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River Tour, £5-£8.50

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Canterbury Historic River Tours

Canterbury Historic River Tours

Contact

Canterbury Historic River Tours

07790534744

Address

Kings Bridge,
St Peter's Street,
Canterbury,
CT1 2AT

Details

Previous awards - South East England Tourism Awards 'Best Tourism Experience' runner up!
Tripadvisor - As of January 2014 rated 1st of 24 Activities in Canterbury
Visit England Accredited - the only Guided River Tour to be officially accredited by Visit England!
2013 Official Assessment: Tour offered 'Outstanding Tour Conduct with Excellent Staff'
2014 Offical Assessment: Nominated for 'Best Told Story' Accolade.

As Featured in the Special Canterbury Edition Monopoly Board!

This multi award winning guided Historic River Tour provides a truly entertaining experience which is perfect for visitors of all ages and nationalities.

Guided Historic River Tours have been a favourite pastime 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.

This 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”. Whats more, the 2014 season saw the company nominated by Visit England for their “Best Told Story” accolade!

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.

For more information visit their website at www.canterburyrivertours.co.uk
Or Email them at info@canterburyrivertours.co.uk

TOUR INCLUDES:
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

For further details see www.canterburyrivertours.co.uk

Coach parties acceptedCurrency ExchangeDisabled accessEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesItalian signs/guidesOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsGuided tours mandatorySmoking not allowedWedding receptions

Opening details

1st March to 31st October 2014, 10am to 5pm, with tours leaving every 15-20 minutes. Please note that these times are meant only as a rough guide. Weather and river conditions pending.

Prices

2014 Season prices

Adult £8.50
Promotional price Senior & Students on request
Child up to 12 £5.00
Child 12-16 £5.50
Promtional price for Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £22.50
Single tickets £7.00 (A single ticket tour which has a drop-off point at the Miller's gardens is also available, but must be requested prior to departure)

Group booking discounts are available. Please telephone for further information.

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Location

Directions

See location of Canterbury Historic River Tours on Google mapsSee 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.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Currency ExchangeCurrency Exchange
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Italian signs/guidesItalian signs/guides
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Guided tours mandatoryGuided tours mandatory
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions
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