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Canterbury is a small city with four well-known universities, Canterbury oozes student appeal and provides an eclectic mix of historic architecture, busy bookshops and comfy cafés, together with vibrant nightlife, great shopping and art galleries
Canterbury is located in the heart of Kent, a county well known not just for its historical and architectural importance to England, but also for the charm of its countryside. Though Canterbury is a relatively small city, it has a unique mixture of modern vibrancy which is coupled with a pride in its well-preserved history.
Canterbury boasts a wealth of attractions to both attract and educate students. Known for its rolling hills, orchards and woodlands, the Kent countryside is a city to behold. Due to Canterbury’s ideal location, it is but a short coach visit away from the best that Kent has to offer. These include the famous White Cliffs of Dover and the exceptional Dover Castle, the quaint and distinguished historic city of Rochester, and the home and museum of Charles Dickens in Chatham.
Canterbury is a city well-known for its literature, history and unique architecture. Situated in the county of Kent, it’s less than an hour’s train travel time from St Pancras, but you will feel like an escape that is worlds far from the capital. Famous for its religious and, and fascinating history, it’s got one foot firmly in the 21st Century while still celebrating its historical roots. Roam around the streets of Chaucer in his Canterbury Tales and discover no end of beautiful cafés and lovely green spaces.
Canterbury Cathedral is one of Canterbury’s main tourist attraction; this is a place of worship here for over 1500 years.
This cathedral is one of the best in England, with a millennium of history. The slant of St John Boys House which is making it prime photo-opp material, but makes sure to head inside after Instagramming.
Westgate Gardens is another magnificent place to visit. This beautiful garden is one of England’s top parks. If you want to go for a picnic and enjoy the great outdoors, there is a nowhere gorgeous place in the city to do so.
The Old Weavers’ House is a quaint restaurant that is situated on the River Stour. This ancient place is one of the most ideal in the city. It’s made up of wooden beams and a history of housing Tudor-era religious refugees, making it a must-visit on a trip to Canterbury.
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