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Herne Bay

Herne Bay is a seaside resort lying some seven miles north of Canterbury. Its name is derived from the Old English 'hyrne' which translates as a 'corner of land'. They left their mark in the Victorian houses which line the long promenade of the town. Nowadays, the resort is a favourite with pensioners and the place has sleepy, peaceful ambience about it. Others come for the pretty, shingle beach with its clear, blue waters. Tourists generally come here to visit two main attractions, the offshore seal colony and the ruins of a Roman Fort at Reculver.

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Herne Bay : Sightseeing and Attractions

Reculver Towers and Roman Fort
These Roman ruins lie within Reculver Country Park. Historians believe that Reculver was most likely one of the places the Roman army landed in A.D. 43. .. more
Admission: Free entry

Info CentreHerne Bay Tourist Information Centre
You can book a a sailing trip or chartered fishing trip at the tourist office. The favourite tour takes you to an offshore sandbank which is home to a herd of seals.
Address: The Central Bandstand, Central Parade, Herne Bay, Kent
Postcode: CT6 5JN Street Map
Contact: PH + 44 (0)1227 361911

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