Explore the area

Places to visit near Allhallows

You can step yourself into Victoriana at Dickens World. Or go even further back in history at Rochester Castle. But for proper family fun, visit the Hop Farm. This farm has a magic castle, pirate cove – and loads of friendly animals.No promises, but on average this is the warmest and driest corner of England.

Lots to see and do

Our top picks

There are lots of fabulous places to visit, using Haven holiday parks as your base. From beautiful beaches and landscapes to places of interest like historical sites and nature trails, or attractions like theme parks and wildlife parks - there are choices to suit the whole family. Check out our top picks.
Aerial view of the River Stour in Canterbury, Kent

Places of interest

Canterbury

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The perfect blend of inspirational architecture, stunning coastline and lush, leafy countryside. A trip to this historic city has to include a visit to the Cathedral!

Address:

Canterbury Visitor Centre, 12/13 Sun Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2HX

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 44 miles from Allhallows
The spindizzy ride at Diggerland

Attractions

Diggerland

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Come and visit this adventure park unlike any other. Children and adults can drive real working diggers, dumpers and full-size construction machinery!

Address:

Diggerland, Roman Way, Medway Valley Leisure Park, Strood, Kent, ME2 2NU

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 11 miles from Allhallows
Leeds Castle at sunset

Places of interest

Leeds Castle

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In the heart of Kent, this fantastic castle is set on two islands on the River Len. Enjoy the colourful gardens, family treasures and superb architecture.

Address:

Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PB

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 27 miles from Allhallows
Upnor Castle

Places of interest

Upnor Castle

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This beautiful Elizabethan fort is set in tranquil grounds alongside a riverside village.

Address:

Upnor Castle, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4XG

Open dates: 1 April - 30 September
Distance from park: 8 miles from Allhallows
Exterior view of Canterbury Cathedral

Attractions

Canterbury Cathedral

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Admire the superb architecture and the striking stained glass dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries. Pilgrims and visitors have made their way to Canterbury Cathedral since the Middle Ages. It remains one of the most visited places in the country.

Address:

Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EH

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 44 miles from Allhallows
Herne Bay seaside town

Places of interest

Herne Bay

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Enjoy fantastic beaches and Victorian architecture in this traditional seaside town. Enjoy fantastic beaches and Victorian architecture in this traditional seaside town.

Address:

The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TE

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 10 miles from Allhallows
The Hop Farm Family Park

Attractions

The Hop Farm Family Park

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Once a major supplier of hops to London breweries, the Hop Family Farm was recently transformed into an adventure park with attractions, animals and plenty of places to eat and drink.

Address:

The Hop Farm Family Park, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6PY

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 28 miles from Allhallows
 An elephant and her calf in the park

Attractions

Howletts Wild Animal Park

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Explore a 90-acre adventure in beautiful ancient parkland that is ideal for great days out in Kent with the entire family. No gimmicks, no nonsense, Howletts Wild Animal Park is committed to one thing, the conservation, breeding and reintroduction of rare and endangered animals.

Address:

Howletts Wild Animal Park, Bekesbourne Lane, Bekesbourne, Littlebourne, Canterbury CT4 5EL

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 52 miles from Allhallows
View of Rochester Castle from the castle gardens

Places of interest

Rochester Castle

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Rochester Castle stands within the walls of the Roman city of Rochester at a strategic crossing of the river Medway. The site is dominated by the impressive Norman keep, roughly square in plan. Surrounding the keep is the bailey, which would have been filled with buildings in the mid-13th century but is now occupied by the Castle Gardens.

Address:

Rochester Castle, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1SW

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 10 miles from Allhallows
Exterior view of Rochester Cathedral

Attractions

Rochester Cathedral

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Rochester Cathedral is England's second oldest, having been founded in AD604 by Bishop Justus. The glorious Norman architecture of the nave, parts of the crypt, as well as one of the finest Romanesque facades in England, make this an inspirational place to visit.

Address:

Rochester Cathedral, The Chapter Office, Garth House, The Precinct, Rochester, Kent, ME1 1SX

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 10 miles from Allhallows
Colourful seafront homes in Whitstable

Places of interest

Whitstable

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A charming town with a rich maritime history with diving, shipbuilding and fishing. Whitstable is also a shopper's delight with a range of independent art and craft, fashion and gift shops.

Address:

Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1DY

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 43 miles from Allhallows
Father and daughter at Allhallows beach

Beaches

Allhallows Beach

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A sand and mud beach located in a small town. Allhallows is a popular beach for fishing and walking; and even has it's own golf course.

Address:

Allhallows Beach , Rochester, The Medway Towns, Kent, ME3 9SY

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: Less than a mile from Allhallows
A family on the beach

Beaches

Sheerness Beach

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Sheerness beach is a gently sloping sand; shingle and pebble beach at the mouth of the Thames river. Winning a blue flag award in 2013 sheerness beach is perfect for all the family to visit.

Address:

Sheerness Beach, Seaside Ave, Minster on Sea, Sheerness, ME12 2NA

Open dates: All year round
Restrictions:

Dogs not allowed from 1 May - 30 September

Lifeguards: Daily 7 July-2 September, weekends and bank holidays only 26 May-1 July

Lifeguard patrol times: 10am-6pm

Distance from park: 35 miles from Allhallows
Whitstable Beach © Alan Glicksman (flickr)

Beaches

Whitstable Beach

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Whitstable beach is a popular shingle beach with a variety of shops; cafes and restaurant. It has a small harbour where a local shell fishing fleet operates.

Address:

Whitstable Beach, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1FB

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 43 miles from Allhallows
Canvey Island © James Whatley (flickr)

Places of interest

Canvey Island

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Canvey Island is an Island of some seven square miles lying off the South Coast of Essex in the Thames Estuary.

Address:

Canvey Island, High Street, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 7RB

Open dates: All year round
Distance from park: 45 miles from Allhallows