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The Canterbury Tales: Standard Day Entry

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    What to Expect
    Make your way to the Canterbury Tales in downtown Canterbury. Your 45-minute-tour will begin at the Tabard Inn, where you will be greeted by your costumed guide. Let the guide bring you into the world of Canterbury Tales and prepare you for your pilgrimage from London to Canterbury.

    Don your audio guide and listen to 5 of Chaucer's most famous tales: The Knight's Tale, the Miller's Tale, the Wife of Bath's Tale, the Pardoner's Tale and the Nun's Priest Tale. The audio guide is available in 6 different languages, as well as a children's version in English. Enjoy the dramatic recreations of Chaucer's famous tales of trickery, jealousy, romance and love. Experience the sights, smells and sounds of life in medieval times as you walk through the meticulously constructed sets.

    At the end of 45 minutes, meet another costumed guide at the shrine of Sir Thomas Becket to talk about your recent trip through Canterbury.
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    Departure Point
    Central Canterbury
    Duration
    45m
    Inclusions
    • Tour guides and audio guides
    • Entry/Admission - The Canterbury Tales
    Exclusions
    • Gifts and Souvenirs (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Following your booking, our reservations team will book you on a specific tour slot within the time frame of your selected tickets. A Morning Tour will fall between 10am and 1pm, while an Afternoon Tour will fall between 1pm and 4:30pm.
    • Our reservations team will receive your request and put you into an available slot.
    • Confirmation of your time slot will be received within a few days of booking
    • On the day, please arrive with your ticket 10 minutes before your given tour time
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Very interesting and good layout and props. Inspired me to read the tales again after 30 years Staff were good.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    4  Thank fiona b
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A fun way to spend an hour or so to hear some of Chaucers tales. Good value for your money. Would recommend this.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    5  Thank Iris C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Meredith was great, helpful and very good performer. The scenery are very nice and gift shop well equipped. Thanks for the nice time.

    5  Thank lucapU7001GD
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Well worth the money. The stories are good and the scenes played out although mostly stationary really capture the imagination. Excellent for kids and adults alike. They offer handsets in multiple languages and also one for children too to help them understand. Overall takes 40-50...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    5  Thank ophilius1
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Excellent event. This was a second visit and noticed many details I had previously overlooked. The guide was entertaining as well as informative and the ale tasting was a bonus. Would highly recommend to real ale enthusiasts.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    4  Thank Fiona S
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    July 4, 2019|
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    Response from Jeanne C | Reviewed this property |
    Can't say for sure but my guess would be no queue at all! A bit past its sell-by date.
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    • The Canterbury Tales
    • Duration: 45m
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    • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
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