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Coach holidays to Canterbury

Coach Holidays to Canterbury

Search for 2016 coach holidays to Canterbury and book discounted coach trips to Canterbury and Kent with Coach trips to Canterbury are available throughout the year with great summer deals available in 2016. We specialise in providing the cheapest coach holidays whilst retaining high standards of comfort and accommodation. We have sourced the best value coach trips to Canterbury and offer a range of holidays from short and weekend breaks to coach tours that visit Canterbury as part of a lengthier tour.

Canterbury, is world famous for its cathedral and university city in Kent, in the South East of England. Near to Canterbury are the coastal towns of Herne Bay and Whitstable offering family-friendly beaches and a relaxing stroll around Whitstable harbour. Canterbury is surrounded by beautiful countryside where you can walk or cycle through ancient woodland and next to meandering rivers. You can embrace the sea air and enjoy the traditional charms of the seaside towns of Whitstable and Herne Bay and walk or cycle along coastal paths to the towers and Roman fort at Reculver. Use the search form to find coach holidays to Canterbury that match your requirements.

Read on for our latest Canterbury coach holiday offers and more information about the sights and attractions in Canterbury and Kent.

Canterbury History

Canterbury's skyline is dominated by the stunning Cathedral, which is the oldest in England. But the cathedral is only part of the story; the ancient ruins of St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church form Canterbury's UNESCO World Heritage Site while other ancient ruins such as the Castle are reminders of the city's history, heritage and culture. Canterbury has been a major centre of pilgrimage, since the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170, and was the backdrop of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, written in 1387, about pilgrims travelling stories. The city is quite charming with its beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings, cobbled streets and traditional charm.

Places of interest/attractions in Canterbury

Coach holidays to Canterbury provide the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.

Canterbury Cathedral

Dating back to 597AD Canterbury Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chief Primate of the Church of England.

St Martin's Church

This is the oldest church in England still in use as a parish church, and it forms part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site. This church was the first base of St Augustine when he came to Canterbury in 597.

Canterbury Castle

The ruins of a Norman castle keep and castle walls and one of the three original royal castles in Kent .

Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction

This is one of Kent 's most popular attractions which will take you back into medieval Canterbury to accompany Geoffrey Chaucer and his colourful characters on their magical pilgrimage from London to Canterbury .


Canterbury Historic River Tours

Starting at Kings Bridge , in the centre of town, this is a great way to relax as you take a guided boat tour or a punt, and view the scenery.

Druidstone (Wildlife) Park

A beautiful haven for relaxation, where children can play and discover in a safe and rural environment. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland or enjoy a hands-on experience with the farmyard animals.

Eastbridge Hospital

This building was founded following the murder of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral as accommodation for poor Pilgrims visiting his tombs. It is a most charming example of flint construction dating back to 1180, and while there don't forget to see the lovely Franciscan Garden .

Places of interest / attractions near Canterbury

Sarre Windmill

A picturesque working windmill built in 1820 which is a little way out of the city.

Elham Valley Vineyard

See how vines grow and enjoy morning coffee, cream tea or a light lunch, near Barham.

Herne Bay Museum and Gallery

A coastal museum with exciting finds of Herne Bay and surrounding area.

Special Events in Canterbury in 2016

If you are considering a coach holiday or coach trip to Canterbury in 2016 the following are a selection of well attended events taking place in Canterbury throughout the year. If you are interested in attending these events search for your coach holiday to Canterbury around these dates.

Canterbury Folk Festival 8th -10th July 2016
Canterbury Festival 16th October - 5th November 2016

Whenever you choose a coach holiday or coach trip to Canterbury you are sure to find plenty to see and do. If you cannot find a suitable coach trip to Canterbury contact us and our coach holiday operators help you find your perfect trip.
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