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Learning at King's School!

11 March 2019

Last week, Canterbury Tourist Guides were updating their knowledge of the famous King's School, Canterbury, a site which is a unique feature of our Official Guided Tours. The school's librarian and archivist, Peter Henderson, was able to confirm that for the first time in its history, girls at the school (slightly) outnumber the boys!

Register for your Big Weekend tickets!

26 February 2019

We are delighted to be a part of Visit Kent's Big Weekend once again. We are offering 5 free pairs of tickets for both 6th and 7th April. For your chance to win a pair, simply register at

The Big Weekend aims to encourage local residents to discover and experience the many wonderful attractions and activities available in their home county. With Canterbury such a beautiful and historic city, we are always proud to showcase our wonderful heritage on a guided tour, so sign up now for your chance to join us for free! If you just can't wait, daily tickets are available online and from The Beaney and Roman Museum in the city centre.

Chaucer's Canterbury

13 February 2019

February is a quiet month for guiding, so an ideal opportunity for a spot of CPD (Continuous Professional Development). Wednesday 13th saw 20 Canterbury Guides delve into the details of the life and times of Geoffrey Chaucer, who wrote 'The Canterbury Tales'. Jenny Watson-Bore, our literature specialist, gave an authoritative lecture in - where else? - the Chaucer Room of the ABode Hotel, followed by a walk to identify which locations can provide the best focus for one of our literary tours.

Why not take a look at our Special Interest Tours for more information about our themed walks.