Canterbury Guided Tours provide entertaining 90-minute tours for visitors to the historic city of Canterbury, Kent. Join our daily tour or book a private tour for your group. Our guided walks are an excellent way to see the sights and learn some history too!
We are delighted to announce that Canterbury Guided Tours are back! Our tours can be delivered to a single household group or bubble of up to 5 people only. Please see website for further details, bookings and updated tour arrangements.
All our guides hold the Institute of Tourist Guiding Green and/or Blue Badges.
Daily Tours: -
The heart of Canterbury can only be explored on foot and we are proud to offer the only Canterbury tour to guide you through the historic city streets in addition to the Cathedral precincts.
Our professionally qualified Green Badge Guides will take you on a 90-minute tour of the medieval lanes, the Cathedral Precincts and the historic King's School and regale you with tales of murder and ghosts plus of course the many famous historical characters, writers and artists who have lived here or visited in the past. For more information visit our Tour Highlights page.
Tours depart daily from the Buttermarket (opposite the main Cathedral Gate) at 11am throughout the year (except 25th December). Additional 2pm tour runs from 1st April to 31st October.
Tickets can be booked online on our website, or are available in person from the Canterbury Visitor Centre at the Beaney in the High Street or the Roman Museum in Butchery Lane. Your ticket also entitles you to discounts at other Canterbury attractions and outlets including Canterbury Roman Museum and Canterbury Tales! (see our Discounts and Offers page)
Please note that these tours are conducted in English. At the guide's discretion, visitors are welcome to bring a well-behaved dog on our daily tour.
2020 Daily Tour Prices:- Please see website.
Group Tours: - Group tours are available throughout the year if booked in advance.
The route and theme of your tour can be arranged to suit your specific requirements and special interests. We can arrange tours in English, and subject to availability, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, and also clear/easy English for those learning English. If your group has a particular interest, or would like to experience something a little different, take a look at our Special Interest Tours.
Please note tours normally include the Cathedral Precincts. If your group wishes to visit inside the Cathedral, this must be booked separately through Canterbury Cathedral - see https://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/visit
Group Prices for 2020 - Please see website.
Looking for something different? Many of our guides have in-depth knowledge of particular aspects of Canterbury and would be delighted to share these special interests with your group. Our themed walks are ideals for groups with a shared interest or school study programme.