Herne Bay Local Attractions

 

Herne Bay is a wonderful coastal town whose beaches and beach huts are a local attraction in their own right; however, Herne Bay is also an historical town with many other attractions...

 

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Herne Mill


Herne Bay, Kent

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Built in 1789, much of the original machinery of this Kentish smock windmill is still in existance, and due to recent refurbishment capable of working once more. The present mill was still working by wind power up in to the 1950s.When it was powered by electricity and continued milling in to the 1970s. The latest in a long line of mills which have occupied the site for centuries, Herne Mill is still a local landmark on the skyline above the ancient village of Herne.

 

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Telephone: +44 (0)1227 361 326 Open April to September, Sundays and Bank Holidays 2pm to 5pm. July and August, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays 1:30pm to 5pm.

 

Entrance Fee:

Admission, Adults £1 Children 25p.

 

Heron Model Boat Club


Herne Bay, Kent

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The Heron Model Boat Club was established by a small group of keen enthusiasts in the early 1970's. The club is based in Herne Bay, Kent, and our meeting and sailing times are as follows: Club Night (venue: Hampton Pier Yacht Club, Hampton Pier, Herne Bay) Last Thursday of the month January through November, start 7.30pm, finish around 10.00pm.

 

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Sailing Times (venue: Memorial Park, Dering Road, Herne Bay) All Year round - Sunday 2.00pm to 5.00pm Summer only (May through September) - Wednesday 6.00pm to 8.30pm Free parking is available in the marked bays in Dering road. Main Member Interests We aim to cater for all the various model boat disciplines (except for I/C which is banned on the lake by local council regulations). Currently electric and steam powered scale & semi-scale models, scale sailing models, fast electric Club 500 and a small amount of racing yachts are sailed by the club members.

 

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FREE entry

 

Herons Swimming Complex


Herne Bay, Kent
CT6 5NX
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Herons Swimming complex incorporates the needs and demands of all age groups to provide an excellent facility for the whole family to enjoy.

 

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Swimmers There are segmented times throughout the week for serious swimmers to enjoy the peacefulness of Adult Lanes, where you need to be 16+ to swim. A lunchtime lane session is also available throughout the week. Public Swimming is of course regularly available to our customers. Water Fitness A number of water fitness classes are available throughout the week for all ages and abilities. These include Aqua, Deep Aqua and Aqua Body Conditioning. Kids Herons Swimming Pool has excellent facilities for children including a flume ride that is open throughout casual swimming hours at no extra charge. Herons also boasts a gently shelving beach area, geyser, bubble pool, mushroom fountains and water cannons. Lessons Lessons are available for people of all ages and abilities. Parent and Baby sessions are also available and are designed to help your child gain confidence through play and instruction. Other Facilities Servery Solarium Children’s Parties

 

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7am HERONS SWIMMING POOL William Street Herne Bay Kent CT6 5NX (01227) 742102

 

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Kavanagh Cinema


William Street, Herne Bay, Kent

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All the latest films are showing at the Kavanagh Cinema.

 

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Luxury cinema
For more information: Tel 01227 362 228 or visit: www.kavanaghcinema.co.uk

 

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Memorial Park


Herne Bay, Kent

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Memorial Park is set on the edge of the town in Kings Road. With lovely gardens to relax, a boating lake and tennis courts.

 

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FREE entry

 

Pier Trust Gallery


Central Parade, Herne Bay, Kent

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The Pier Trust Gallery has information and exhibitions and includes, Herne Bay in Bloom and Herne Bay Town Partners. Open most weekends throughout the year.

 

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FREE entry

 

Reculver Roman Fort


Reculver, Herne Bay, Kent

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Foundations of a 7-acre fort built on a hillock, commanding entrance to the Wantsum channel. Reculver Country Park is maintained by a partnership between Kent Wildlife Trust, English Heritage and Canterbury City Council and is crossed by the Saxon Shore Way and Wantsum Walks. (Please note: Reculver Country Park is not suitable for coaches)

 

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FREE entry

 

Reculver Towers and Roman Fort


Herne Bay, Kent
CT6 6SS
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An imposing landmark, this twin 12th Centery towers of the ruined church stand amid the remains of an important Roman 'Saxon Shore' fort and Saxon monestery. Richborough Roman Fort is nearby.

 

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Parking, WheelChair/Disabled Access, Toilet Facilities (although no baby changing)

 

Opening Times:

Open All Year. Any reasonable Time. External Viewing Only.

 

Entrance Fee:

FREE

 

The Bandstand


Herne Bay, Kent
CT6 5JN
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The Bandstand is on Herne Bay Seafront. Most Sunday afternoons throughout the summer there is free entertainment on the stage in the Bandstand

 

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Cafe and Bar.

 

Opening Times:

10am

 

Entrance Fee:

FREE entry

 

The Kings Hall


Beacon Hill, Herne Bay, Kent

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The Kings Hall has an Art Gallery, featuring work from local artists.
A full programme of shows and events throughout the year. The Kings Hall can be booked for private functions. Whether it's a wedding, 21st birthday party, a baby's christening or anniversary, the Kings Hall can offer excellent facilities at value for money prices. There are two rooms for hire, the Grand Hall for events such as large parties and weddings and the Kings Bar, which is ideal for small, private functions.

 

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Licensed for civil weddings and civil partnerships, the Kings Hall can help organise your big day. From menus, music and magicians to photographers, table decorations and flowers. Choose the Kings Hall for your special day and we will be there every step of the way. With a fully licensed bar and an on-site catering team, you can rest assured that your every need will be catered for.
For more information: Tel; 01227 787787

 

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N.B. We believe the information on this page to be correct at time of publication. However, please contact the venue to confirm details before attending to avoid disappointment.

 

 

 


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