CanterburyKent County Cricket ClubOfficial histories register a Kent teamplaying in 1705, with the firstrecognised game between Kent andSussex in 1728 - Kent won! They nowplay in the national competition inthree different forms of the game -Four Day Championship, One Day 40Over matches and Twenty 20 games.Simply visit the website to find out ifthe match is on during your stay, or tobuy tickets. For as little as £10 perperson, for groups over 26, you canenjoy an action packed, 90 minutecricket experience. Tel: 01227 456 886Web: www.kentcricket.co.ukEmail:firstname.lastname@example.orgDane John GardensThe city walls and an avenue of limetrees provide a sense of enclosure andescape from the busy road and bustlingshopping centre just a few yards away.There are excellent views over the cityfrom the top of the historic mound, aplay area for children and a bandstandfor concerts in the summer season.Kingsmead Leisure Centre Located just a short walk from thecentre of Canterbury, Kingsmead LeisureCentre is the leading leisure centre inthe district with three swimming pools,high diving pool, sports hall, a gym,several dance and fitness studios,treatment rooms, café, crèche and muchmore. Open to the public from 7am,seven days a week, 364 days a year.Day and week membership is available.Tel:01227 769 818Web: www.activelifeltd.co.ukwww.canterbury.co.uk9Westgate GardensThe 11 acres of public gardens providean ideal setting for a gentle stroll or tosit back, unwind and absorb the tranquilbeauty of the garden and its wildlife.The meandering River Stour providesthe perfect environment for swans,ducks and moorhens to settle and raisetheir young.
Herne BayMemorial ParkMemorial Park was originally conceivedas a memorial to those that lost theirlives in the First World War. It nowforms an integral part of the town andis the largest open space in centralHerne Bay. Providing a relaxingatmosphere there is also a small lake,children's play area, tennis andbasketball courts and sports fields.BeachRelax on the beach with a picnic or take a dip in the inviting waters ofHerne Bay. The stretch of beachtowards Reculver was used as atesting site for the bouncing bomb butis now a haven for those looking for apeaceful hideaway. It is also popularwith children searching for sharks'teeth and fossils.Clock Tower and BandstandIn the spring and summer months theseafront's beauty is enhanced bygardens, which bring floral colour forvisitors who pass the Clock Tower andBandstand. The Bandstand is an idealvenue for those who enjoy café cultureand is also a focal point for summerconcerts, other musical events andchildren's entertainment.Cultural TrailAn opportunity to find the historical andgeneral places of interest in the town withthis walking cultural trail. Points ofinterest include the statue of Sir BarnesNeville Wallis, designer of the bouncingbomb, a large mural depicting famouspeople who have lived or been associatedwith the town and the notorious Ship Inn. Web: www.hernebayculturaltrail.co.uk10www.canterbury.co.uk