Canterbury Cathedral

A visit to Canterbury would be incomplete without experiencing the awe-inspiring Canterbury Cathedral. This UNESCO World Heritage Site stands as a breathtaking testament to centuries of devotion, architectural brilliance, and dramatic history.

Step inside and marvel at the soaring Gothic arches, intricate stained glass windows, and the sheer scale of this magnificent place of worship. The cathedral houses countless treasures, from the tombs of archbishops and royalty to the spot where Archbishop Thomas Becket was famously murdered in 1170, marking a turning point in English history.

Explore the atmospheric crypt, one of the oldest parts of the cathedral. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the cloisters and gardens, offering moments of peaceful reflection. Canterbury Cathedral is a symbol of faith that has shaped England’s story.

Why not attend a service to experience the cathedral’s spiritual heart, or join a guided tour to uncover its rich history and hidden details. Whether you’re drawn by faith, architecture, or a fascination with the past, Canterbury Cathedral promises to leave a lasting impression.

Tip: Book your tickets in advance online to avoid queues, especially during peak season.

The Wincheap B&B is an ideal B&B for visiting Canterbury Cathedral – guests enjoy en-suite modern rooms, parking + EV Charging, a lovely breakfast, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere, provided by hosts Chris and Terry.

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