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Whitstable Harbour

Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
+44 1227 274086
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Boring Place

I do like seasides and harbours but Whitstable Harbour is quite a boring place to me. It is only a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth J
Reading, United Kingdom
A working harbour that embraces the public.

For those interested in smallish boats and in the summer a traditional Thames Barge this harbour... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Douglas T
London, England, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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“seafood” (92 reviews)
“fish market” (59 reviews)
“fishing boats” (44 reviews)
Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
+44 1227 274086
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I do like seasides and harbours but Whitstable Harbour is quite a boring place to me. It is only a small fishing town, unlike Brighton which is more lively. The beach huts do not really attract me at all.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 5 days ago

For those interested in smallish boats and in the summer a traditional Thames Barge this harbour has much to offer. It serves as a base for boats that service the off short wind turbines. There are some traditional fishing boats and all round the harbour...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Whitstable has managed to retain a real working harbour with a small fishing fleet and proper cargo ship when so many in the South East have succumbed to becoming marinas full of plastic boats. The lifeboat station makes for an interesting visit and there is...More

Thank msteel2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s all very compact and walkable. When you explore the harbour, be sure to keep walking as at the end there is a small circuit of huts full of independent artists and traders... just lovely! We picked up a couple of beautiful small paintings by...More

Thank KarinAlder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whitstable Harbour is a lovely walk with various shed outlets to look around From this month there's an ice ring until Xmas Restaurant / fish and Chips / fresh fish and lots more

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old fashioned working harbour, lovely little shops, oyster bars and dog friendly.The beach was lovely too.

Thank Emztheartist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in Whitstable briefly, on our way to Canterbury. Found the harbour a good place to explore, and walk around. Traditional, interesting and plenty to entertain.

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have lived in whitstable for many years and never get bored of visiting the harbour. We enjoy the ambiance, the market stools, and especially the seafood. It’s stayed a tradition in our family for 10 years now, to go down the harbour, grab lots...More

Thank Michneil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a lovely meal and enjoyed the walk along this working Harbour.The smells and scenery took me back to when I was in my childhood.

Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a pretty old dock. Quaint boats and buildings. There is a fish market there to however I found the prices more expensive than london plus it was a Monday so not great choice.

Thank James B
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M.argaret S
28 November 2016|
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Response from kevin p | Reviewed this property |
so sorry for the late late reply they vary according to each individual owner of the huts but some are open in the winter for Christmas
13 July 2016|
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Response from l0nd0ngirl31 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, I have seen many people visiting with their dog. Although I do not know if you can allow your dog off the lead for a swim.
Michael B
12 February 2016|
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Response from Perry M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If it's in season, they have it around the Harbour.