Multi award-winning Howletts is home to gorillas, African elephants, lions, tigers, giant anteaters, monkeys & many more. It offers an exciting & educational experience. Full calendar of events & activities, restaurant & gift shop.
The smaller Béguinage (Klein Begijnhof van Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Hoyen) in Violettenstraat in the southeast part of the city dates back to 1234, when it was founded by Johanna of Constantinople and her sister Maria. The present day site with its cottages around a large tree-lined lawn has remained unchanged since the 17th C.
Norman fortress which was residence to six of England's medieval queens & a palace to Henry VIII. Home to a fine collection of historical furnishings, paintings & tapestries. Stunning park & gardens, events & year round attractions.
just 10kms from Calais - open air museum - eclectic collections of tools and artefacts - two thirds size windmills, shops and garage - museum shop - cafe - open daily April to October with limited opening in other months