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Monthly Themed Tours

Join us for one of our new monthly special interest walking tours and discover something new about Canterbury! Each walk is bespoke and tailored to a particular theme, led by an expert Guide with in-depth knowledge in that field.

These walks have very limited capacity, be sure to book your place! Tickets available online only.
Adults £12.50, Concessions £11.00, Children £8.00

Literary Connections

Canterbury has a rich literary heritage and associations with Chaucer, Marlowe, W. Somerset Maugham and Michael Morpurgo, to name just a few. Come along on this bespoke guided tour and find out more! Highlights include:

  • The Buttermarket & Chaucer’s pilgrims.
  • The Dark Entry & the tale of misplaced passion and ferocious revenge.
  • The Marlowe Memorial - Elizabethan drama & a statue which moved.
Meeting Point: Outside Pret a Manger, The Parade
Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours
Next date: 2 October 2021 at 11:00
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Ducking Stool

Halloween Gruesome Tales Tour

A gruesome walk through Canterbury's grim and bloody past...including ghosts, plagues, punishments and murder. Not for the faint-hearted!
Curiosities and ghostly happenings include:

  • The Ducking Stool
  • The half-in, half-out Archbishop
  • The grisly story of young Nellie Cook
Meeting Point: Westgate Towers (river side)
Duration: 1.5 hours
Next date: 30 October 2021 at 14:00
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St George

Blitzed Bits

Join this fascinating tour which focuses on Canterbury's areas affected by the Second World War, and the resulting changes of building and landscape. Highlights include:

  • The remains of St. George's Church
  • The site of the old Corn Exchange
  • The site of 'Priory' house where the author Charles Dickens once stayed
Meeting Point: Outside The Beaney (High St)
Duration: 1.5 hours
Next date: 6 November 2021 at 11:30
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Whether you are organising a group visit or just on holiday in the region, you can book your Canterbury walking tour online and save time on the day.

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