Explore Herne Bay
We hope you enjoy your visit. There is plenty to do! Enjoy an ice-cream, take a walk down our famous pier, have a bite to eat in one of our many restaurants and cafes and explore our unique vintage, specialist shops and markets.
There are many parks and gardens to explore, galleries for art lovers and for the more adventurous why not try fossil hunting?
We’ve created a range of trails to help you explore, find your way around and learn more about our fascinating seaside town.
Welcome to Herne Bay
East Kent Artists Open Houses 2021
Here in Herne Bay we're lucky enough to have five open house venues on the trail!Find out more about East Kent Artists Open Houses 2021
Seaside and Attractions
Our coastline includes a main attractions area with gelatos, cafes, gardens, arcades, mini golf and our famous pier with rides, historical clock tower and bandstand, shops and eateries.Find out more about Seaside and Attractions
Why not step away from the beach, take a break between attractions for a hour of lunch or extend your stay to include dinner.Find out more about Eating
Stay in the Bay
Hello Herne Bay’s top six recommendations for unique places to stay in the bay to stretch that day trip into a leisurely short break!Find out more about Stay in the Bay
Parks, Gardens & Nature
Discover our Parks, browse through our gardens and get closer to nature.Find out more about Parks, Gardens & Nature
Here you will find details of trails to guide you around the various aspects of Herne Bay.Find out more about Trails
The town offers a range of independent shops with a great selection of products all year round.Find out more about Shopping
Art, History, Events & Entertainment
A visit to the Seaside Museum will allow you to explore Herne Bay’s past in an interactive way.Find out more about Art, History, Events & Entertainment
What to do on a rainy day
Don’t let the Great British Weather put a damper on your trip.Find out more about What to do on a rainy day