What's on inHerne Bay

Welcome to Herne Bay

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Herne Bay - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Herne Bay to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Editor's Picks

Forthcoming events in Herne Bay

Tourist Attractions

Canterbury Tales

A visit to The Canterbury Tales, one of Kent's most popular attractions, with its stunning reconstruction of 14th century England, is just like stepping into the Middle Ages. Inside the historic building of St. Margaret's Church you can step back over 500 years to join Geoffrey Chaucer England's…

Howletts Wild Animal Park

The Parks were started by John Aspinall more than 40 years ago to conserve and breed rare and endangered wild animals with the intention of returning them to safe areas in their natural habitat. The animals are looked after in our two parks that cover over 450 acres…

Farming World

Set deep in the heart of the Kent countryside, Farming World is an unbeatable day out for all the family. There's lots of GREAT THINGS TO SEE & DO, with a big emphasis on getting involved, have a go sessions and unique animal encounters...‐ Explore the farm, say…

Museum of Canterbury

The existing, much‐praised Museum has been extended and recreated as a 21st century interactive museum, whose revitalised theme is the city itself and its often turbulent story.Hands‐on activities have been specially designed to appeal to family groups ‐you can look at gold thread and medieval poo under the…

Canterbury Ghost Tour

The Canterbury Ghost Tour was started in 1995. Kent's Premier Award Winning Ghost Hunter is John Hippisley, who saw his first ghost when he was thirteen years old at school in nearby Goudhurst. Following several sightings soon afterward and 30 years of research later Canterbury was the ideal…

Canterbury Roman Museum

The Roman Museum is underground at the level of the Roman town. It's an exciting mix of excavated real objects: authentic reconstructions; and preserved remains of a Roman town house with its famous mosaics. Reconstructions include a Roman market place, with a shoe maker, fabric seller and fruit…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Herne Bay? See our list of attractions in Herne Bay, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.