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.

Richborough Roman Fort and Amphitheatre

Explore the birthplace of Roman Britain. Climb to the top of the brand new replica Roman Gateway for the unbeatable views of both the ruins and the Kent countryside.

Richborough Road, Sandwich, CT13 9JW

St Augustine’s Abbey

Explore the tranquil ruins of St. Augustine’s Abbey, originally created as a burial place for the Anglo-Saxon kings of Kent.

Canterbury, CT1 1PF

0370 333 1181

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

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 Guided Tours

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