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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.

MorningMorning

No visit to Canterbury would be complete without a visit to Canterbury Cathedral. Full of fascinating things for kids and adults of all ages to explore. Try the Creatures Great and Small trail which is available from the Welcome Kiosk, or enjoy roaming round the impressive precincts surrounding the Cathedral. Next stop is the exciting and engaging Canterbury Tales. Children will really love the authentic smells and sounds in this accurate re-creation of medieval England life. Taking you and your family on an enjoyable adventure tracing the pilgrimage from The Tabard Inn in London to the Shrine of Thomas Beckett in Canterbury Cathedral. Along the way you can listen to the different tales on headphones and the children can choose their own child friendly style commentary too.
Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

Motherchurch of the Anglican Communion, seat of the Archbishop. Stunning stained glass. Eleventh Century Crypt, Twelfth Century Quire, Fourteenth Century Nave.
 
The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction Canterbury

Canterbury Tales

Step into medieval Canterbury and accompany Geoffrey Chaucer and his colourful characters on their magical pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.
 

LunchLunch

Eating in the city could not be easier. Canterbury's café and restaurant culture are as child friendly as the attractions with most catering for children with special menus and those little extras such as activity/colouring books to keep the children amused throughout lunch. Or if you fancy getting back to nature the Dane John Gardens provide the perfect space to enjoy a picnic.
Dane John Gardens, fountain

Dane John Gardens

Canterbury's most popular park has been transformed into attractive gardens with monuments and memorials, a central fountain, a tearoom and children's maze.
 

AfternoonAfternoon

After all this excitement it may be time to wind down your day and enjoy a relaxing tour through the city along the River Stour.
Canterbury Historic River Tours

Canterbury Historic River Tours

Flowing through the heart of historic Canterbury, the river is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of one of the country's busiest city centres.
 
Canterbury Punting Co, visitors on a trip

Canterbury Punting Co.

Escape the busy pavements and lay back into the cushions, meander down the river and see the City as you never could on foot. Listen to historic Canterbury's rich and fascinating story as you sip champagne and view medieval buildings.
 
Canterbury Westgate Punts

Canterbury Westgate Punts

Relaxing River Stour Tours through public gardens, breathtaking countryside and the city. A choice of short, long and city trips available.
 
 

Details of Canterbury Westgate PuntsCanterbury Westgate Punts

Relaxing river punt trips with cheerful qualified boatmen. Punts seat up to 6 persons. Meander through tranquil gardens and countryside with an abundance of wildlife. Historic City Trips are also available, discover Canterbury's history and changing skyline. Sweetheart boats available for romantic river cruises.

Trips from Westgate Bridge to the Wincheap Park and Ride facility also available, take a relaxing trip out of the City back to your car. For more information see www.parkandpunt.co.uk

Perfect after a day of walking around the city streets and attractions. On return to embarkation point you will feel relaxed, chilled out and who knows - you may want to go again!

View key to symbolskeyAccepts groups Baby changing facilities Cash Point Coach parties accepted Currency Exchange Disabled access Disabled toilets Education/study area French signs/guides On-site catering On-site light refreshments Picnic site Postbox Public toilets Telephone (public) Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedGuided tours for groupsSmoking allowedWedding receptions

Contact

Canterbury Westgate Punts
Mobile: 07816 760869

View the Canterbury Westgate Punts websitewww.crnc.co.uk
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Venue

Canterbury Westgate Punts

Westgate Grove, Canterbury, CT2 8AA

CT2 8AAwww.crnc.co.uk

See location of Canterbury Westgate Punts on Google maps.See location on Google maps.     Map reference: TR 145580
     Lat: 51.28136  Long: 1.07478
Located at Wesgate Bridge by Westgate Towers. On bus route and close to railway stations

Parking : with charge

Public Transport : 1 mile from Canterbury West station

Unique Experience.

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