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Whitstable Harbour

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Address: Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AB, England
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ON THE UP

The harbour has recently been repaired . Some new stalls too .Selling trinkets,craft items and art and food. Just dicoverd a south african chap selling a fantastic,gorgeous polish... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Gregg M
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The harbour has recently been repaired . Some new stalls too .Selling trinkets,craft items and art and food. Just dicoverd a south african chap selling a fantastic,gorgeous polish sausage in a warm baguette with onions ,out standing. A lovely walk ,strong smell of the sea and fish stalls. the boats clinking in the harbour . You could spend a few... More 

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Thank Gregg M
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
124 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of nice seafood restaurants, market stalls, working oyster boats and plenty more to see - what more do you need to visit.

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Thank TravelBugDW
West Malling, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whitstable harbour is one of my favourite places to visit, and although it's always packed in the spring and summer there's something wonderful about it 'off-season' when it's not quite so busy. There are lots of new small huts in the harbour, offering gifts and collectables as well as food and it's nice to see that they're investing in the... More 

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Thank Natasha H
Essex, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A working harbour with boats, sheds, fish stalls, everything one could easily believe has been lost and gone forever. Has an upmarket feel though. Parking difficult, but don't try, the side streets are worth the wander too.

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Thank Awayagain2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to walk around to look at the fishing Boats and fisheries that sell cooked and few fish,the people are friendly and the sea food is great although a bit on the Expensive side

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

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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Thank Paul C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 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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Thank Callie P
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 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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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

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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