Herne Bay, Kent (near Eddington)
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Herne Bay and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

The Pier

I roller skated in the old pavilion - you could see the sea through the gaps in the floor boards!! My brother bribed me to behave by the promise of an ice cream bought from the cafe at the end of the pier.

A memory of Herne Bay by Jean Dale

The Beauty Of Herne Bay In A Hectic World

I lived in Herne Bay for my teen years. I remember the Pier burning down and the sea freezing over. The winds could be so strong my mother and I had to hold on to the lamposts for fear of blowing ...Read full memory

The Cliffs

I HAVE LIVED IN HERNE BAY ALL MY LIFE, 70 YEARS AND WOULD NOT LIVE ANYWHERE ELSE. I HAVE SOME GREAT MEMORIES OF MY LIFE IN THE TOWN, THE ONE I MENTION TODAY IS JUST ONE OF MANY ! CLIMBING THE CLIFFS BETWEEN THE DOWNS AND ...Read full memory