Green Tourism Directory

Canterbury Punting Company

Telephone: 07786 332 666



Canterbury River Tours

Telephone: 07790 534 744



Downland Cycle Hire

Downland Cycles Training Centre
2 Stone Cottages
Pett Bottom Road , Lynsore Bottom

Kent CT4 6EG

Telephone: 01227 709706


Web site:

Opening hours:
09.00 -17.00

Downland Cycle Hire not only provides bicycles for hire but can also organise cycling holidays based around Canterbury. Cycling is a green and sustainable method of transport, making very little impact on the environment.

We also carry out repairs, sell bikes and parts and run cycle maintenance courses.

Elham Valley

Visit the Elham Valley website:

Or the Visit Elham website:

Fordwich River Tours

Visit the Fordwich River Tours website:


Nigel Biddlecombe 07880 508240

Julie Richardson  07399 097997

Nigel Robson  07809 112623

E-mail : –

Sandwich River Bus

The Quay
Kent CT13 9EN

Telephone: 07958 376183


Rare Breeds Centre

Rare Breeds Centre
Highlands Farm
Kent, TN26 3RJ

Telephone: 01233 861 493



Opening hours:
Winter – 2nd November to 24th March
Tues, Sun 10.30 am – 4.30 pm, Closed Mon

Summer – from 25th March
Open every day 10.30am-5.30pm

The Rare Breeds Centre successfully combines tourism, rare breed preservation and employment and training for disabled people.

Rare and traditional British farm animals are bred in order to preserve them while at the same time providing an interesting tourist attraction and employment opportunity for the disabled some of whom also live at the centre.

The Rare Breeds Centre is registered with the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, The South East England Tourist Board and the National Association of Farms for Schools.

In addition to normal opening the Centre hosts school visits, special events and theme days.

Read our feature on the Rare Breeds Centre here.


Wildwood Trust
Herne Common
Herne Bay

Telephone: 01227 712 111



The Wildwood ‘Woodland Discovery Park’ is an ideal day out for all the family where you can come ‘nose to nose’ with British wildlife. Wildwood offers its members and visitors a truly inspirational way to learn about the natural history of Britain by actually seeing the wildlife that once lived here. Set in a sublime 38 acres of ancient woodland, Wildwood offers visitors a truly unique experience.

Willesborough Windmill

Willesborough Windmill
Mill Lane
Kent TN24 0QG


Opening hours:
Every day except Monday, 10 am – 4 pm

Willesborough Windmill is a traditional working windmill grinding flour from locally grown wheat. This smock mill, dating from 1869, has been restored by Ashford Borough Council. It is the centrepiece of an Industrial Heritage Centre.

The flour can be bought at the mill and other local outlets. The mill is also a tourist attraction and hosts school trips and weddings.

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