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Latest News from Canterbury Guided Tours

Would you like to become a City Guide?

30 October 2023

We are very excited to announce that we will be running a training course to become a Canterbury tourist guide next year. The Green Badge Course will start in October 2024, and run for 6 months

Do you have a passion for Canterbury? Would you like to share that passion with visitors to the city? To find out more, visit our Green Badge Course page. You do not need any prior knowledge - just a willingness to learn and love for our city!

Canterbury Festival Walks

3 October 2023

Have you booked your Canterbury Festival events yet? We are delighted to have 9 themed walks on offer, led by our expert Green Badge Guides

From Gruesome Tales and Canterbury characters, to pilgrim inns and the bubonic plague, there's a walk to suit everyone - take a look at our list of walks on offer:

21st Oct - Canterbury in Sickness and in Health

23rd Oct - Princes, Pilgrims, Plague and Peasants Revolts

25th Oct - Hero or villain? James Simmons; Canterbury's 18th century tycoon

26th Oct - Gruesome Canterbury Tales

29th Oct - Canterbury above your head and beneath your feet

30th Oct - City of performance and recreation

31st Oct - Colourful Canterbury Characters

3rd Nov - Pilgrims, Tourism & Gastronomy in Canterbury

4th Nov - Kit's Canterbury - In the footsteps of Christopher Marlowe

Walks are on sale from, or call the Box Office on 01227 457568.

Local discounts

4 September 2023

Did you know that when you book a guided walking tour with us, your ticket entitles you to a range of discounts at local attractions and eateries, including Canterbury Punting Co, The Roman Museum, Wilding Cafe and Garage Coffee.

See the full range of discount here. Just show your ticket on arrival to obtain the discount.

News Archive

Would you like to become a City Guide?

Canterbury Festival Walks

Local discounts

Kids go free this summer!

Join us for the Medieval Pageant!

2 daily tours now running!

Step Into Spring - Walking Festival

Discover what's on your doorstep

Christmas Opening

Book Launch! Canterbury - A History since 1500

Tour & tea!

Canterbury Festival - Themed Walks Available

Kent Big Day Out

Talks Now Available

Cathedral Closures

Join the Medieval fun!

Gift Certificates Now Available

Happy New Year!

11am & 2pm tours available Christmas week

New Historical Map

John and Peggy Hayes Award 2020 Winners

Go Travel Show 2021

Canterbury Guided Tours are British Coach Tourism Award Finalists

New monthly themed walks!

2022 Bookings Now Open!

Additional daily tours now available

Tour bookings now open!

Canterbury Virtual Tours now available!

Trip Advisor's Travellers' Choice 2020

Free Spot it! Funsheet

We're Good To Go!

The Canterbury Cross

Welcome to the Canterbury Tourist Guides Quiz!

COVID-19 Update

Kent Big Weekend 4th and 5th April 2020

Proud to be finalists in the British Coach Tourism Awards!

Canterbury's Archaeology

Happy New Year!

Christmas Office Closure

2pm tours are back!

Maternity Cover (part-time) Administrator Position

Additional 2pm tour for November weekends

20 Newly Qualified Green Badge Guides for City

Medieval pomp and pageantry!

City tour for Mayor & Sheriff

Join our Medieval Tour Guides on 6th July!

CTG earns 2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Learning at King's School!

Register for your Big Weekend tickets!

Chaucer's Canterbury

LTG Awards Winner: Unique Tour Operator of the Year - UK

Canterbury City Green Badge Guide course underway!

Canterbury City Guide Training Course

Luxury Travel Guides 2017 Winner

Happy New Year!