Visit Canterbury - Best of Canterbury
Situated in the South East of England, Canterbury in Kent has been an important player in England's history since its early beginnings as a Roman settlement. One of Britain's Heritage Cities, Canterbury is a place steeped in tradition and history. However, it is also has a modern and vibrant vibe to it- brilliant juxtaposition.
Commonly known as the Cathedral and University City of Kent, Canterbury is a major tourist destination. Your visit to Canterbury will witness you visiting historical sites, quirky pubs, lush gardens and intriguing museums. A major structure of the city skyline is the Canterbury Cathedral. The oldest and the most popular place of worship in England, the Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
No matter what you seek, you will find it in Canterbury. The city possesses a quality that is both timeless and inspiring. Creativity and culture combine to ensure that your trip to Canterbury will imprint a lasting impression.
From what to see to where to stay to when to visit, here’s all the Canterbury tourist information you will require to plan your itinerary.
Canterbury Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Canterbury tips for your visit
- Don't forget to pack an umbrella/ raincoat.
- Do plan your Canterbury travel itinerary well in advance.
Are you looking for a Canterbury travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!
Canterbury Tourist Information
- Parks And Gardens
- Amusement Parks
- Bowling Spots
- Casinos And Gaming
- Convenience Stores
- Burger Shops
- Chinese Restaurants
- Fast Foods
- Italian Restaurants
- Mexican Restaurants
- Pizza Shops
- Thai Restaurants
- Gas Stations
- Bus Stations
- Rail Stations
Canterbury Tours for you
The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Canterbury
The Canterbury Tales: Standard Day Entry2 Reviews
Duration: 45 Mins
A visit to Canterbury is not complete without experiencing Chaucers famous tales of medieval misadventures at one of the City...Book Now
Popular Hotels in CanterburyView all Hotels in Canterbury
- London Tourism
- Cambridge Tourism
- Portsmouth Tourism
- Winchester Tourism
- Northampton Tourism
- Southampton Tourism
- Bournemouth Tourism
- Bath Tourism
- Nottingham Tourism
- Bristol Tourism
- Weymouth Tourism
- Abbotsbury Tourism
Facts and Stats for Canterbury*
Pollution Statistics in Canterbury
Know the pollution level of Canterbury before you plan your visit.
Air Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
Water Pollution 40.63 (Moderate)
Noise and Light Pollution 46.88 (Moderate)
Unattended dirt and garbage 40.63 (Moderate)
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.63 (Moderate)
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 39.29 (Low)
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.13 (Low)
Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 34.38 (Low)
Canterbury: Crime and Safety
How safe is Canterbury for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Canterbury.
Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
Mugging and Robbery 27.27 (Low)
Assault and Armed Robbery 22.73 (Low)
Corruption and Bribery 15 (Very Low)
Car Stealing 18.18 (Very Low)
Robbery of Car belongings 18.18 (Very Low)
Attacks 20.45 (Low)
Drug offense 52.27 (Moderate)
Safety walking alone during daylight 86.36 (Very High)
Safety walking alone during night 61.36 (High)
Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.82 (Low)
Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.18 (Very Low)
Property crimes and Vandalism 40.91 (Moderate)
Living in Canterbury - Quality of Life
Safety Index 72.08 (High)
Pollution Index 45.81 (Moderate)
Traffic Commute Time Index 12 (Very Low)
Health Care Index 63.89 (High)
Property Price to Income Ratio 10.54 (Moderate)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Canterbury
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Canterbury
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
International Movie per seat 13.23 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 43.33 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.39 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.37 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.