Tours

CT Tours offers two introductory tours, one lasting 90 minutes and another lasting 60  minutes. These tours can be booked via our webpage Pricing | Book, TripAdvisor and Viator with a maximum group size of up to 10 people. These tours can also be requested as private tours.

We also offer five themed tours by special request for private groups to choose from.

All tours start from outside the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge.

 
Requests for specific features, i.e. being picked up from your accommodation, end points such as specific restaurants and visiting specific sites may be possible, but CT Tours must receive a booking request form at least two weeks in advance in order to confirm.
 
For more information on all of the below, please visit Pricing | Book.

The Canterbury Classic
 
This is the tour that started them all. For an in depth experience of life in Canterbury from the very beginning to the present day, this is the tour for you!

This tour is perfect for those on their first visit to the city, or for those who want the perfect introduction to the city, even if they have lived here all their life. For more information, click here.

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The Condensed Canterbury Tour
 
Our condensed (but content packed!) 60 minute walking tour is
perfect for those on a brief visit to Canterbury, but still looking for an introduction to all of the history and culture Canterbury has to offer. 


This tour is perfect for those short on time but still want to explore the city with our dedicated guide.

For more information, click here.

Special Request Tours

CT Tours offers five themed tours by special request for private groups to choose from.

All tours start from outside the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge.

 
Requests for specific features, i.e. being picked up from your accommodation, end points such as specific restaurants and visiting specific sites may be possible, but CT Tours must receive a booking request form at least two weeks in advance in order to confirm.
 
For more information on prices and to book, please visit Pricing | Book.

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Canterbury Stories
 
Calling kids of all ages! A tour full of gory details, spies and play acting to captivate every imagination. No lectures on dates and facts here, all points of interest are explained through storytelling and object handling.

Fun for all the family, be prepared to answer questions, act the part of an Archbishop, knight or a medieval pilgrim to name just a few! For more information, click here.

Wellbeing Walk

 

Wellbeing is very important in the busy lives we all lead. This walk is taken at a slower pace than the other tours and focuses on visitors connecting with the tour and each other.

Through the physical activity of walking, learning of new information and being mindful of the present moment, including your; thoughts and feelings, your body and the world around you, it can positively change the way you feel. For more information, click here.

University Life Tour

 

One of the biggest factors in deciding where to go to university is the life you will have outside of academia. It was a major factor for me in deciding to come to Canterbury and this personal experience will hopefully make your decisions a little easier.

This tour is for applicants to universities based here in Canterbury and their families. Taking in history and more practical stops to explore Canterbury's nightlife, shops, restaurants and connectivity to other destinations. For more information, click here.

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Canterbury, Europe and the Wider World
 
You can't do everything by yourself, the same is true for a city. Canterbury has and is, connected to the lives and histories of many nations. From close neighbours such as France, to the distant continents beyond Europe, there are tales to be told.

This tour looks at who has shaped Canterbury, the influence on Canterbury of other cultures and the stories of the world that started right here. For more information, click here.

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Canterbury: War, Revolution and Peace

 

Canterbury is no stranger to adversity. First there were Roman invasions and the sacking of Canterbury by Vikings. Then came the Peasant's Revolt, Reformation and the English Civil War. To conflicts in the 19th and 20th centuries, with many more in between, Canterbury has seen it all.

Looking at the role of individuals in the context of major historical events, this tour looks at military and social events during times of war, revolution and peace. For more information, click here.