Day trip

London: Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle, and White Cliffs

Activity provider: Anderson Tours

London: Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle, and White Cliffs

Activity provider: Anderson Tours
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Join a day trip from London by mini-bus to Kent, the Garden of England. Stop to visit Canterbury Cathedral, see the White Cliffs of Dover, and take a tour of Dover Castle, the country's largest castle.

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Duration 10.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire dramatic views of the sea as you stroll along the White Cliffs of Dover
  • Explore Dover Castle and enjoy free time to see the grounds at your own pace
  • Hear about Dover Castle's Iron Age origins and prominent role in British history
  • Discover the historic Canterbury Cathedral and marvel at St. Augustine’s Abbey
  • Enjoy the comfort and convenience of round-trip transportation from London
Full description

Explore the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury, the White Cliffs of Dover, and Dover Castle on a day tour from London. Soak in the views of the countryside of Britain while learning about the history from your guide.

Make your first stop at the historic cathedral city of Canterbury. There’s plenty to see in Canterbury, including the Cathedral, St. Martin’s Church, and St. Augustine’s Abbey.

Learn about the pilgrims who have made their way to Canterbury Cathedral since the Middle Ages, and it remains popular today with visitors from around the world. Travel on to the coast to see the White Cliffs of Dover, one of the country’s most spectacular natural features. An icon of Britain, the White Cliffs have been a sign of hope and freedom for centuries.

Take a walk along the clifftops and look out over the busy English Channel. On a clear day, you will be able to see across France. Take a short drive up the road from the White Cliffs of Dover to Dover Castle, one of the largest castles in the country, strategically placed at the shortest crossing point to continental Europe. See the castle that has played a prominent role in Britain’s history and dates back to the Iron Age. A Roman lighthouse and Anglo-Saxon church still stand within the grounds. Admission to the castle is included in the tour and you’ll also have some free time to explore the grounds.

Includes
  • Visit to the White Cliffs of Dover
  • Entry to Dover Castle
  • Entry to Canterbury Cathedral
  • Guided visit of Canterbury
  • Round-trip transportation by luxury bus
  • Services of a tour manager
  • Food and drinks
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  • Wheelchair users

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Wait at bus stop R on Tooley Street opposite the Underground station by the London Bridge Experience.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 192 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Our tours guide was amazing!!! Due to the winds we could not do Dover Castle so he took us to Leeds Castle and I believe the castle and it’s grounds had so much to offer and we were given sufficient time on this first stop, than off we went to the white cliffs which are beautiful, from there we could see Dover Castle but the winds were pretty strong, our last stop was Canterbury Cathedral and city which both were beautiful!!!

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December 31, 2022

We loved it! Our tour guide and driver were great and on time. Our itinerary in order was Dover Castle, White Cliffs, and Canterbury. I wish we had a bit more time at Canterbury—it seems rushed a bit at the end. Overall, it was a positive experience and I’d book again with Get Your Guide.

December 19, 2022

The trip was Ok. The guide never stopped talking, which was enjoyable at the beginning but was very annoying by the end. The time allotted for the White Cliffs was a joke. We had 45 minutes, of which it was a 20 minute walk from the car park to the Cliffs and 20 minutes back, leaving 5 minutes to visit the Cliffs. They could cut out Canterbury Cathedral and give more time for the Cliffs.

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November 27, 2022

Product ID: 65397