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"Private Group Tour to Leeds Castle
Canterbury Cat"Private Group Tour - Leeds Castle -Canterbury Cathedral - White Cliffs of Dover Tour"You will be collected from your Cruise Ship at Dover Cruise Terminal at 08.00am in a luxury vehicle with 8 leather seats fully air conditioned & valeted for your day. You will be next taken to Leeds Castle (about a 45 minute drive); the Castle doesn’t open until 10.30am but they do offer private guided tours from 09.00am for up to 25 people. The Castle tour tak so you can be flexible.From there you travel to Canterbury & the Cathedral. The Cathedral has the option to have a guided tour with one of the Cathedral Guides (Only accredited Cathedral guides are permitted to conduct tours in the Cathedral) it would be well worth the visit. The Cathedral is nothing short of breathtaking and you could spend several hours in Canterbury enjoying the city including having some lunch. You will be collected from Canterbury to start the tour beginning in Dover and the White Cliffs. From Dover Seafront you will look back at the Cliffs & the Castle. Then you drive along the South Foreland (The Whit
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Standard Day Entry to The Canterbury Tales
"Your adventure begins in the Tabard Inn where you will meet the first of your costumed guides preparing you for your pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.To continue your experience you are invited to share five of Chaucer’s most famous tales with the aid of an audio guide (commentary available in six languages together with a special version in English for children). Along the way Chaucer’s colourful and entertaining stories of love romance
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"Private Tour: Leeds Castle
Private Group Tour - Leeds Castle -Canterbury Cathedral - White Cliffs of Dover Tour"You will be collected from your hotel at 8:00am in a luxury vehicle with 8 leather seats fully air conditioned and valeted for your day. You will be driven approximately 1.5-hours to Leeds Castle. The castle doesn’t open until 10:30am but they do offer private guided tours from 9am for up to 25 people. The castle tour takes around an hour an so you can be flexible. From there travel to Canterbury and the cathedral. The cathedral has the option to have a 1-hour guided tour with one of the cathedral guides. Only accredited cathedral guides are permitted to conduct tours.The castle and cathedral admission and tour costs it would be well worth the visit. The cathedral is nothing short of breathtaking and you could spend several hours in Canterbury enjoying the city including having some lunch. You will be collected from Canterbury to start the Dover and the White Cliffs tour. From the Dover Seafront you can look back at the cliffs and the castle. Then drive along the South Foreland (the White Cliffs). Stop
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Canterbury by Car

From London, driving is one of the easier options, and depending on where in the city you're starting off from, you will need to either follow the A2/M2 straight away (as we did), or go on the M25...
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Good train conections.

My preferred mode of transport in SE England is train. There are good connections from London to Canterbury on two different routes. One route departs Victoria and goes via Chatham. The other route...
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Train from London

Canterbury has two train stations, East and West. Though I believe the East train station is the biggest of the two. I would recommend using this station over the other since there are more daily...
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Canterbury Carriages

Walking around Canterbury amidst the ancient buildings gives you a feel for what the it was like in Medival times. A way to add to the feeling is taking a carriage ride across those cobblestone...
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TRAFFIC FREE CITY CENTRE

Canterburys park and ride system is a great idea because it keeps the traffic out of the city and saves you the hastle of searching for a parking space. They have 3 secure carparks dotted around...
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Doing Canterbury by boat!

I will be writing a few tips re the tour on the Stour River, as it was so informative and there was so much to take in.This is a lovely enjoyable way to view Canterbury... and things that you spy form...
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Getting there is Dead Easy

Getting to Canterbury from London is Dead Easy. Take a train! They run something like every 15 minutes or so, from Charing Cross Station, Waterloo East, Cannon St, etc and I think Victoria (I left...
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Take the Train, everyone else does.

We took the trains tons of times when I stayed in England, it's only an 1 hr. and 1/2 to London and it flies by.Plus, if you're traveling around England...look into getting a Brit Pass, it cost up to...
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By train

Getting to Canterbury by train from London is easy. Trains leave about every half hour from Victoria Station and the ride is about 90 minutes to Canterbury East Station. The cheapest way to get there...
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Eurolines 's FUNFARE

remember to check out Eurolines FUNFARE because you can get to certain cities in England for as low as 1 pound ( one way ) from London to Canterbury !!!I got my return coach ticket for only GB Pound...
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Buses

At the moment our bus station is a shambles!! They are building a new shopping centre in town and have wrecked the bus station in the process!However, the services are still running as usual, National...
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Train Travel

We have 2 train stations, Canterbury West and Canterbury East, both are only a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.Canterbury East serves Dover and London Victoria, and Canterbury West serves...
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Parking

Parking in the city is limited and expensive, the best way is to park just on the outskirts of the city. We have a park and ride system that operates everyday and there are a choice of about 3 car...
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By Foot

The city centre can be explored easily by foot, the main part of the city is pedestrianised anyway, just be aware that a lot of the streets are cobbled and can be slippy when wet, and easy to trip...
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Top Hotels in Canterbury

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36 Burgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2HA, United Kingdom
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30 - 33 High Street, Canterbury, Canterbury CT1 2RX, United Kingdom
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8 - 10 St Dunstans Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8AF, United Kingdom
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18 The Friars, Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2AS, United Kingdom
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63 Ivy Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TU, United Kingdom
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2 Mill Lane, St Radigunds, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2AW, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Canterbury

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Cathedral

The present Cathedral is built on the site of a former church dating to Roman times. Its building styles denote crucial moments in the cathedral's history. Approach to the Cathedral is through Christ...
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City Centre

Central Canterbury (the bit inside the city walls) has largely retained its Medieval street layout and, I was very pleased to see, has also kept much of its older and most interesting...
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Christ Church Gate

Before you ever get to view the Cathedral in all it's splendour, you have to go through the gate into the Precincts. But what a gate! It is a magnificent structure in it's own right, and well worthy...
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Eastbridge Hospital

Canterbury, with it's religious associations has long been a place of pilgrimage, and remains so to this day. Nowadays, the visitor may well stay in an hotel or bed and breakfast, but obviously this...
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St Augustine's Abbey

It is worth visiting St Augustine's Abbey, which was a Benedictine monastery in Canterbury, Kent. The abbey was founded in 598 and functioned as a monastery until its dissolution in 1538 during the...
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Dane John Gardens

Danejohn Gardens seems to have been pretty much wasteland in between being used as the original site of Canterbury's motte-and-bailey castle and being remodelled by Alderman Simmons in the...
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kentishgirl

"My Stomping Ground !"
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whitecliff62

"WHITECLIFFS CANTERBURY TALES"
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nhcram

"Historical Canterbury."
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leics

"Not really a pilgrimage......."
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planxty

"A Tale of a Cathedral? It's Canterbury."
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