Destination guide

The beachside setting of Herne Bay is ready to explore

The area's theatre scene and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Herne Bay. This welcoming city is known for its parks, beaches and bars. Canterbury Cathedral and St. Martin's Church are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Herne Bay

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Herne Bay a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dreamland (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Royal St George's Golf Club (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Wingham Wildlife Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Westgate and Birchington Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Herne Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Herne Bay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Herne Bay East Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Herne Bay Central Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Reculver Towers (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Tankerton Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Whitstable Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Minnis Bay (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Herne Bay

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 9.7 mi (15.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is 23.5 mi (37.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Canterbury Herne Bay Station.

Where to stay near Herne Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 626 holiday rentals near Herne Bay. From 102 Cabins to 102 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Herne Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Herne Bay?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Herne Bay. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Reculver Towers and Roman Fort: 970 holiday rentals
  • Reculver Country Park: 984 holiday rentals
  • Reculver Towers: 974 holiday rentals
  • Herne Bay Mini Golf: 1,010 holiday rentals
  • Herne Bay Little Theatre: 1,028 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Herne Bay listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Herne Bay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 102 Cabins in Herne Bay. Our other popular types of Herne Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 102 holiday houses
  • Houses: 360 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 102 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Herne Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Herne Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.