Whitstable is a seaside town with a shingle beach (¾ mile from station) and some interesting buildings around the sea front and High Street. Whitstable is famous for its oysters and there is an annual Oyster Festival. Whitstable is a popular place to stay with and it has a good range of self-catering cottages.
The story of Whitstable's seafaring community with special features on the oyster industry, diving and
fishing. Also the early Canterbury & Whitstable Railway. Regular special exhibitions.
Open ThFS & BH 1030-1630.
One of the busiest lifeboat stations in the country, launching about 70 times a year. The boathouse includes
an observation platform, shop and coffee shop.
Open most summer weekends.