Places to Visit

Pilgrims and visitors have made their way to Canterbury Cathedral since the Middle Ages. It remains one of the most visited places in the country with over a million visitors per year, and, just as importantly, a working, living church and community.

Summer: 9:00am—5:30pm
Winter: 9:30am—5:00pm 
The Crypt: 10:00am—5:00/5:30pm
Sundays throughout the year including the Crypt: 12:30pm—2:30pm

The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is an art museum and library situated in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury. This fabulous facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, a brand new and extended library, excellent learning facilities and a varied programme of interactive events for all ages.

Monday to Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 7pm
Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 5pm

Explore the smells, sounds and sights of medieval times with a 45-minute tour of Canterbury Tales in Canterbury. Stroll through this dramatic recreation of Chaucer’s famous tales that give a peek into what life was like in medieval times. Meet your costumed guide and take off through the meticulously reconstructed scenes, enjoying a taped audio recording of 5 of the author’s most famous tales as you walk.

Wednesday 10:00am–4pm
Thursday 10:00am–4pm
Friday 10:00am–4pm
Saturday 10:00am–4pm
Sunday 10:00am–4pm

Adult – £9.95
Child (5-17 Years) – £7.95
Senior Citizen – £8.95
Student (with proof of identity) – £8.95
Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) – £28.50

Westgate Gardens – once the splendid home and gardens of a notable Canterbury family. The area can be traced back to the Roman occupation of 2,000 years ago, and beyond. A delightful well kept colorful oasis amid stones of Canterbury, there are plenty of space for everyone. The river carrying fish and birds a cracking experience for young and old alike.

9am—8:05pm, last admission 7:45pm.

Free entry

Flowing through the heart of historic Canterbury, The River Stour is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of one of the UK’s busiest city centers, allowing you to discover parts of the city that are only accessible by river tours. The friendly staff who act as your chauffeurs and guides will present the historical facts of the passing buildings and monuments in a light-hearted and entertaining manner.

10am—5:30pm, with tours leaving every 15-20 minutes.

Adult: £9.50
Promotional Senior Concession: £8.50
Promotional Student Concession: £8.50
Child under 17: £6.50
Promotional Family SPECIAL (2A+2C): £26.00
Single*: £7.00
*A single ticket tour which has a drop-off point at either the Millers Garden or at our landing stage is also available but must be requested prior to departure.

Visit Howletts, Kent’s original wildlife park, it’s a unique adventure like no other! Moreover your visit helps the conservation charity to protect wildlife here in the UK, which then enables them to send animals back to the wild in conjunction with The Aspinall Foundation. With over 400 animals, including Kent’s only giant anteaters, the largest herd of African elephants in the UK, and more gorillas, tigers, leopards and monkeys than any zoo in the County, it’s a fun packed, wild day out for a great price!

Monday 9:30am–6pm
Tuesday 9:30am–6pm
Wednesday 9:30am–6pm
Thursday 9:30am–6pm
Friday 9:30am–6pm
Saturday 9:30am–6pm
Sunday 9:30am–6pm



Adult (16+ Years): £15.16
Child 3-15 Years: £12.76
Family Day Ticket (2A+2C): £62.95