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2017: Winner of the Luxury Travel Guide European Awards 'Unique Tour of the Year'
2016: Finalist in the National Visit England Awards for Excellence in the category of 'Tourism Experience of the Year'
2015: Beautiful South Awards: Bronze in the category of 'Tourism Experience of the Year'
2015: Group Travel Awards Finalist
2015: Awarded Visit England's National Accolade for 'Best Story Told'
TripAdvisor - As of December 2016 rated 1st of 14 Tours in Canterbury
As featured in the Special Canterbury Edition Monopoly Board!
This multi award winning guided Historic River Tour provides a truly entertaining experience which is perfect for visitors of all ages and nationalities.
Guided Historic River Tours have been a favourite pastime for over 80 years and this Canterbury attraction allows you to escape the busy city centre and discover Canterbury from the unique perspective of the River Stour.
This Company are nationally and internationally renowned for their historic and humorous interpretation of the city’s fascinating history. As well as receiving Visit England’s top national accolade of ‘Best Told Story’, the company received a Bronze in the 2015 Beautiful South Awards in the category of Tourism Experience of the Year, and was a finalist in the national Visit England awards for Excellence 2016! Best of all, in 2016 the company were winners in Luxury Travel Guide’s European Awards 2017, and were named European ‘Unique Tour of the Year’.
The guides will provide an enjoyable historical commentary whilst you discover some of Canterbury's finest and most important architecture set against outstanding views of natural scenery.
Kings Bridge - Eastbridge Hospital - Franciscan Island - Greyfriars Chapel - Old Weavers House - Kings Mill - Alchemist Tower - Cromwellian Forge - Friars Bridge - Blackfriars - Dominican Priories - The Abbots Mill - The Marlowe Theatre - The Ducking Stool
Canterbury Historic River Tours is the trading name of Canterbury River Tours Ltd. Company No: 06530326, Registered in England & Wales, registered address: Camburgh House 27 New Dover Rd, Canterbury. CT1 3DN.
2017 Season prices
Senior Concession £8.50
Student Concession £8.50
Child (12 - 16) £6.50
Child under 12 £5.00
Family (2 adults 2 children) £26.00
Single tickets £7.00 (A single ticket tour which has a drop-off point at the Miller's gardens is also available, but must be requested prior to departure)
Group booking discounts are available. Please telephone for further information.
TR 147579 51.28038 1.07810
The river tours are idealy situated in the centre of Canterbury's High Street opposite the Eastbridge Hospital and a 2 minutes walk from the cathedral.
: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station