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  • Hythe Town Hall

    Hythe Town Hall was built in 1794. The ground floor was the open Market, which consists of a carriage entrance at each end, flanked by a stone wall fronted with rusticated stuccoed quoins and between these carriage entrances an arcade of 2 rows of 4 Tuscan stone columns. The 1st floor contains the Council Chamber or Guildhall. There is a stair lift for those unable to use the stairs.
    The long ancient High Street is restricted to traffic, making it a delightful place to wander and discover the many small independent shops that reside there. There are plenty of shops to suit all tastes.
  • St Leonard's Church

    St Leonard’s is a beautiful church in a beautiful place. It stands high and proud above the town of Hythe, looking towards the coast of France, which can be easily seen on a clear day. Thousands of visitors pass through its doors every year, and enjoy the magnificent architecture and extraordinary crypt.
  • Brockhill Country Park

    The park is rich in wildlife, including marbled white butterflies, green woodpeckers and carpets of snowdrops. It is also a Site of Nature Conservation Interest, and has three distinctive areas to explore: the Deer Paddock is an attractive grassy area featuring trees such as the walnut and the variegated sycamore, while The Lake is a shady oasis for wildlife fringed with overhanging trees, where ducks can be found paddling around its edges.
  • RHDR - Railway

    For the past 87 years the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been an integral part of the landscape of the Romney Marsh. Known as “Kent’s Mainline in Miniature”, a World Famous one-third full size Steam & Diesel locomotives have powered their way along the 13½ miles of track from the Cinque Port town of Hythe, terminating in Dungeness; a National Nature Reserve and one of the largest shingle landscapes in the world. With 4 stations in between, all within walking distance of a beach, our railway provides you with an opportunity to explore this unique corner of Kent.
  • The Royal Military Canal

    The Royal Military Canal at Hythe Kent is a declared historic monument, and enjoys a tourism Green flag award.
    Constructed before the age of Steam, over 200 years ago, the canal was dug by hand by an army of Engineers and Prisoners of War. As a defence against invasion.
    Created in a time of conflict, the canal is now an oasis of peace and quiet, a haven for bird life and flora totalling 26 miles across South Kent.
  • SASC Monument

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    The SASC Monument Hythe was completed on 5th February 2014 following the unveiling of its main plaque by His Royal Highness The Duke of York, Colonel-in-Chief of the Small Arms School Corps.
    Situated near to the site of the original entrance to the School of Musketry, the ground for the monument was gifted by Sainsbury's, design provided by Lieutenant Colonel (AIW) J L Whitchurch (the then CO SASC), sculptor was Laura Lian, and the construction was by Spinks & Son.
  • Fisherman Beach

    Fisherman BeachThis area is fascinating, the fishing boats winched up onto the Beach, very picturesque.
    Grigg's Fish Market has been transformed from a standard fish shop to an amazing new market with fabulous fish and seafood, home cooked dishes to takeaway, even coffee and ice cream and other local delicacies are available. Head to Fisherman's Beach for your fish and seafood, great to get your food from source. They are also really family friendly and don't rush you through your sales, offering advice on cooking and recipes, etc.
  • Prince's Parade

    Hythe Marine Parade was opened by the Prince of Wales in 1881
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  • Hythe Museum

    Housed in Oaklands, adjoining the public library in Stade Street, the museum comprises 3 rooms stocked full of local interest items relating to the town and port of Hythe. The rooms are themed as ‘Story of Hythe’, ‘History of the Small Arms School’ (an important presence in the town from 1853 until 1968) and the ‘Civic History of the Town and Cinque Port’. The majority of items have been donated by local people, or those who have past links with the town.  Much of the material not on display is held in secure stores, and will be used from time to time.  The Town’s important collection of Archives, dating back to the Charter of 1278 are now housed at the Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone.
    Entrance to the Museum is free, with full access for the disabled.  Monday – Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm and Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm.
  • Hythe Swimming Pool

    Hythe Swimming Pool has an exciting programme of swimming activities for all ages and abilities
    Early Morning Swims - Senior Sessions - Adult Only Session - Family Sessions - Lane Swimming - AquaFit Classes - Atlantis Swimming - Lessons For All Ages - Pool Parties - Swimming Galas - Hythe Aqua Swimming Club - Water Polo - Synchronised Swimming - Diving - Snorkelling - Personal Survival
    The main swimming pool is 25m x 11m and the dedicated teaching pool (baby pool) is 9.5m x 4.5m
  • Hythe Lawn Tennis Club

