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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Visitors on the tour are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings and to bring their own hand sanitiser. The guide will wear a face covering at all times, have hand sanitiser and ensure that they are 2 metres apart from the group wherever possible, but 1 metre+ in distance from them at all times.
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Updated 07/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Come with us and delve into the rich history of Canterbury and explore this amazing city with CT Tours. With your dedicated and accredited tour guide, you will experience over 2000 years of Canterbury's history. With something for everybody, from accounts of ancient settlers to medieval murder and martyrdom, before stories of the many famous historical figures, artists and notable locals round up Canterbury's story right up to the present day!
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You'll start at
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge
18 High St, Canterbury CT1 2BD, UKYour guide will meet you outside the entrance to the High Street, opposite the Abode Hotel.
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  • Pass by The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge
  • 1
    Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    The Marlowe Theatre
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Christ Church Gate
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Canterbury Roman Museum
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    St Thomas' of Canterbury RC Church
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 6
    Saint George's Tower
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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You'll end at
Saint George's Tower
27 St George's St, Canterbury CT1 2LE, UKThe end point of the tour is beneath the marvellous clock tower of the former St George's Church.
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High St, Canterbury CT1 2BD, UK
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Saint George's Tower, 27 St George's St, Canterbury CT1 2LE, UK
Inclusions
Exclusions
  • Entry to all attractions including Canterbury Cathedral and its precincts
  • Entry/Admission - Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint
  • Entry/Admission - The Marlowe Theatre
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church Gate
  • Entry/Admission - Canterbury Roman Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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mrsmf2016 wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
Probably the best city tour I've been on. Sam is not only very knowledgeable, he also have a way of bringing history to life. A great tour and great guide. Thank you, Sam. I definitely recommend this tour if you ever visit Canterbury.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from CT-Tours-Canterbury, Tour Guide at The Canterbury Classic Tour
Responded yesterday
What a wonderful review, I am so happy to have met you both and shared my love of Canterbury with you! Sam
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Lynda wrote a review Sep 2020
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Sam was a wonderful guide. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Would highly recommend. Even though it was pouring rain it was still very enjoyable
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from CT-Tours-Canterbury, Tour Guide at The Canterbury Classic Tour
Responded yesterday
Thank you for your lovely review Lynda! I'm glad the rain didn't dampen your enjoyment of our trip around Canterbury together! Sam
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Madogp wrote a review Sep 2020
Chatham, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
We found the tour very informative and particularly liked find out where some old sayings originated from. Sam was engaging and enthusiastic making for a very enjoyable tour.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from CT-Tours-Canterbury, Tour Guide at The Canterbury Classic Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you so much for your kind review and braving the cold to explore Canterbury with me! Sam
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SmowyBobster wrote a review Sep 2020
Croydon, United Kingdom47 contributions22 helpful votes
We had a tour with Sam and thoroughly enjoyed it. Particularly good value at the moment as he usually only takes one family together due to covid, so my husband and I had a tour all to ourselves. Sam is a very knowledgable guide and knows everything about Canterbury and he
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Response from CT-Tours-Canterbury, Tour Guide at The Canterbury Classic Tour
Responded 1 week ago
It was great to meet you both and to share in your experience of Canterbury. I really hope you enjoyed your visit and as a fellow nerd, I'm glad my facts were enjoyed! Sam
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Sharon H wrote a review Aug 2020
High Wycombe, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
Sam was great. Enthusiastic and knowledgeable and answered all our questions. Time went really quickly. All covid precautions are in place so felt completely safe. Would highly recommend.
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Response from CT-Tours-Canterbury, Tour Guide at The Canterbury Classic Tour
Responded Aug 22, 2020
Thank you so much for your very kind review, it was so nice to meet you both and to know you enjoyed the tour (especially with the many changes in the weather!) and felt safe as we explored the city. Sam
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Languages Offered: English
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