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Canterbury Cathedral | Things to do

Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral


Rediscover England’s First Cathedral on a day out 1,400 years in the making. World Heritage Site, Mother Church & resting place of royalty.

The spectacular building houses many stunning features, including a Romanesque crypt, a perpendicular nave and beautiful medieval stained glass windows. Follow our new Social-Distancing routes or simply enjoy the surrounding gardens on a summer's day.

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Child (aged 17 and under): FREE when accompanied by a paying adult (maximum two children per paying adult; does not apply to group bookings). Kids Go Free offer runs until October 2022
Adult (aged 18 and over): £14.00 (inclusive of VAT). There is also the option to make an additional £3 donation to support our stewardship of the Cathedral
Students Students studying full-time at local universities (Canterbury Christ Church University, University of Kent, and the University for the Creative Arts) enjoy free entry with their student ID.
What you need to know
Opening times

Visitor opening times (Cathedral and Precincts)

Monday to Saturday 10.00 – 17.00 (Last admission at 16.00)
Sunday 12.30 – 17.00 (Last admission at 16.00)

Opening times may change at short notice due to funerals, weddings, services or exceptional circumstances. Please check our website regularly prior to your visit. Services of worship take place outside of visiting hours.


The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH