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The Canterbury UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour

The Canterbury UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour

Summary
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2021 sees the introduction of a new guided tour of Canterbury combining the three sites in the city that together make Canterbury a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

What you need to know

This fully-guided five-hour tour gives a fascinating and detailed insight into the introduction of Roman Christianity to Britain.

The tour takes you from the arrival of St Augustine into Canterbury in 597 to the creation of the Abbey that bears his name; how the Cathedral evolved from its early beginnings to present day status as mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the opportunity to discover the hidden history of St Martin’s Church, England’s oldest parish church.

The tour is available on the following dates:

Thursday 5th August
Thursday 26th August
Saturday 18th September
4th date to be confirmed


The tour duration is around 5 hours which is mostly spent standing or walking, appropriate clothing and footwear is advised.

Book your place

For more information, email info@canterburyunescotour.co.uk

Location

Canterbury Cathedral, The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH