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Halloween in Whitstable

With plenty of seasonal and spooky activities happening across town, Whitstable will be far from a ghost town this Halloween. This year’s festival is one of the best ever, with a wide range of goings-on, including arts and crafts, scary movies, face-painting, Halloween markets and of course Herne Bay’s famous[...]

Top 5 Independent Shops in Whitstable

Whitstable is famous for its quirky, slightly bohemian charm, and rightly so - the High Street features a higher percentage of independent retailers than anywhere else in the country. From vintage clothing to Kentish artwork, artisanal coffee and a wealth of traditional butchers, bakers and greengrocers, Whitstable’s High Street perfectly[...]

Buying Property in Whitstable

Renowned for its unique and slightly bohemian charm, Whitstable is one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations. With fantastic beaches, a thriving arts scene and plenty of character, Whitstable is forging its rich maritime heritage into a bright future - making it the perfect place to invest in holiday[...]

Whitstable Christmas Markets

With the kids back in school, the nights drawing in and the weather beginning to get colder, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. Christmas in Whitstable has its own unique charm, with traditional carol services and long walks on the beach, so why not enjoy this festive season by[...]

Craft Beer & Real Ale

In recent years the UK has undergone a craft beer revolution, with improved access to brewing equipment, simpler alcohol licensing laws and a growing awareness of the importance of full-bodied, full-flavoured, citrus-tinged hops all leading to a sea change in the way beer is produced. These factors all lead to[...]

Whitstable Swimming Pool

Swimming by the beach for the whole family - whatever the weather! With a fantastic location right by the beach and Whitstable’s famous harbour, Whitstable Swimming Pool is a modern state-of-the-art facility complete with gym. Swimming Inspired by the Olympics? Make a splash this autumn!   Whitstable Swimming Pool caters[...]

Whitstable Oysters

Whitstable Oysters Whitstable has long been synonymous with oysters, with much of the town’s history built upon Whitstable’s Native Oysters (Ostrea Edulis), a flavourful and delicious variety of cultivated European oyster. A regional delicacy and staple of any Whitstable diet, oysters continue play a central role in Whitstable’s commerce and[...]

Top Five Activities For Kids

There are loads of activities for children in Whitstable From the town’s many beaches and local attractions, to cycle routes branching out into Kent’s beautiful, scenic countryside, Whitstable is a haven for families with children who are looking to experience traditional, British seaside family fun. Here’s our rundown of the[...]
Whitstable Regatta 2016

Whitstable Regatta 2016

Planning your summer holidays? Whitstable could be the perfect place to weigh anchor… Hosted by the Whitstable and Herne Bay Lions Club, the annual Whitstable Regatta is possibly the oldest in the world, and returns this year for the 223rd time. Whitstable Regatta See Whitstable's Fantastic Fireworks this Summer New[...]

Renting Bikes in Whitstable

For active families and adventurous groups, cycling can be one of the most fun and environmentally-friendly ways to get out and explore the Kentish countryside. However, getting your bikes down to your holiday rental can be a nightmare, especially for larger families. Luckily, Whitstable has a some great bicycle rental[…]