Visiting Canterbury

Steeped in history and brimming with vibrant life, visiting Canterbury is a popular destination in southeast England. It’s star attraction, the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral, has been a pilgrimage site for centuries and stands as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This breathtaking Gothic masterpiece is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

Beyond the cathedral, visiting Canterbury’s cobbled streets and medieval architecture will transport you to another era. Explore the ruins of St. Augustine’s Abbey, where Christianity took root in England, and lose yourself in the enchanting Westgate Gardens, a riverside oasis.

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Canterbury isn’t just about the past. Lively pubs, independent shops, and a thriving arts scene add a modern buzz. Indulge in a traditional pub lunch, browse the bustling markets, or catch a performance at the Marlowe Theatre.

Step back in time with a punting tour on the River Stour, offering a unique perspective of the city’s historical landmarks. For literary buffs, a visit to the Canterbury Tales attraction brings Chaucer’s famous stories to life.

Whether you’re drawn by history, architecture, or simply the desire to experience a quintessential English city, Canterbury promises an unforgettable escape.

The Wincheap, with it’s en-suite, modern rooms, parking + EV Charger and a lovely breakfast, make this the ideal B&B for visiting Canterbury.

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