Best Canterbury itineraries



"Canterbury is known as the cathedral city with it's biggest draw card being it's Cathedral but there is so much more to see and do in this quaint English city that you can easily spend two days there."thetrustedtraveller.com
"Canterbury is home to an extremely famous cathedral and a deep layer of English history."gypsywithadayjob.com
"Canterbury is one of the oldest churches in England and serves as the official seat of the Church of England."guidester.com
"Canterbury is one of the oldest towns in England, dating back to pre-Roman times."wanderlustcrew.com
"Canterbury is worth a day on its own, to wander around its cathedral, narrow streets, medieval buildings and city walls - and enjoy a pint in one of its centuries-old pubs."dinkyguide.com
"Canterbury is the seat of the Catholic Church in England for 5 centuries now."everything-everywhere.com

Southeast England

Canterburys location

Canterbury at a glance

Very Touristic



1-2 nights


Moderate (4 of 5)

Level of costs

Around Canterbury


Southend Airport (SEN)

Lydd Airport (LYX)

Manston Airport (MSE)

London Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)

Rochester Airport (Kent) (RCS)

Calais–Dunkerque Airport (CQF)

About Canterbury

Canterbury is a town in England with a population of 55,240. The nearest city of Canterbury is London (see itineraries). Canterbury is in west England. It is perfect for a cultural trip. In Canterbury you find many historic relevant places.

Things to do

With a world-famous cathedral, popular chocolate cafe and punting tours, Canterbury is the perfect destination for a UK city break

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. is Canterbury. On your way to Canterbury Cathedral, you will walk through Christ Church Gate. There has been a cathedral in Can

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This in-depth travel guide to the best things to do in Canterbury England is brought to you by local blogger Ann, as part of my UK


The Dolphin

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Eat & drink

My first experience as a vegan traveler in the UK wasunfortunately not very positive. It was an encounter with a server in a pub w

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. is an independent coffee shopserving up delicous food and drink throughout the day until


Cafe Du Soleil

Westgate Punts

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. this month but this little cafe is well worth its own mention. Cafe Foy is a brand new cafe on the river Cam, right beside the


Dinner at Cafe du Soleil

Baked Alaska at Cafe du Soleil

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With its cobblestone streets and half-timbered houses, Canterbury is filled with Medieval charm. A Canterbury day trip involves le

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As a long-time resident of south-west England, the south-east of the country is still a bit of a mystery to me. Even when I lived

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You’ll also meet a section of the old Roman Road, later known as Watling Street, laid over the pathway the early Britons used whic

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Need some ideas on where to stay while in Canterbury? These are our top picks ...

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Are you wondering, where to stay in Canterbury if you suddenly decide to stay overnight or make your day trip to Canterbury a week

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