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Daily Walking Tours of Canterbury departing from The Buttermarket at 11.00.
The heart of Canterbury can only be explored on foot. Join an official guide for a leisurely 90 minute walk and learn about the fascinating history of a World Heritage Cathedral city from Roman times to the present day. On these walks you will hear about the arrival of St. Augustine in 597AD, the murder of Archbishop Thomas Becket and about the many famous people who have lived and worked here like Christopher Marlowe, Charles Dickens and Mary Tourtel, the creator of Rupert Bear, to name but a few. The walking tour usually includes the Cathedral precincts, the historic King's School, the leaning house, the ducking stool, the pilgrims inns dotted around the medieval lanes and many other interesting buildings and features.
Daily tours depart from The Buttermarket and are conducted in English. Pre-booked group tours are available throughout the year in nine European languages. Please phone us or consult our website for further information.
Walks are available daily at 11am from 1st November to 31st March (except 25th December) and twice daily 11am and 2pm from 1st April to 31st October.
Canterbury Tourist Guides 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.