordwich, Canterbury, CT2 0BX
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