Year Long Activities

    • One of the highlights of a visit to the region is the famous ‘Crab and Winkle’ bike path that stretches from Canterbury to the coast.  We recommend that you take a look at Kent Cycle Hire or call 07791114529.  You can pick up your bike directly from the garden at the House of Agnes and you can even go one-way only if you are not very keen on riding all the way back!
    • Many visitors to Canterbury would also like to know more about this area of Kent. ‘Tours of the Realm offer chauffeured sightseeing tours of rural and historic Britain for individual travellers or small exclusive groups of up to 3  people. To find out more phone 07595 769615 or  e-mail
    • Combine a stay at the House of Agnes with a visit to the fabulous MARLOWE THEATRE. See the UK’s biggest and best touring shows and performances direct from London’s West End such as BUDDY, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SISTER ACT, THE BAND or concerts from iconic musicians and entertainers like Lulu, John Mayall, Jack Jones. Check out the fabulous summer and autumn seasons here or call 01227 787787 for more information.
    • Kent County Cricket- SPITFIRE GROUND – Not only is this the famous home ground for Kent County cricket but it also runs an outstanding events programme with stars such as Tom Jones, Madness and UB40 performing.  Visit the website to see what’s coming up.
    • Punting is the thing to do when staying at the House of Agnes.  Just a few steps along St Dunstan’s Street you will find Westgate Punting.  Peaceful, calm and relaxing…take a camera and a miniature bottle of something (!) and you’ll return feeling like you’ve really had a special treat! Contact 07816 760869 for more information.
    • A 20 minute drive away is the Shepherds Neame Brewery in nearby Faversham.  At the House of Agnes, we’re proud to serve a variety of their wonderful local beers and you can also go one step further… by experiencing a Brewery Tour where you can go behind the scenes of a busy working brewery, as well as learn some of the history of beer-making… not to mention the tasting at the end!!!  Well worth the visit – contact 01795 542016 for more information.
    • Canterbury Golf Club has a fabulous 18 hole course designed by Harry Colt.   Call 01227 453532 for more information.
    • For an unforgettable day trip, and only a half hour drive from Canterbury, try Leeds Castle (said to be the most beautiful castle in the UK). Contact 01622 765400 or e-mail if you have any questions.
    • If you are looking for a memorable experience this Spring/ Summer, why not hire a canoe or a kayak for the day! Canoe Wild offer guided trips, canoe, paddleboard and kayak hire, and even winter kayaking! Fun all year round! For more information call 07947835688 or visit Canoe Wild.




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