Canterbury Information

Canterbury

One of England’s most popular designations, Canterbury is the home of the Church of England with Canterbury Cathedral dominating the skyline. It has a busy High Street with an abundance of restaurants, cafes, pubs, shops and historical interest buildings.

Canterbury is well served by 2 main line railway stations offering fast links to London and the Port of Dover.

The River Stour flows through the city centre and offers the visitor boat trips, garden walks and an abundance of wild life.

There are also Night Clubs, Cinemas and a Theatre in the city plus a big choice of accommodation from B and Bs to 5 Star Hotels.

Canterbury’s 30,000+ student population make the city a popular destination¬† with many pubs and clubs geared up for the younger generation.

Whitstable

This famous old fishing habour has been a major attraction since Victorian times for it’s Oysters and to this day Oyster Restaurants offer seafood menus and of course the old ‘Whitstable Native’ cultured on local Oyster beds.

The town has evolved in recent years with an influx of London based folk taking second residency. Whitstable now has a thriving restaurant and pub scene with yearly events booming like the summer Regatta and Oyster Festival.

If you take a walk along the sea front you might bump into someone famous like local residents Janet Street Porter or Harry Hill walking in the footsteps of Horror Movie legend Peter Cushing.

Herne Bay

Once famous for its pier, now sadly lost to the 80s storms, Herne Bay has a sprawling sea front with amusement arcades, harbour and fast foot restaurants serving the thousands of tourist who like to promenade.

Herne Bay also has a thriving High Street and traditional pubs if you need sustenance! The town has a relaxed ambiance created by friendly locals who welcome visitors all year round.