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The city itself is compact and filled to the brim with child friendly attractions, shops and places to eat, ensuring that you will never run out of things to keep your children captivated and entertained. Canterbury is best explored on foot and due to its pedestrainised streets it is a safe place to visit with your children.
Previous awards - South East England Tourism Awards 'Best Tourism Experience' runner up!
Official Visit England Assessment: 'Outstanding Tour Conduct with Excellent Staff'
Tripadvisor - As of 8th January 2014 1st of 85 attractions in Canterbury
Award winning Canterbury Historic River Tours provide a truly entertaining guided tour which is perfect for visitors of all ages.
Canterbury Historic River Tours have been a favourite pasttime for over 80 years and this Canterbury attraction allows you to escape the busy city centre and discover Canterbury from the unique perspective of the River Stour.
The Company are nationally and internationally renowned for their historic and humorous interpretation of the city's fascinating history, and during the 2013 season were officially accredited by Visit England, who reported that they offer 'Outstanding Tour Conduct with Excellent Staff'.
The guides will provide an enjoyable historical commentary whilst you discover some of Canterbury's finest and most important architecture set against outstanding views of natural scenery.
Kings Bridge - Eastbridge Hospital - Franciscan Island - Greyfriars Chapel - Old Weavers House - Kings Mill - Alchemist Tower - Cromwellian Forge - Friars Bridge - Blackfriars - Dominican Priories - The Abbots Mill - The Marlowe Theatre - The Ducking Stool.
Canterbury Historic River Tours
Kings Bridge, St Peter's Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AT
See location on Google maps.
Map reference: TR 147579
Lat: 51.28038 Long: 1.07810
The river tours are idealy situated in the centre of Canterbury's High Street opposite the Eastbridge Hospital and a 2 minutes walk from the cathedral.
Public Transport : 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station