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Tankerton Beach - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Tankerton Beach, Tankerton Rd, Whitstable CT5, UK

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About Tankerton Beach

Tankerton is a suburb of Whitstable in Kent in southeast England. It was designed in the late 19th century as the train network brought holidaymakers to the sea. A family haven of safe bathing pretty painted beach huts and sloping grassy banks. The Tankerton Slopes are popular with families during the summer, where they play in the green and swim in the sea. This Blue Flag Awarded Tankerton Beach is a perfect choice for those looking for safe bathing and sensational views.

Attractions Near Tankerton Beach

Saxon Shore Way
Saxon Shore Way7.51km from Tankerton Beach

The Saxon Shore Way is a long-distance footpath in England. The Way around the ancient coastline offers a diversity of scenery, from wide expanses of marshland bordering the Thames and Medway estuaries to the White Cliffs of Dover. Spectacular panoramic views follow the route along the escarpment of the old sea cliffs from Folkestone to Rye and from the sandstone cliffs of the High Weald at Hastings.

Mount Ephraim Gardens
Mount Ephraim Gardens9.14km from Tankerton Beach

Mount Ephraim Gardens is an Edwardian terraced garden located at Hernhill, near Faversham, in the English county of Kent. For over 300 years the Dawes family have lovingly cared for the country house and gardens and today they present one of the breathtaking spots in the southeast of England. Ten acres of classical gardens lie within an 800-acre farm with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The gardens are open to the public from April to September on Wednesdays to Sundays and Bank Ho

Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint
Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint9.61km from Tankerton Beach

Westgate was built during the One Hundred Years’ War to defend Canterbury from foreign incursion. It was the largest and arguably the finest of the country’s surviving medieval gateways. The 60-foot high stronghold did not stand alone, as it does now, but was approached vero a drawbridge across the River Stour, and flanked by impressive walls. It is the last survivor of Canterbury's seven medieval gates, still well-preserved and one of the city's most distinctive landmarks.

Westgate Gardens
Westgate Gardens9.68km from Tankerton Beach

A small, attractive garden along the banks of the River Stour, at the west end of the old city walls of Canterbury. This beautifully landscaped Westgate Gardens will inspire visitors of all ages whether you are after a gentle stroll over a lunchtime or are escaping the hustle and bustle of city shopping. Enjoy the riverside walks from the medieval Westgate Towers located at the end of Canterbury city centre's bustling high street.

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge9.88km from Tankerton Beach

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge is an Art Gallery, Library and Visitor Information Centre situated in the heart of historic Canterbury. This award winning facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, excellent educational facilities and a varied programme of events for all ages.

Canterbury Cathedral
Canterbury Cathedral9.93km from Tankerton Beach

Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England. Its cathedral has been the primary ecclesiastical centre of England since the early 7th century CE. Before the English Reformation the cathedral was part of a Benedictine monastic community known as Christ Church, Canterbury, as well as being the seat of the archbishop.

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north-west, Surrey to the west, and East Sussex to the south-west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.