8 days in Kent Itinerary

8 days in Kent Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Norwich
Drive:  3 h
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
Ramsgate, Isle of Thanet
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Norwich


Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Explore hidden gems such as Westgate Gardens and Kent Battle of Britain Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canterbury: Battle of Britain Memorial (in Capel-le-Ferne), Folkestone (The Leas Promenade & Lower Leas Coastal Park) and Dover (Dover Castle & The White Cliffs of Dover). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, make a trip to Whitstable Town Centre, contemplate the long history of Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Howletts Wild Animal Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Canterbury trip builder.

Norwich to Canterbury is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ramsgate.

Things to do in Canterbury

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Folkestone, Whitstable, Dover, Battle of Britain Memorial, Rhodes Minnis Cat Sanctuary
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Canterbury Cathedral ©
Canterbury Cathedral
Westgate Gardens ©
Westgate Gardens
St. Augustine's Abbey ©
St. Augustine's Abbey

Ramsgate, Isle of Thanet

Ramsgate ©
Ramsgate is a seaside town in the district of Thanet in east Kent, England. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina and Joss Bay. Go for a jaunt from Ramsgate to Walmer to see Walmer Castle and Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Powell-Cotton Museum, learn about all things military at The RAF Manston History Museum, get engrossed in the history at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, and try for a hole-in-one at Manston Adventure Golf.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ramsgate route planner.

You can drive from Canterbury to Ramsgate in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Ramsgate

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manston, Broadstairs, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Botany Bay, Room Escape Games
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Viking Bay ©
Viking Bay
Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina ©
Ramsgate Royal Harbour & Marina
Joss Bay ©
Joss Bay