Whitstable is a
charming historic harbour town and is famous for Oysters and beautiful
sunsets. Enjoy and taste the oysters in its variety of restaurants,
bistros and pubs, all within easy walking distance of Alliston House.
The fantastic sunsets have
been captured by many artists over the years and Whitstable has a very
lively artistic community, reflected in its variety of galleries. Wander
through the narrow streets and strange sounding alleyways and
investigate the many boutiques and variety of shops. Don't miss visiting
the museum and check out what is playing at the local Theatre.
Visit Cushing's Seat, the
view made famous by Peter Cushing, who resided for many years in
Whitstable. It is only a short walk to the harbour where you can
purchase fresh fish brought in by the fisherman that still operate
There are many attractions for the
more athletic including two golf courses, indoor and outdoor bowling,
windsurfing, swimming, sailing, surfing, para-sailing, tennis.
At nearby Tankerton, the beach has
been awarded a Blue Flag for cleanliness and has a very safe beach for
children to play and swim. Don't miss 'The Street' ..... a walk at low
tide which takes you out on the shingle to see where the two different
currents meet each other. There are also Tennis courts near to the Grand
A very relaxing
stay awaits, with plenty of places to stroll and explore.
Useful Local Links:
Wheelers Oyster Bar
Canterbury City Council
Canterbury Guild of Guides
Archbishop of Canterbury
Whitstable Oyster Company
The Sportsman, Seasalter
Jo Jo's Restaurant