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Show more details of Kent Museum of Freemasonry
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St. Peters Place, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2DA

Open to all and free to visit, one of the UK's finest collections of Masonic artefacts will take you on a surprising and informative interactive journey through the history of Freemasonry in Kent and beyond, dispelling myths along the way.

 
 
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 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 Canterbury Cathedral

The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH

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

 
 
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 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 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 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 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 Eastbridge Hospital

25 High Street, Canterbury, CT1 2BD

Eastbridge Hospital was founded following the murder of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral as accommodation for poor Pilgrims visiting his tomb.

 
 
Show more details of Howletts Wild Animal Park
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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 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 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 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 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 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 Guided Walking Tours

Christ Church Gate, The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EE

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.

 
 
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 St Augustine's Abbey
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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 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 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 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 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 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 Victory Wood
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Yorkletts, Whitstable, Kent, CT2 9JX

This is a place for a great walk set on the edge of the Blean Woodland area. See a wood with a difference! This is the Flagship Site, one of 33 woods plant around the UK, for the Trafalgar Woods Project to commemorate the 200th anniversary.

 
 
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.

 
 
 
 
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