    Hythe Lawn Tennis Club was formed in 1889 making it one of the oldest Tennis Clubs in the United Kingdom.
    Situated on the banks of the historic Royal Military Canal in the heart of a conservation area the Club boasts eight all weather floodlit courts which are open from 9am to 10pm daily.
    Membership is available from the youngest child to the oldest adult including family memberships and a special rate for students. The highest membership is still only just over £3.50 per week making tennis the most affordable of sports.
    The Club has three social mix-in sessions a week and ample opportunity to arrange your own games if you wish. We also enter up to 40 teams in the local leagues throughout the Winter and Summer Seasons.
    There is an excellent social side to the Club with regular fun tournaments, monthly supper nights, twice yearly quizzes and beginning and end of season parties.
    We have the services of a full time coach so whether you simply want to learn tennis, brush up on your techniques or be taught the finer points of the game there are group lessons for you or private lessons if you wish.
    For further information go to our website www.hythetennis.com , visit the Hythe Lawn tennis Facebook page or contact the Chairman Hilary Casey on 07791 732636.
  • Sound Mirrors

    On the roughs above Hythe in Kent, on Ministry of Defence land, stands a 30 foot high concrete ear. Borne on a frame of umbrella-shaped iron rods, the disc is angled towards the sky, ready to catch any sounds that come its way. The sound mirror looks out over the flat expanse of Romney Marsh, and miles out to sea (France is just 23 miles away).
  • The American Gardens

    Resting amid the undulating hills leading from the North Downs to the southernmost Kentish coastline there is a small valley. Hidden here is a gem of astounding beauty, a treasure awaiting discovery: a secret garden in the depths of Kent .
    Named after the Californian Redwood tree planted 150 years ago at its centre, The American Garden remains a place of tranquillity, brimming with a vibrant array of rhododendrons and scented azaleas, interwoven by sunlit glades and meandering pathways.
    For the month of May the Harland family, owners of the property since 1947, open the garden and invite you to spend a soothing afternoon strolling through its eight acres, absorbing the peaceful atmosphere and escaping into a picturesque world of breathtaking blossom.
  • Eaton Lands

    Eaton Lands are one of Saltwood’s hidden treasures with precious few visitors discovering this delightful area of mature ancient woodland, meadows and wild flowers. In addition to the abundance of wildlife and nature on display it is also a great place to discover some peace and quiet, whilst still within a modern town environment. Eaton Lands are open every day of the year and is a short walk from the parish church of St Leonards. Eaton Lands Hythe, Kent CT21 5HY
  • Port Lympne Animal Park

    The Howletts and Port Lympne wild animal, safari and wildlife parks are the UK based sites for endangered animal conservation. Unlike ordinary zoos, these parks allow visitors to see conservation in action, providing kids, families and adults alike with a wide variety of ‘Totally Wild’ fun days out, packed with exciting activities for the whole family.
  • Folkstone Racecourse

    The War and Peace Revival returns to Folkestone Racecourse this year from 16-20 July 2014. Join them as they mark the centenary of the start of WW1, the 75th anniversary of the start of WW2 and the 70th anniversaries of both D-Day and Arnhem. Learn about the Great War among the trenches and view the beautifully preserved uniforms and personal items.
    Featuring military and civilian re-enactors, living history, battle re-enactments and arena events, military vehicles, vintage entertainment, book signings, shopping, funfair and models it’s a great family day out! The Vintage Village features civilian displays from the 1930s to the 1960s including Home Front, Land Army (with real cows!) classic cars, vintage fashion features and makeovers and much more - something for everyone whether you're into the military side or just vintage living. Live music day and night gives a real festival feel to the world’s biggest military vehicle event. Camping available with exclusive evening entertainment so you won’t miss out on a moment!
  • Hythe Farmers Market

    With stalls selling Free-range meat, Fruit, Vegetables, Preserves, Juices, Cheeses, organic eggs, home-baked goods, Asian food, Charcuterie and lots more.
    Runners-up in The Taste of Kent Awards in the ‘Best Farmers’ Market’ category we pride ourselves on the quality and range of produce we have available.
    At Christmas we also have craft stalls to make seasonal shopping under one roof a distinct possibility!
    Do join us. You are always sure of a warm welcome.
    The market takes place on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10am until midday.
    Methodist Church Hall, Chapel Street, Hythe - Parking is available nearby.

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