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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.
From April 2012:
Children (5-15yrs) £2.90
Concession (Student and 60+) £4.40
Family Ticket ( 2 adults and 3 children 5-15yrs) £12.70
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
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Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF
Map reference: TR 154576 Lat: 51.27758 Long: 1.08779
Parking : with charge
Accessible by Public Transport : 1 mile (1.6 kms) from Canterbury East station
Audio tours in English, French and Japanese. Hot drinks machine. Parking nearby.