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Canterbury General Information

The seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury and central node of the City of Canterbury is a lovely town on the River Stour in the county of Kent, England. As the most venerable episcopal see in the country, with roots in the late 6th century, Canterbury is the spiritual home of the Church of England and worldwide community of Anglican Christians.

The obvious, inescapable point of interest to invest some time in then, is grand Canterbury Cathedral. A place of near-incomparable lore, the Cathedral is where former Archbishop Thomas Becket was slain in 1170. Anglican faithful consider the Mother Church a holy shrine and indeed, Geoffrey Chaucer famously wrote about the Canterbury pilgrimage in his classic epic The Canterbury Tales. Together with the ancient Church of Saint Martin and ruins of Saint Augustine’s Abbey, Canterbury Cathedral is a vital UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town of 45,000 people has sage academic icons as well, from the King’s School to the University of Kent. The Egyptian Revival Old Synagogue at Canterbury is in the Music Room of the former, while the university campus makes for a fine stroll. Other important points of interest range from the ruins of Canterbury Castle to the Roman Museum, Saint Martin’s Mill to the superb new Marlowe Theatre. Excellent events in town include the eminent Canterbury Festival, Lounge on the Farm and cricket contests at Saint Lawrence Ground.

  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Church of Saint Martin
  • Saint Augustine’s Abbey
  • Old Synagogue
  • Canterbury Castle
  • Marlowe Theatre
  • Canterbury Festival
  • Lounge On The Farm
  • Saint Lawrence Ground Cricket
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park
  • Manolis Taverna
  • The Goods Chef
  • The Rose Inn
  • The Shed Cantina
  • The Old Weavers
  • Skybar
  • The Old Pink
  • Spirits of Allentown Wine Bar
  • Shadow Lounge
  • Coles

Canterbury has a temperate maritime climate, with moderate rainfall and temperatures between 2°C and 20°C for the year.

Hotels in Canterbury

24 hotels in Canterbury

1 Victoria Hotel

3 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

59 London Road Map

Travellers looking to discover the many wonders of heritage-rich Canterbury find an ideal base with comfortable accommodations at Victoria Hotel Canterbury. This charming hotel offers convenient... More

2 BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

36 New Dover Road Map

Offering a favourable location and relaxing atmosphere, this Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel Canterbury is the right choice of accommodation, while visiting Canterbury. GeneralThe well-appointed... More

3 The Falstaff Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

8-10 St Dunstan's Street Map

Offering comfortable accommodation and quality service, The Falstaff Hotel Canterbury is very near to shopping, restaurants and family attractions. It is easy reach from places of interest such as... More

4 Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone

2 stars
3.6 / 5 12 reviews

The Harbour Map

Boasting extensive range of entertainment facilities, quality service and superb accommodation, the Grand Burstin Hotel Folkestone is ideal for holidays, short breaks and weekend's joy. GeneralThe... More

5 Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa

4 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

Waterloo Crescent Map

Stay in uncompromising comfort in each of the modern en-suite accommodations at BEST WESTERN PLUS Dover Marina Hotel & Spa. Travellers can learn more about Dover's history at Dover Museum or... More

6 Holiday Inn Express FOLKESTONE - CHANNEL TUNNEL

3 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

Cheriton Park,Cheriton High Street Map

Embracing you with superb accommodation and quality service, the Holiday Inn Express Folkestone-Channel Tunnel will present you an enlivening reside, while you are in Folkestone. GeneralEquipped... More

7 Holiday Inn Express CANTERBURY

3 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

Upper Harbledown Map

The Express by Holiday Inn Hotel Canterbury convenient location and various facilities ensure that guests are treated to a pleasant stay in Canterbury. GeneralWhether you are planning a... More

8 Ramada Dover

4 stars
4.6 / 5 5 reviews

Singledge Lane Map

Ramada Dover in Kent offers tasteful accommodations set on a garden alongside A2, about four kilometres to the town centre. Guests on a Dover vacation can take a tour of the medieval Dover Castle... More

9 Holiday Inn Express RAMSGATE - MINSTER

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

Tothill Street,Minster Map

Holiday Inn Express Ramsgate Minster Hotel is situated at Minster in a prime location and provides comfortable accommodation coupled with hospitable staff making it a superb spot to spend an... More

10 Mercure Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa

4 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

Princes Parade Map

Elegant Victorian splendour, seafront location and fantastic modern facilities make Mercure Hythe Imperial Hotel & Spa a perfect destination for both business and leisure stays. GeneralThere are... More