Whitstable is famous for its Oyster Festival which takes place in July showcasing the towns oyster heritage. People travel from all over the UK and Europe to enjoy this fantastic event. Other nearby attractions include Whitstable Castle, several coastal walks and Herne Bay promenade which features an annual Air Show. Another must whilst in Kent is the famous city of Canterbury. Steeped in history, the cobbled streets are very well known for their incredible cathedral and tall city walls; plus take a step back with a historic boat tour in the heart of the city on the River Stour. Famous Kent attractions include Dreamland Theme Park in Margate, Howletts Animal Reserve and the famous White Cliffs of Dover plus much more. Whitstable offers good train connections to London, also the option to visit France for the day is easily accessible with regular ferry crossings from Dover to Calais. Beach 440 yards. Shop, pub and restaurant 110 yards.