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Westbere, Kent

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Westbere, Kent

Westbere is a small village in Kent, England, situated some four miles north east of Canterbury city centre along the A28 route to the Isle of Thanet. The parish comprises a preservation area that overlooks Westbere lakes (created by gravel extraction) that teem with birds and wildlife. The village spreads along a steep wooded bank north of the Great Stour between the A28 and the Ashford to Ramsgate railway.
DistrictCity of Canterbury
Post townCanterbury
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTR1961
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01227

Westbere, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Westbere, par. and vil., Kent, 3½ miles NE. of Canterbury, 1173 ac., pop. 240.

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