Launched in 2011, Visit Canterbury promotes the Canterbury district throughout the UK and overseas through a variety of mediums including websites, printed literature, PR and partner activity.
Visit Canterbury website
Our primary website, www.canterbury.co.uk receives approximately 153,000 visits per month and is consistently in the top three results for the most popular key word searches for Canterbury. Collectively, our Visit Canterbury websites receive over two million average annual users.
Visit Canterbury Mobile website
Our dedicated mobile site m.canterbury.co.uk receives over 14,000 average monthly users and allows visitors to access information and book accommodation on the move.
Canterbury Groups website
Our groups website www.canterburygroups.co.uk receives over 30,000 average monthly users and provides dedicated information for those planning a group visit to the district. From group rates for top attractions to group friendly accommodation and restaurant providers, you will find everything you need to plan a successful and memorable trip.
Seasonal website features
Our seasonal web features provide dedicated information for those visiting the Canterbury district at a particular time. Recent themes have included Valentine’s Day, Mothers Day, Easter and Christmas. For an up to date schedule of upcoming features email Miriam Wright
Visit Canterbury send out regular e-newsletters to individuals that have signed up to receive information about the Canterbury district via our website. Details of upcoming themes and topics can be obtained by emailing Luke Edwards
Visit Canterbury Holiday Guide
The Visit Canterbury Holiday Guide is our main piece of promotional print and provides a wealth of information for those planning a visit to the Canterbury district. It includes information about Top Attractions, Things to See & Do, Accommodation and Dining Out. The Holiday Guide has a print run of 25,000 copies which are distributed between January and December at a number of key locations throughout the UK and overseas including Channel Ports, Major Airports and Railway Stations, Motorway Services and Tourist Information points across the UK including our own Visitor Information Centre.
The Visit Canterbury Holiday guide has a new look for 2013 ensuring it remains relevant and engaging for potential visitors. A digital version of the latest guide is available to download here
To request a hard copy please email Judy Kneale
Visit Canterbury Group Guide
Designed specifically for group organisers, the Visit Canterbury Group Guide provides dedicated information for those planning a visit to the Canterbury district. Information includes group rates for top attractions, group friendly accommodation and restaurant providers as well as coach park and welcome facilities. The Canterbury Group Guide is distributed at a variety of tourism trade shows throughout the year and is also available on request.
To request your copy please email Judy Kneale
Trade Shows & Exhibitions
Visit Canterbury actively promotes the Canterbury district to group organisers, coach operators, agents and inbound tour operators at a variety of trade shows and exhibitions throughout the year.
Recent shows include World Travel Market in November 2012, Excursions in January 2013 and Best of Britain & Ireland in March 2013.
Press & PR
Canterbury is an extremely popular destination amongst journalists and travel writers. Visit Canterbury provides a number of services to assist these individuals throughout their stay in the district. We work closely with visiting journalists and travel writers to ensure Canterbury receives adequate coverage and our partners are well represented.
For more information about press and PR opportunities email Judy Kneale