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Abbey, next open Wed 1 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014, £3.10-£5.20

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St Augustine's Abbey

St Augustine's Abbey

St Augustine's Abbey © Tim Stubbings

St Augustine's Abbey © Tim Stubbings

St Augustine's Abbey © English Heritage

St Augustine's Abbey © English Heritage

 
 

Contact

St Augustine's Abbey

01227 767345

Address

Longport,
Canterbury,
CT1 1PF

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Sat 25 - Sun 26 Oct History of the Illuminated Page

Details

Originally created as a burial place for the Anglo-Saxon kings of Kent, it is part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site, along with the Cathedral and St Martin's Church.

The impressive Abbey is situated outside the city walls and is sometimes missed by visitors. At the Abbey, you can also enjoy the museum and interactive audio tour.

Pre booked tours can be accommodated, during opening hours. For times and details please contact the Abbey.

For educational visits please telephone 01483 252 013

For coach parking facilities please contact the Visitor Operations Site Supervisor on 01227 767 345. There is no parking on site, but there is a pay & display car park directly opposite the site entrance.

Disabled access (all site can be viewed, but some steps). A public pay car park is nearby.

Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs acceptedGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Audio tours in English, French and Japanese. Hot drinks machine. Parking nearby.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Tue 1 Apr - Tue 30 Sep 2014 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 18:00
Wed 1 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014 Wed - Sun 10:00 to 17:00
Mon 3 Nov 2014 - Sun 29 Mar 2015 Sat - Sun 10:00 to 16:00
Christmas Eve 24 December - closed
Christmas Day 25 December - closed
Boxing Day 26 December - closed
New Year's Eve 31 December - closed
New Year's Day 1 January - closed

Prices

Adults £5.20
Children (5-15yrs) £3.10
Concession (Student and 60+) £4.70
Family Ticket ( 2 adults and 3 children 5-15yrs) £13.50
English Heritage Members FREE

15% discount for groups of 11 or more visitors paying together. Free entry for coach driver and tour leader.

Joint group (of 20 or more) ticket with the Cathedral available (dependent on opening times) - call for details 01227 767345

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TR 154576  Lat: 51.27758 Long: 1.08779

In Canterbury, a quarter of a mile East of Cathedral Close.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East station

Facilities

  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Audio tours in English, French and Japanese. Hot drinks machine. Parking nearby.

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