Canterbury Cathedral

Currently Open [Closes at 05:30 pm]
  • Address: Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EH, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1227762862
  • Ticket Price: 11 GBP
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, 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. A World Heritage Site, the Cathedral’s history goes back to 597AD when St Augustine was sent as a missionary by Pope Gregory the Great. Having a tragic past, in the year 1170, Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered in the Cathedral and ever since, the Cathedral has attracted many pilgrims. A must visit on your Canterbury trip, the Cathedral is a marvellous piece of architecture.

  • Adults: 10.50 pounds
  • Pre booked group entry: 9.50 pounds
  • Children under 18: 7 pounds

  • Monday to Saturday: Seasonal timings apply.
  • During summers: The Cathedral is open till 5.30 p.m.
  • During winters:The Cathedral is open till 5 p.m. 

Guided Tours:

  • Monday to Friday: 10.30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10.30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 1 p.m.

  • Bus stop opposite Magistrates Court.
  • Bus stop adjacent to Magistrates Court.

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  • Canterbury Cathedral Address: Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2EH, United Kingdom
  • Canterbury Cathedral Contact Number: +44-1227762862
  • Canterbury Cathedral Timing: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Canterbury Cathedral Price: 11 GBP
  • Best time to visit Canterbury Cathedral(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Canterbury Cathedral: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Canterbury include Canterbury Cathedral in their plan

  • 43.11% of people start their Canterbury Cathedral visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Canterbury Cathedral

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

61.6% of people prefer walking in order to reach Canterbury Cathedral

People normally club together Dane John Gardens and Canterbury Glass Art while planning their visit to Canterbury Cathedral.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures