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Show more details of Sailing Barge Greta

Whitstable Harbour, Whitstable, CT5 1AB

As one of the most historic sailing vessels on the Kent coast, S.B GRETA, spends the summer months chartering from the South Quay, Whitstable Harbour, around the Maunsell Forts, Wind Farm, taking in views of Herne Bay & Whitstable coastline

 
 
Show more details of Curtis Wood Park
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Canterbury Road, Herne Bay, CT6 7TZ

Curtis Wood Park is an informal area of protected open space situated on the outskirts of Herne. The site provides local residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy a variety of semi-natural habitats in a relaxed and pleasant setting.

 
 
Show more details of The Blean Ancient Woodlands

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.

 
 
Show more details of Wildwood
VistEngland VAQAS

Herne Common, Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ

Wildwood Wild Animal Park is a year-round experience for all the family in 40 acres of ancient woodland with over 50 species of British wildlife. Enjoy special events, talks and feeds around the park, adventure playzone and restaurant.

 
 
Show more details of Fordwich Town Hall

King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0DB

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.

 
 
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 Reculver Country Park & Reculver Towers
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Reculver Lane, Reculver, Herne Bay, CT6 6SS

The twin towers of St Mary's Church are a distinctive feature of the north Kent coast. They are visible for miles around, guiding visitors as they have guided sailors for centuries. But there is much more to Reculver than the towers...

 
 
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 Canterbury Ghost Tour

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.

 
 
Show more details of Evening River Tours

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).

 
 
Show more details of Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT1 2DB

The Westgate Gardens can be found close to the City centre, just next to the West Gate Tower. The eleven acres of public gardens provide an ideal setting for a gentle stroll along the banks of the River Stour.

 
 
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 Grove Ferry Picnic Site

Riverscroft, Grove Ferry, Upstreet, Canterbury, CT3 4BP

Grove Ferry Picnic Site is next to the River Stour and a good base for following the Stour Valley Walk, the Saxon Shore Way or the Wantsum Walks, and is adjacent to Stodmarsh National Reserve.

 
 
Show more details of St Martin's Church

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PW

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.

 
 
Show more details of Tours of the Realm

PO Box 1023, Canterbury, CT1 2PR

Tours of the Realm offer chauffeured, sightseeing tours of rural and historic Britain to small groups of 2 to 3 people. An exclusive, bespoke and superior service for discerning travellers. Day tours or longer tours available on request.

 
 
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 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 Hambrook Marshes

Whitehall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BQ

Set in the floodplan of the Great Stour just outside Canterbury, Hambrook Marshes is in an area of natural marshland located adjacent to the Riverside Retail Park in Wincheap.

 
 
Show more details of Tankerton Slopes

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.

 
 
Show more details of Lilford Gallery

3 Palace Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DY

Established in 2000 Lilford Gallery is now one of the leading galleries in Kent. We exhibit contemporary fine art from established national and international artists as well as new and exciting talent.

 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Historic River Tours
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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 Roman Museum

Longmarket, Butchery Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2JR

Explore the Roman town beneath your feet. Canterbury's underground Roman Museum is built around the remains of a Roman town house with mosaics preserved where excavated.

 
 
Show more details of Canterbury Heritage Museum

Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR

Discover Canterbury's history, from millions of years ago to the present, explored through interactive displays in an amazing medieval building.

 
 
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 Herne Bay Memorial Park

Kings Road, Herne Bay, CT6 5DD

Herne Bay Memorial Park was originally conceived as a memorial to those that lost their lives in the First World War.

 
 
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.

 
 
 
 
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