Whitstable Beach

Whitstable is a town in Kent, England. Whitstable is located on the North Kent Coast. The town is famous for its Oysters, and has several upmarket fish restaurants.

Tourist Information is not currently available in whitstable itself, as the centre along the high street has recently closed.

Get in

By plane

The nearest major airport is London Gatwick Airport.

By train

Whitstable is served by regular trains from London Victoria, Margate, the Medway Towns and Faversham. Most trains from London Victoria divide at Faversham, with half of the train taking the North coast line, and half heading for the South coast; ensure that you are sitting in the correct part of the train.

By bus

By car

The A299 road, known as the Thanet Way, runs between Ramsgate and Faversham via Herne Bay and Whitstable, and merges with the M2 motorway at Faversham. Parking can be difficult in Whitstable .

By bicycle

The Crab and Winkle Way Cycle Path

The Crab and Winkle Way cycle track links Canterbury with Whitstable.


Whitstable Castle



There are many good craft shops and artists studios, as well as a variety of small independent shops. For groceries, there is a Co-operative on Oxford Street.


There are a selection of restaurants, some expensive, with many featuring seafood. There are also takeaways on the high street.



Fishing Huts



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