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Abbey, next open Sat 28 Mar - Wed 30 Sep 2015, £3.10-£5.20

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St Augustine's Abbey

St Augustine's Abbey

Contact

St Augustine's Abbey

01227 767345

Address

Longport,
Canterbury,
CT1 1PF

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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
Sat 28 Mar - Wed 30 Sep 2015 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 18:00
Thu 1 Oct - Sun 1 Nov 2015 Wed - Sun 10:00 to 17:00
Mon 2 Nov 2015 - Thu 24 Mar 2016 Sat - Sun 10:00 to 16:00
Good Friday 3 April 2015 - 10am to 6pm
Easter Sunday 5 Aprl 2015 - 10am to 6pm
Easter Monday 6 April 2015 - 10am to 6pm
Early May Bank Holdiay 4 May 2015 - 10am to 6pm
Spring Bank Holiday 25 May 2015 - 10am to 6pm
Summer Bank Holiday 31 August 2015 - 10am to 6pm
Christmas Eve 24 December 2015 - Closed
Christmas Day 25 December 2015 - Closed
Boxing Day 26 December 2015 - Closed
Boxing Day Bank Holiday 28 December 2015 - Closed
New Year's Eve 31 December 2015 - Closed
New Year's Day 1 January 2016 - Closed

Prices

Adults £5.40
Children (5-15yrs) £3.20
Concession (Student and 60+) £4.90
Family Ticket ( 2 adults and 3 children 5-15yrs) £14.00
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

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.

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

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