Herne, Kent

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Herne windmill.jpg
Herne Windmill
Herne is located in Kent
 Herne shown within Kent
Population 7,325 (2001)[1] (parish)
OS grid reference TR181658
Civil parish Herne and Broomfield
District City of Canterbury
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HERNE BAY
Postcode district CT6
Dialling code 01227
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Thanet North
List of places

Coordinates: 51°20′57″N 1°07′59″E / 51.3492°N 1.1331°E / 51.3492; 1.1331

Herne /hɜːrn/ is a village in South East England, divided by the Thanet Way from the seaside resort of Herne Bay. Administratively it is in the civil parish of Herne and Broomfield in Kent. Between Herne and Broomfield is the former hamlet of Hunters Forstal; Herne Common lies to the south.

The hamlet of Bullockstone is about one mile to the west.

The original Micropub, The Butchers Arms, opened in Herne in 2005.


  1. ^ National Statistics Census 2001


  • Bundock, Mike, Historic Herne and Broomfield (Herne Bay, Pierhead Publications, 1 August 2007), ISBN 9781904661047

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