Whether you are visiting during the Festival or any other time of the year, there is so much to do in and around Canterbury.

Take the opportunity to discover the hidden spaces and untold stories of this historic city, arrange a group trip or plan an adventure with friends. We can guarantee that these highlights will complement your cultural itinerary this October.

Kent Museum of Freemasonry

The Kent Museum of Freemasonry

A rare and educational collection of exhibits of both national and international importance, this is one of the finest collections of Masonic material in the UK.

66 St Peter's Place
Canterbury, CT1 2DA

01227 785625

Wildwood Discovery Park

Set in 40 acres of ancient woodland, Wildwood holds a stunning collection of over 200 British animals in natural enclosures including bears, wolves and otters.

Canterbury Road
Herne Common
Herne Bay, CT6 7LQ

01227 712111

Franciscan Gardens

Escape the bustle of Canterbury City Centre and relax in the recently replanted Franciscan Gardens. Inspired by the site's original use as a Franciscan Friary, discover a hidden gem of symbolic planting, peaceful paths and the beautiful Greyfriars Chapel.

60 St Peter's Street
Canterbury, CT1 2BE

01227 761272

Canterbury Historic River Tours

Explore Canterbury with our award-winning guided tours. relax and enjoy our unique blend of history and humour with picturesque views along the beautiful River Stour.

Based on the King’s Bridge, opposite Eastbridge Hospital, Canterbury.


Chartham Vineyard

Open Saturdays 10.30am-5.30pm. Wine shop, art exhibition with works for sale, demonstration vineyard, bookable vineyard tour. Unique visitor experiencein historic farmyard by Chatham Station, just off A28, 3 miles SW of Canterbury.

Burnt House Farm
Chartham, CT47HU


Canterbury Tourist Guides

Explore Canterbury's medieval lanes, historic pilgrim inns and magnificent Cathedral Precincts on our official guided walking tours, led by expert guides. Daily 90-minute tours depart from The Buttermarket. Prices and group discounts can be found on our website.

Christ Church Gate
The Precincts
Canterbury, CT1 2EE

01227 459779