Greyfriars Chapel | Things to do | Visit Canterbury

Greyfriars Chapel | Things to do

Greyfriars Chapel

Greyfriars Chapel


Greyfriars Chapel, set in the Franciscan Gardens, is the only building now remaining of the first English Franciscan Friary built in 1267, forty-three years after the first Friars settled in Canterbury, during the lifetime of St Francis of Assisi. Explore hundreds of years of history in the building and gardens.


What you need to know
Opening times

Eucharist at 12:30 every Wednesday – all welcome to the service.
(During the Franciscan Gardens winter closure the gate in Stour Street will be opened at 12:00 to permit access to the chapel for the service only) 


Adjacent to 6 Stour Street, Canterbury, CT1 2NR