a station-by-station guide for UK tourist attractions


National Rail | station code WHI

Kent Offers & Links

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 PlusBus tickets are valid within the Herne Bay and Whitstable urban area.

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Whitstable Museum & Gallery ½ mile

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. Tel. 01227 276998.
Open FS (also ThSu Jul-Aug) 1100-1630.

Lifeboat Station ½ mile

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.

Druidstone Park by bus

Enchanted Woodland trail, Artpark with sculptures, farmyard and adventure play areas. Tel. 01227 765168.
Open FSSu (Daily in school holidays) 1000-1730.
Bus 4 from station to entrance, 20 minutes journey, M-S ½-hourly. Also 'Triangle' from Oxford Street (½ mile from station) to entrance, 10 minutes journey, daily, mostly every 15 minutes. Operated by Stagecoach. Buses also operate from Canterbury.

Whitstable map