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    Eastbridge Hospital, Canterbury

    Eastbridge Hospital, Canterbury


    25 High Street,
    CT1 2BD

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    The Eastbridge Hospital was founded in 1180 following the martyrdom of St Thomas Becket on 29th December 1170 in Canterbury Cathedral, as accommodation for poor Pilgrims visiting his tomb.

    Today the Hospital has two Chapels, The Sleeping Quarters (undercroft) and Dining Hall (refectory) all restored and can be seen as they once were by the Pilgrims Chaucer so vividly described.

    Today the Hospital provides Almhouse accommodation for elderly persons, currently having 8 flats all occupied.

    Accepts groups

    Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

    Tours available. Partial disabled access.

    Opening details

    Eastbridge Hospital is open all year between Monday and Saturday (inclusive) 10am to 5pm and closed on Sundays.

    Worship takes place in both the Eastbridge Hospital and Greyfriars Chapel throughout the week. Visitors are welcome to join us.


    Adult £2
    Child and concessions £1

    Students admitted at Concession price.
    School Groups - Children/Students charged, Teachers free.


    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

    Tours available. Partial disabled access.



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    Map reference: TR 147579  Lat: 51.27990 Long: 1.07834

    Situated in Canterbury High Street within easy walk of the Bus Station and both rail stations.

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

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