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Canterbury possesses a captivating mixture of history, culture and architecture. Its skyline is dominated by the stunning cathedral, a World Heritage site. Although steeped in tradition, the old mix with the new, with traffic-free, cobbled streets providing a relaxed and enjoyable ambience and offering a variety of cafes, pubs, restaurants and other attractions to keep you satisfied.
What's on Offer
Explore Canterbury on foot or enjoy a boat trip along the river Stour; then relax in one of the gardens situated within the city walls. Canterbury is surrounded by beautiful countryside with walks and cycle paths through ancient woodland and meandering rivers.
Places to Visit
From historic buildings to wildlife parks and tranquil stately gardens to action-packed seaside fun. The choice is endless; go to www.canterbury.co.uk to find out more
Canterbury district is home to an array of events and shows throughout the year. Canterbury Festival is Kent’s International Arts Festival featuring top international names in live music, theatre, comedy, dance, literature, visual arts and events.
Whitefriars shopping centre in the centre of Canterbury offers the latest fashions and big-brand designs. But Canterbury – like Whitstable and Herne Bay – is also home to a delightful range of independent retailers who sell the unique and inspiring.
Whether you want a Michelin star gourmet meal, a romantic meal for two or traditional fish and chips, there is a venue to suit all tastes. Or relax in one of our numerous cafés or tea shops serving home baked food and a cup of English tea.
Recreation & Sport
Water sports, golf, walking and cycling, sports centres, bowling and much more. Canterbury is also home to Kent County Cricket Ground.
Conference & Business Facilities
Canterbury also offers a variety of purpose-built meeting and conference venues, quality hotels, museum and university venues; visit www.conferencecanterbury.co.uk
A wide range of quality assessed hotels, B&B’s, self catering cottages and camping and caravanning sites to suit all tastes and budgets.
Excellent road links provide easy access from and to London.
Canterbury has two mainline stations and the HS1 Rail Link provides a journey time from London of approximately 59 minutes.
The ferry port of Dover and Eurotunnel terminal in Folkestone are less than 20 miles from Canterbury.
London airports are all approximately under two hours drive from Canterbury.