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- Canterbury District
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For incomparable heritage explore the medieval city of Canterbury. Discover the excellent range of shops, restaurants, museums and other attractions, including the spectacular Cathedral forming part of the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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.
Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PF
See location on Google maps.
Map reference: TR 154576
Lat: 51.27758 Long: 1.08779
In Canterbury, a quarter of a mile East of Cathedral Close.
Parking : with charge
Public Transport : 1 mile from Canterbury East station
Audio tours in English, French and Japanese. Hot drinks machine. Parking nearby.