Canterbury

Made famous by Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, the university city boasts some of England’s finest medieval architecture, including one of its oldest cathedrals.

Canterbury, Kent, England

CANTERBURY - AT A GLANCE

  • Visitors flock to the incredible Canterbury Cathedral, which houses the famous shrine of medieval archbishop Thomas Beckett.
  • St Augustine’s Abbey and St Martin’s Church are also spectacular historical sites, and together with the cathedral form a UNESCO heritage site.
  • Don’t miss the award-winning Canterbury Tales attraction, where the sights, sounds and smells of Chaucer’s medieval England are recreated.
  • Nearby Herne Bay and the surrounding countryside offer plenty of opportunities to explore Britain’s natural beauty.
  • Set in 90 acres of beautiful parkland, the kids will love a trip to Howletts Wild Animal Park which is home to exotic and endangered species including gorillas, lions, tigers and elephants.
  • Check out VisitCanterbury for things to see and do in the historic district.
  • This cathedral city in Kent is less than 1 hour southeast of London by train.

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BritRail London Plus Pass

BritRail London Plus Pass
From DKK 1.025,50
BritRail London Plus Pass

National Trust Touring Pass

National Trust Touring Pass
From DKK 256,50
National Trust Touring Pass

English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass
From DKK 296,00
English Heritage Overseas Visitor Pass

Mobile Wi-Fi - Wireless Internet in Britain

Mobile Wi-Fi - Wireless Internet in Britain
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Mobile Wi-Fi - Wireless Internet in Britain

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