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Show more details of Howletts Wild Animal Park
VistEngland VAQASGreen Tourism Silver Award

Bekesbourne Road, Bekesbourne, Canterbury, CT4 5EL

The Aspinall Foundation's Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent is a great day out for groups of all sizes where education, conservation and fun combine. Set in over 100 acres of beautiful ancient parkland.

 
 
Show more details of Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve

Stodmarsh, Canterbury, CT3 4BP

Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve is a unique and beautiful area of wetland, internationally recognised as an important home to a rich variety of wildlife, especially birds. Image Stodmarsh Reserve © Emma Griffiths, Natural England

 
 
Show more details of St Augustine's Abbey
English Heritage

Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF

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

 
 
Show more details of St Mildred's Church

Church Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2PP

Situated near Canterbury Castle and the only standing pre-Norman conquest church inside the city walls.

 
 
Show more details of Duncan Down Village Green
Green Flag Award

Whitstable, CT5 4FJ

Duncan Down is the largest open space in Whitstable. Originally earmarked for housing in the 1930s, the land is now protected as a Village Green, providing opportunities for local people to relax and enjoy wildlife.

 
 
Show more details of Lilford Framing

76 Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2QD

Lilford Framing provide a complete framing service, our friendly and helpful staff have over 30 years of experience.

Speciality: Framing

 
 
Show more details of Dane John Gardens

Watling Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TN

Canterbury's most popular park has been restored into attractive gardens with monuments and memorials, a bandstand with summertime concerts, a central fountain, a tearoom and a children's maze.

 
 
Show more details of Whitstable Museum and Gallery

5 Oxford Street, Whitstable, CT5 1DB

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.

 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Audio Tour

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.

 
 
Show more details of Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre

11 Horsebridge Road, Whitstable, CT5 1AF

The Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre is located just yards from the beach in the centre of Whitstable town, on a site which has a long tradition of community and cultural activity and offers stunning sea views.

 
 
Show more details of Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

8 William Street, Herne Bay, CT6 5EJ

This coastal museum features the story of the Victorian seaside resort of Herne Bay and its surrounding area, with exciting finds from nearby Reculver Roman Fort.

 
 
Show more details of Herne Mill

Mill Lane, Herne Bay, CT6 7DR

Herne Mill is the latest in a long line of mills, which have occupied the site for centuries. It is a local landmark on the skyline above the ancient village of Herne and is a 'sea mark' from the Thames Estuary.

 
 
Show more details of Herne Bay Clock Tower and Bandstand

Central Parade, Herne Bay, CT6 5LU

In the spring and summer months the seafront's beauty is enhanced by gardens, which bring floral colour for visitors who pass the Clock Tower and Bandstand.

 
 
Show more details of Druidstone Park

Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR

Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland, enjoy hands on experience with the farmyard animals.

 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Punting Co.

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.

 
 
Show more details of Whitehall Meadows and Bingley Island

Off Whitehall Road, Canterbury, CT2 8NL

This area dates back to the Doomsday period. Today it is one of a few areas of riverside grassland that has not been treated with weedkillers or fertilisers, which means that a wide variety of species can thrive.

 
 
Show more details of Whitstable Oyster Yawl 'The Favourite'

Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP

This 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.

 
 
Show more details of Greyfriars Chapel

Adjacent to 6 Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR

The only remaining building of the first English Franciscan Friary.

 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Historic River Tours
VistEngland VAQASTourism ExSEllence Award Runner Up

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.

 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Westgate Punts

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.

 
 
Show more details of Larkey Valley Wood

Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP

This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.

 
 
Show more details of Goodnestone Park Gardens
Historic Houses Association Friends Scheme

Goodnestone, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1PL

Set in 14 acres with walled garden, arboretums, woodland and formal area. Awarded 2 stars in The Good Garden Guide. Visit our tearoom for delicious homemade cakes and light lunches made with garden produce.

 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Norman Castle

Castle Street, Canterbury, CT1 2PR

The ruins of a 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.

 
 
Show more details of St Dunstan's Church

80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS

The church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.

 
 
Show more details of St Peter's Anglican Church

St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT

St Peter's Church has been a place of prayer and worship for over 900 years and its charm and peace are in marked contrast to the busy street.

 
 
Show more details of The Whitstable Castle and Gardens
Green Flag Award

Tower Hill, Whitstable, CT5 2BW

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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