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Discover a national symbol and gain insight into England’s history at the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Canterbury Cathedral. Dating back to 597, the site has held religious significance for centuries, drawing pilgrims to the location of Thomas Becket’s murder and visitors interested in its medieval towers, chapels, and stained-glass windows.

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Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, United Kingdom, CT1 2EH
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Leeds Castle & Canterbury - Day Tour from Brighton

Leeds Castle & Canterbury - Day Tour from Brighton

Leeds Castle considered one of the most picturesque castles in the world, rises majestically from the moat as it has done for over 900 years. Whether you are coming for a family day out or to enjoy an exciting trip with friends, Leeds Castle offers a wonderful experience for all who visit. With its medieval walls and Roman roads, Canterbury will take you back in time and leave you with fantastic memories for life. • Walk through the Castle’s Maze and enjoy its 500 acres of tranquil parkland and formal gardens. • Visit Canterbury, one of the most beautiful medieval cities in the UK, and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site • Round trip and hassle free transportation provided
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.87
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$77.87
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Dover Shore Excursion:Post-Cruise Tour to London via Canterbury and Leeds Castle

Dover Shore Excursion:Post-Cruise Tour to London via Canterbury and Leeds Castle

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When your cruise conlcudes in Dover, enhance your sightseeing experience of England on a full-day tour that concludes in London. With a knowledgeable guide, delve into the rich history of the country as you visit two popular attractions on a luxury coach. Explore the beautiful town of Canterbury and gaze at the towering spire of the grand Cathedral; embark on an intriguing 3-hour tour of Leeds Castle; and enjoy convenient drop-off at your centrally located London hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.49
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Private Kent castles

Private Kent castles

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Explore Kent’s centuries-old castles, cathedrals, and other scenic highlights: this private, full-day tour offers the most flexible way to step back in time. Meet your guide at your area accommodation or port, and travel via luxury, Wi-Fi-equipped vehicle. Your itinerary is up to you, but stops can include royal residences like Rochester Castle, Leeds Castle, and Hever Castle, as well as the UNESCO-listed Canterbury Cathedral and the White Cliffs of Dover.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$842.37
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$842.37
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Dover Shore Excursion:Post-Cruise Tour to London Stopover Canterbury Cathedral

Dover Shore Excursion:Post-Cruise Tour to London Stopover Canterbury Cathedral

Visit the English Cathedral City of Canterbury’, a UNESCO World Heritage site and home to Canterbury Cathedral,you will not be disappointed.  • Enjoy a Hassle Free pick up from Dover Cruise Terminal • Transportation back to your Central London Hotel/ Accommodation • The Cathedral has been present since 597 AD  • Family Friendly • Duration 6 Hours including travel time
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$566.30
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$566.30
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Pilgrims and Pit Stops: A Canterbury Trail Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

Pilgrims and Pit Stops: A Canterbury Trail Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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Chaucer, murderers, pilgrims, actors, witches. Canterbury is not simply a city of pleasant coffee-shops and quaint gardens. The shady corners and ancient buildings conceal stories, mysteries, and speculation. This will be a whistle-stop and anecdotal tour of one of the most famous cities in England. Walk in the footsteps of the medieval pilgrims, who flocked to see the shrine of St Thomas Becket. Along the way, you will pick up some quirky facts and – importantly – some eating and drinking tips! The total walking distance is about 2km and takes just over half an hour without stopping. The VoiceMap app uses your location to trigger each part of the walk automatically. So, relax, enjoy exploring and feel free to pause the tour at any point!
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  • 35 minutes
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$5.99
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Medieval Adventure through Canterbury

Medieval Adventure through Canterbury

This Private Walking Tour will bring Canterbury and the murder of Thomas Becket to life! Find out what life would have been like as a pilgrim travelling to Canterbury. Make your own Canterbury Tale as you travel through time and discover this beautiful small walled city - a real gem in the Garden of England.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$127.42
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Privately Guided Tour of Canterbury and Canterbury Cathedral

