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.
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.
Canterbury Trip Planner
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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Canterbury
Pilgrims and Pit Stops: A Canterbury Trail Walking Audio Tour by VoiceMapNew on TripHobo
Canterbury Guided Walking TourNew on TripHobo
1 Hr 30 Mins
Save 5%Outstanding Alpine River Scenic 4WD Tour Lake TekapoNew on TripHobo
Save 2%Scenic 4WD Tour Lake Tekapo BackcountryNew on TripHobo
Save 5%The best of Canterbury walking tourNew on TripHobo
Save 5%Wine Tasting & Sheep Farm TourNew on TripHobo