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The Canterbury Classic Tour

CT Tours | Canterbury

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Come with us and delve into the rich history of Canterbury and explore this amazing city with CT Tours. With your dedicated and accredited tour guide, you will experience over 2000 years of Canterbury's history.

With something for everybody, from accounts of ancient settlers to medieval murder and martyrdom, before stories of the many famous historical figures, artists and notable locals round up Canterbury's story right up to the present day!

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury CT1 2RA England

We start our tour from outside The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, conveniently located in the centre of the city and with facilities to use before the tour begins!

Stop At: Statue of Geoffrey Chaucer, Best Lane corner of High Street, Canterbury England

Learn more about the man who wrote the most famous book about Canterbury, 'The Canterbury Tales'.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint, 1 Pound Lane, Canterbury CT1 2BZ England

The largest surviving medieval city gate in the UK was built in a turbulent time, we will discover the multiple methods of attack and defence that made this the most innovative tower of its time. Plus, a story worthy of its very own short film!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: The Marlowe Theatre, The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS England

Passing by this fantastic modern structure, we will learn about the eventful life of Christopher Marlowe and the influence of the written word on the city of Canterbury.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church Gate 11E The Precincts The Buttermarket, Canterbury CT1 2EE England

Completed to commemorate a Tudor prince and his Spanish bride, but not the prince you might be thinking of! Plus, the surprising changes to the gate over time.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Canterbury Roman Museum, 11A Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR England

Outside the Canterbury Roman Museum, you will hear about the Roman city and how it was re-discovered thanks to the Second World War.

Whilst in Butchery Lane, there is the Bell Harry Tower of the Cathedral, the city coat of arms and surprisingly, a bull's head to discuss...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: St Thomas' of Canterbury RC Church, 59 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, UK

Thomas Becket. The full story of the most known man to not come from Canterbury, but become arguably the greatest figure in the city's history!

Plus, why does Pope Gregory the Great have a dove flying in to his ear?

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Saint George's Tower, 27 St George's Street, Canterbury CT1 2LE England

Our accredited guide will end the tour underneath this curious clock tower, explaining how this curious tower became a reminder of the past in the bustling shopping area of today!

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Visitors on the tour are strongly encouraged to have face coverings and to bring their own hand sanitiser, to wear / use at their own discretion. The guide will have a face covering to be worn at their discretion and hand sanitiser to offer to visitors and personal use.
  • Reproduction historical images and objects.

  • Entry to any attractions including Canterbury Cathedral and its precincts.
  • Entry/Admission - Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint
  • Entry/Admission - The Marlowe Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church Gate
  • Entry/Admission - Canterbury Roman Museum

1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
Saint George's Tower, 27 St George's St, Canterbury CT1 2LE, UK

Voucher Info
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The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the CT Tours | Canterbury in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.