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Dominated by its famous cathedral, the ecclesiastical capital of England is still redolent of the Middle Ages. Long open to influences from the Continent, the city grew up along Watling Street, the great Roman thoroughfare linking London with the port of Dover. It is also the terminus of the Pilgrims' Way, a pathway of prehistoric origin used by pilgrims to reach St Thomas Becket's shrine. Today, Canterbury is also the seat of a university.

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Tourist attractions Canterbury : Things to see and do

  • Cathedral Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    11 The Precincts GB - Canterbury CT1 2EH

    Seat of the primate archbishop of England, parts of this cathedral date back to the 12C (choir and crypt), and rebuilt by a Frenchman, Guillaume de Sens, after the fire of 1174. Although it was designed by De Sens, the work was actually carried out b..

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  • St Augustine's Abbey Recommended Recommended

    Long Port GB - Canterbury CT1 1PF

    The Abbey was founded in 597 by St Augustin. Some major ruins remain of the large abbey church from the romanesque period that replaced the Saxon buildings. Here you will also find remains of Saxon tombs and, to the east, St Pancras Church, a former ..

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  • Mercery Lane Interesting

    Mercery Lane GB - Canterbury CT1 2JJ

    Famous Canterbury street that has preserved its medieval charm. Offers an impressive view of the western towers of the cathedral and Christ Church Gate, a monumental gate made between 1504 and 1521 and decorated with coats of arms, that is the main e..

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Hotels Canterbury

  • Castle House Hotel

    28 Castle Street GB - Canterbury CT1 2PT

    In historic Canterbury, this charming 4-star guest accommodation has free Wi-Fi and free parking. The city centre and 2 rail stations are within easy reach. Each spacious en suite room at Castle House is elegantly furnished and has a flat-screen dig..

  • Canterbury Cathedral Lodge Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    The Precincts GB - Canterbury CT1 2EH

    Prix Prices from : 85 £

    In the private and peaceful grounds of Canterbury Cathedral, this stylish lodge offers free Wi-Fi, hearty breakfasts and scenic views. Canterbury’s historic centre is a 2-minute walk away. The bright and airy bedrooms at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge e..

  • Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre

    New Dover Road GB - Canterbury CT1 1UP

    Located within a 5-minute walk to the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral, Premier Inn Canterbury City Centre offers modern accommodation with Wi-Fi. Each room at Premier Inn features an en suite bathroom equipped with a hairdryer, tea and coffee maki..

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Restaurants Canterbury

  • JoJo's Quite comfortable restaurant 

    2 Herne Bay Rd GB - Whitstable CT5 2LQ

    Spacious, rustic restaurant with simple wooden tables, a stove heater and an open kitchen with counter seating. Meze-style dishes might include cured meats, koftas or calamari. Terrace, coffee shop and deli.

  • The Sportsman Traditional pubs serving food  A very good restaurant in its category

    Faversham Rd GB - Seasalter CT5 4BP

    An unassuming pub by the sea wall; the décor may be modest but the food is top class. The concise daily menu is informed by the latest produce to arrive at the door. Preparation is precise; flavours, well-judged; and presentation, original. A tasting..

  • Goods Shed Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Station Rd West, St Dunstans GB - Canterbury CT2 8AN

    Daily farmers' market and food hall in an early Victorian locomotive shed, selling an excellent variety of organic, free range and homemade produce. Hearty, rustic, daily changing dishes are served at scrubbed wooden tables.

  • Deesons Comfortable restaurant 

    25-27 Sun St GB - Canterbury CT1 2HX

    Charming building close to the cathedral. Two period rooms with traditional wood furnishings and funky wallpaper. Classical, hearty British menu; many ingredients such as the pork, salad, fruit and veg come from the owner's smallholding.

  • Michael Caines Comfortable restaurant 

    High St GB - Canterbury CT1 2RX

    Spacious, modern restaurant divided in two by a smart, glass-walled wine cellar. Accomplished, contemporary cooking is stylishly presented, with classic combinations of ingredients interpreted in a modern fashion. Private chef's table.

  • Granville Traditional pubs serving food 

    Street End GB - Lower Hardres CT4 7AL

    Sizeable, family-run pub with a Scandinavian-style, open-plan interior. The constantly evolving blackboard menu offers generous portions of unfussy, traditional dishes; veg is from their allotment.

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