Whitstable Town Football Club is based in Whitstable, Kent, England. Whitstable is a seaside town in northeast Kent, southeast England. It is approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) north of the city of Canterbury and approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) west of the seaside town of Herne Bay.
Whitstable is famous for its oysters, which have been collected in the area since at least Roman times. Hence why the club’s players are sometimes referred to as “The Oystermen”.
The town itself dates back to before the writing of the Domesday Book. Whitstable’s distinctive character is popular with tourists, and its maritime heritage is celebrated with the annual oyster festival. Freshly caught shellfish are available throughout the year at several seafood restaurants and pubs in the town.