The Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction
Ever wondered what it would be like to step back in time and experience the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era, at The Canterbury Tales you can do just that.
Housed inside the former church of St Margaret's in the heart of old Canterbury, The Canterbury Tales is based on the writings of Geoffrey Chaucer, one of England's finest poets.
Join Chaucer and his merry band of pilgrims on their magical pilgrimage from The Tabard Inn to the shrine of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral. Along the way, their stories of love, romance, jealousy and trickery are vividly re-created with all the fun and excitement of the famous Tales.
Spot the well known celebrities providing the characterisation in English on audio-guides with translations available in French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Japanese. A special commentary for children is also available.
The Canterbury Tales is an accurate re-creation of medieval life. With new audio-guides, it provides an excellent introduction to the City and its famous literary connection.
The Canterbury Tales T&C's
The Canterbury Tales reserves the right to alter or withdraw any package, facility, exhibit, event, service or price without notice, and to refuse admission to any party.
The Canterbury Tales issues these tickets digitally. This means that upon booking, you will be given a link to your digital ticket with a unique booking confirmation number. YOU MUST PRINT THIS TICKET and bring it with you.
If this is a personal purchase and you are a UK taxpayer*, Canterbury Visitor Centre can increase the value of your purchase without costing you a penny. If you tick the 'Reclaim Gift Aid' box and fill in your full name and home address details, Canterbury Visitor Centre will be able to claim at least 25% extra from the Government on top of your purchase made through Canterbury website. Your name and address will be forwarded to Canterbury Visitor Centre in this case to allow them to claim the Gift Aid.
*You must have paid UK tax this year at least equal to the 25% Canterbury Visitor Centre will claim.