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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

27 hotels in Canterbury, GB

1 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

2 Victoria Hotel

3 stars
4.5 / 5 4 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

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 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

5 Rutherford College, University Of Kent

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Darwin Road Map

Offering comfortably furnished accommodations and convenient services set within close proximity to the transport station inside a university campus, Rutherford College, University Of Kent makes... More

6 Turing College, University Of Kent

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

University Road Map

Travellers and students find ideal base at the cosy and inviting spaces at Turing College, University Of Kent in Canterbury. This property within the University of Kent places backpackers over a... More

7 Keynes College - University of Kent.

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

University Road Map

Located on the University of Kent Canterbury campus, surrounded by 300 acres of parkland and less than 25 minutes' walk from Canterbury City Centre. The Site offers free Wi-Fi, car parking, cinema,... More

8 Becket Court, University Of Kent

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

university road Map

Featuring inviting units in a scenic campus nestled in 300 acres of parkland, Becket Court, University Of Kent makes for a suitable base for travellers in Canterbury. Also within convenient... More

9 Holiday Inn ASHFORD - NORTH A20

3 stars
1.0 / 5


Offering comfortable accommodation and quality services, this property is an ideal place for a pleasant and enjoyable vacation. GeneralThe hotel features 8 meeting rooms that are well appointed... 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