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.

Send In The Clowns!!

I remember being taken to see a clown here. I think his name might have been Coco. It is lovely that there are still children's entertainments in exactly the same spot!  It's a roundabout and trampolines now though.

A memory of Herne Bay by Jean Dale

Pear Tree Farm

My dads family the "Boltons" lived on a farm called Pear Tree Farm. I thought from memory they owned it but now after research I think they just lived there as workers? I remember walking down a country lane not far from there ...Read full memory

A memory of Herne Bay by Hazel Bolton

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