Surrounded by orchards, Hernhill is still largely a farming community. There are several noteworthy buildings including a half-timbered manor house, and a 200 year old farmhouse which once housed parish paupers.
In the churchyard of St Michael's there are the unmarked graves of Sir William Courtenay (Mad Tom) and six of his followers who were shot at the battle of Bossenden Wood,in 1838, the last armed uprising in England.
Five minutes walk from Church Oast are Mount Ephraim Gardens.
There are plenty of walks and cycle rides in the surrounding countryside.
This quaint town contains a wealth of history and many interesting buildings. In the 17th century it had a thriving gunpowder industry supplying the Navy. It was also renown for it's ship building particularly thames barges.
The popularity of Whitstable oysters started in Roman times and you can sample them today in the harbour. Plenty of boating and water sports take place in this lively seaside town.
The Catherdral is at the heart of this historic city. Visits can be made to Sites and Museums telling the story of the city's development through the ages.
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