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  2. South East England
  3. London
  4. Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral and the Famous Tales Private Tour

Product ID: 43566
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Take a private guided tour of the city of Canterbury and Canterbury Cathedral, the mother church for Anglicans worldwide and site of the martyrdom of Thomas Becket. Travel through the scenic Kent countryside and enjoy a light snack and drinks.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Booklets
English

Pickup optional

At any Central London hotel (Zone 1).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a drive through the English countryside by private car
  • Explore the centuries-old streets of Canterbury made famous by Chaucer
  • See the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral
  • Visit the site where Thomas Becket was murdered in 1170
Full description
Travel by car through the lovely Kent countryside along the route pilgrims followed for centuries to Canterbury Cathedral, the mother church for the Anglican faithful around the world. On this 6-hour private tour you’ll visit both the Cathedral and the city.

Enter through the imposing front gates and marvel at the magnificence of Canterbury Cathedral both inside and out. Explore the interior and see the many memorials and dedications, and the chapels that offer opportunity for silent prayer and meditation.

You may want to light a candle for a loved one before visiting the spot where Archbishop Thomas Becket was murdered by the king’s knights – an act that contributed to his eventual sainthood.

There will be time to explore the city’s winding lanes and to admire its many fine buildings as well.
Includes
  • Travel by private car
  • Private tour guide
  • Admission to Canterbury Cathedral
What’s Not Included
  • Shop or restaurant purchases

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Know before you go
Canterbury Cathedral and its surrounding streets are made of hard stone. Comfortable footwear is advised.
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Ye Olde England Tours

Product ID: 43566