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Whitstable Harbour

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Address: Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
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Charming Working Harbour

Had a pleasant walk around Whitstable Harbour on a cold January afternoon before a long drive back to North Wales. Its a small but charming harbour with little beach style huts... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Paul C
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a pleasant walk around Whitstable Harbour on a cold January afternoon before a long drive back to North Wales. Its a small but charming harbour with little beach style huts selling everything from paintings to house hold knick-knacks. There is also a small fish market and car parking nearby. All perfectly fine for an easy stroll at this time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning, rustic, working harbour, quaint beach hut style shops, abundant seafood. Oysters, prawns, fresh and cooked fish, live entertainment, Mr whippy, it doesn't get any better than this, highly recommend.

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's great walking through the harbour looking at the fishing boats. It is busy of a weekend when lots of tourists visit and the huts are open. The goods in the huts are pricey so be warned. Fish and Chips are much cheaper and nicer at the chippy opposite in Tower Parade.

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Thank 63OJP
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty, yet still industrial harbour, with lots of restaurants, and a permanent outside market with lots of quirky stalls, craftwork, artwork and eating establishments. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the town.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This harbour is a fascinating place to visit. It is small and harbours fishing boats to fit. These boats are so small you can't do nothing but respect the bravery of the fishermen... The harbour is the best place to eat oysters too.

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

A working harbour full of atmosphere with nearby restaurants, fish bars and markets not to mention the local beach hut market place. Parking limited - small car park adjacent although a fairly large but currently inaccessible council car park opposite. A pleasant walk at any time of the day, great for people watching or just idling the time away. Plenty... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The harbour is well worth a visit, there are lots of huts there selling all sorts of different things, we watched the boats go out and come in, there is also a few restaurants here as well

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Had a good walk around on a chilly but lovely sunny morning. There lots of independent traders around selling out of the huts and many places to try the Oysters. Worth a visit for an hour or so.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We always pop in for prawns..ice cream or coffee and chips....staff friendly and really lovely to my daughter...hoghly recommend ...great coffee and foodx

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Very much a working harbour Although you have to be there early to see the catch coming in. Many fisherman's huts surrounding the harbour with several seafood snack bars and cafe's. Some are selling artisan wares.

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