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Something new and exciting has come to Canterbury!
Canterbury Audio Tours invites you to explore Canterbury's sites with a self guided tour of this historic city, which is taken at your own pace. No other tour covers as much ground or includes as many benefits! Available in 8 languages, and suitable for all ages, you can take a tour at any time of day to suit you.
Escape the crowds of traditional walking tours, and ensure you hear every word with a personal, easy to use audio player, earphones and specially designed 'Kent Tours' keep-sake map of the city. The audio player and earphones are yours to hire for the day.
With the option to pause, rewind or skip to your favourite parts, Canterbury Audio Tours allows complete flexibility on your trip to the city. This allows you to stop for lunch, browse the local shops, or stop to visit an attraction that interests you, whilst enjoying your tour of Canterbury. And getting around couldn't be easier; with two pre-set audio guided routes to choose from, or the option to choose your own, this is a tour that you can tailor to your own perferences.
The audio tour gives you a chance to explore the areas of Canterbury otherwise missed by traditional tours. Featuring 20 landmarks and attractions, it guides you past famous must sees such as the stunning Canterbury Cathedral and St Augustine's Abbey, as well as local favourites such as the Westgate Towers, the Norman Castle and Greyfriars island.
In addition, Canterbury Audio Tours also includes discounts for featured Canterbury attractions and restaurants; making this audio tour the ideal starting point for all trips to Canterbury.
Approximate tour times:
Route 1 approx 45 minutes
Route 2 approx 1 hour/1 hour 15 minutes
Total for routes 1 and 2 approx 2 hours.
Tours are available in eight languages, including; English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese.
The tour is available at any time of day, great for all ages and available in all weathers.
To hire your audio player for the day, visit our shop in Canterbury City Centre, located next door to the Canterbury Heritage Museum and new Visitor Information Centre, or book online www.canterburyaudiotours.co.uk to receive an online discount.
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The Welcome Centre, Canterbury Coach Park, Canterbury, CT1 1BW
Map reference: TR 151577 Lat: 51.27782 Long: 1.08275
Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Canterbury East/West station