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Tales of Canterbury half day private tour

Tales of Canterbury

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Visit the highlights and heritage of the beautiful city of Canterbury, with a knowledgeable accredited local tour guide. Hear stories from the city’s rich history, from the Romans, through the medieval heyday of pilgrimage, and on to more recent events. Explore the centuries-old cobbled streets, gaze in wonder at UNESCO world heritage sites, and enjoy the picturesque riverside and gardens. The tour can be tailor made on request to add additional features and time.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Canterbury Cathedral, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH England

Visit the centre of the Anglican church, the birthplace of Christianity in England, and site of the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket. A UNESCO world heritage site and centre for pilgrimage for centuries.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St. Augustine's Abbey, St. Augustines Abbey Longport Winter opening hours- only open Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm, Canterbury CT1 1PF England

Visit the UNESCO world heritage site of the ruined abbey, now preserved by English Heritage.

Duration: 30 minutes

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

View the imposing 14th century tower, the largest surviving medieval gate in England, once used as a gaol and police station.
The tour does not include time for a visit inside but this could be added as an optional extra.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Lady Wootton's Green, Canterbury England

Part of the royal processional route, view the statues of King Ethelbert and Queen Bertha, instrumental to our Christian heritage

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Old Weavers House, 1-3 St Peter's St, Canterbury CT1 2AT, UK

Picturesque timber framed house on the River Stour, dating from the 17th century with a rich history

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Conquest House Gallery, 17 Palace Street, Canterbury CT1 2DZ England

Historic building in Palace Street, which played a part in the story of the murder of Thomas Becket

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entrance fees to the Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey are included
  • Entry/Admission - Canterbury Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - St. Augustine's Abbey

  • Entry/Admission - Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint

Departure Point
1: Canterbury West Station, Canterbury CT2 8AN, UK
2: Canterbury East, Canterbury CT1 2RB, UK
3: Butter Market, Canterbury CT1, UK
4: Abode Hotel Car Park, Canterbury CT1 2NR, UK

Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 8/1/2019 - 9/7/2021Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 01:00 PM01:30 PM - 05:30 PM

3 to 4 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Tales of 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.

The 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.

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