Are you looking for a special experience for your group or family party? Why not try one of our themed tours, or a longer tour to really get a feel for the city, or perhaps combining a guided tour with some locally-sourced food and drink? Check out some of our ideas below.
An in-depth exploration of the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170, the then Archbishop of Canterbury. Hear his story and see many of the sights associated with the world shattering event.
Uncover the Canterbury connections with the famous Mayflower ship which transported Pilgrims to the New World from England 400 years ago.
Canterbury has a long history as a centre of learning from the medieval monastic period to the present day. This tour is the perfect way for teachers and students to become more informed about the English education system in a beautiful place.
Explore the Tudor story - what the city was like before and after the Reformation.
A city on the front line for 2,000 years
Immerse yourself in the horrible history of gruesome epidemics from the plague to leprosy. An insight into health, diseases, water and sanitation in medieval Canterbury
Have you lived in the Canterbury area for years? Let us show you some interesting things you may never have noticed
A walk focusing on the Walloon, Flemish, and Huguenot refugees who formed a significant part of Canterbury's late 16th and 17th century population.
A look at how Canterbury's economic wellbeing has adapted and diversified over the centuries. Ideal for students doing Business and Economics
William the Conqueror, Gothic architecture and the Huguenots.
Pleasure gardens, ancient churches and burial mounds, industry and ghosts.
Discover Canterbury's Jewish Cemetery, the unfortunate tale of Sir Thomas More, the medieval Westgate Towers and beautiful gardens.
A gruesome walk through Canterbury's grisly past...including ghosts, punishments and murder. Not for the faint-hearted!
From Chaucer, Dickens, and Marlowe, to creators of children's favourites including Rupert Bear, Bagpuss and The Clangers.
Please contact us if you would like a themed tour that is not listed above. All tours available in English, please check availability for themed tours in other languages.
Group Themed Tours are priced as follows for a 90-minute tour:
Longer tours may incur an additional charge
To book a themed tour for your group, please contact us with your request.
View Canterbury's trio of UNESCO World Heritage sites on this fascinating walking tour which will include a stop at England's oldest church and building, St Martin's*, the exterior of St Augustine's Abbey where the surviving medieval gates can be seen, plus a walk around the magnificent Cathedral precincts and cloisters.
Duration: 2 - 2.5 hours
*The inside may be viewed subject to opening & service hours
Please note this tour does not include entrance to St Augustine's or the Cathedral.
Price: £12.50 per person. Minimum charge £150.
Book a private Guide to take your family or group to explore all of Canterbury's wonderful sights, too numerous to see on a standard 90-minute tour. Walk along the Roman walls, visit the Norman Castle, discover the beautiful Dane John and Westgate gardens. Plus of course view the magnificent Cathedral with a walk around the Precincts.
Duration: up to 4 hours
Please note this tour does not include entrance to any attractions, however our Guide may accompany you should you wish to book your own tickets.
Price: £12.50 per person. Minimum charge: £200
For more information or to book a Half Day or World Heritage Sites tour, please contact us.
City Walks to include brief entry into one of Canterbury's museums, or a tour exclusively in a museum can be arranged.
We are happy to provide experienced guides to welcome your group on their arrival at the local ports of Dover and Folkestone, Canterbury Bus Station, Canterbury Coach Park and the East or West Railway Stations.
Our daily city walks and pre-booked group tours feature entry to the Cathedral Precincts with a guided walk around the outside of Canterbury Cathedral included in the ticket price.
However, guided tours of the interior of the Cathedral must be booked and paid for separately through the Cathedral Office. We regret we cannot book your Cathedral tour.
Cathedral Office details: Email: email@example.com. Tel: +44 (0)1227 762862
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