Privately Guided Tour of Canterbury and Canterbury Cathedral

Explore  the World Heritage Site of Canterbury with an expert local guide. I'm a fully qualified "Blue Badge" Guide, with two degrees and have lived in Canterbury for over 20 years. This is a private walking  tour lasting approximately three hours. Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Becket and the pilgrims made famous in Geoffrey Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales". Let me take you to the centre of it all with a private tour of Canterbury Cathedral. Here at first hand, you will see, amongst its many delights, the most beautiful stained glass panels going back to the 12th Century. Discover the tranquil Franciscan Friary, a tucked away treasure off the beaten track  in this beautiful city. Venture into the fascinating Eastbridge hospital (open during the Summer months), dating from early medieval times. Include a stop at one of Canterbury's many charming cafes. Canterbury is less than an hour away by train from St Pancras Station in London.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$297.31
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Private Shore Excursion to Canterbury and Leeds Castle from Dover

Private Shore Excursion to Canterbury and Leeds Castle from Dover

You will be collected from the cruise terminal at an agreed time, in an Iconic London black cab, from where we will explore the beautiful Kent countryside, and visit places such as Leeds Castle, often described as ' The Loveliest Castle in the World', it has been a Norman stronghold, the private property of six of England's medieval queens, a palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon, a Jacobean country house, a Georgian mansion, an elegant early 20th century retreat for the influential and famous. You will never forget your first breathtaking view of Leeds Castle in Kent, rising majestically from the moat as it has done for 900 years. With 500 acres of beautiful parkland and formal gardens, Leeds Castle is one of the best days out in Kent. Followed by the wonderful City of Canterbury and its Cathedral, and even Dover with its Castle and White Cliffs that have protected to South Coast of England for almost a thousand years
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$955.63
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Pre/post cruise Private tour from Dover – Canterbury – Rochester – London

Pre/post cruise Private tour from Dover – Canterbury – Rochester – London

We head to Canterbury, a first-class World Cultural Heritage city home to three Unesco World Heritage Sites: Canterbury Cathedral with its stunning mixture of Romanesque and Perpendicular Gothic architecture and its collections of early medieval stained glass. Canterbury was one of medieval Europe’s great places of pilgrimage and knowledge. The city center still retains much of the atmosphere experienced by the medieval pilgrims and celebrated in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Rochester, the second-oldest diocese in England, is at an ancient crossing on the River Medway, fortified by a sturdy Medieval castle. Rochester cathedral blends Romanesque and Gothic architecture, with a west front that dates back almost 900 years. Rochester High Street with its quaint, cantilevered Tudor houses andweatherboard cottages to rows of bold 17th and 18th-century townhouses with white-painted quoins is achingly pretty. The variety of shops, cafes are worth a visit Finally, we will drive you to London.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$673.40
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Cruise Ship Pickup Private Tour

Cruise Ship Pickup Private Tour

We offer unique private tours. Using a luxury vehicle. We can take upto 8 passengers. We collect and drop off at your accommodation. We can guide you inside the locations. We are very experienced and very knowledgeable and friendly. We have over 16 years experience. Check us out on trip advisor.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$842.37
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Small-Group City Running Tour in Canterbury

Small-Group City Running Tour in Canterbury

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Explore historic Canterbury and the surrounding countryside as we take you around our city’s most beautiful and well-known icons. Discover the city's secrets and stories on a unique sight-running journey. We'll run along the old city walls to the four corners of the city and through hundreds of years of stories. In just an hour you'll see and learn all about the key historic and cultural sites Canterbury has to offer, as well as discovering some of the city's many secrets. Your guide will be happy to answer any questions you may have or even take a detour to show you something that may be of interest to the group. The tour is suitable for all levels of runner, from beginner to expert. We will run at whichever pace feels most comfortable for the group and nobody gets left behind. Our tours contain frequent stops so you will most likely be able to run further and faster than you would on your usual run.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Should I book Canterbury Cathedral tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Canterbury Cathedral can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 11 Canterbury Cathedral tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Canterbury Cathedral 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Canterbury Cathedral costs USD 5.99. Guided Canterbury Cathedral tours start around USD 5.99 per person. See all 11 Canterbury Cathedral tickets and tours on Viator.
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