Attractions near Canterbury
The Canterbury Tales (< 1 Mile)*
Ever wondered what it would be like to step back in time and experience the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era? At The Canterbury Tales you can do just that.

Museum of Canterbury with Rupert Bear Museum (< 1 Mile)*
A fascinating time-walk of Canterbury's 2000 year story, from the building of the Roman Town to the Rupert Bear Gallery.
Canterbury Cathedral (< 1 Mile)*
Canterbury Cathedral is situated in the County of Kent in England, in what has become a World Heritage Site. It is located within walled grounds together with ruins and medieval buildings.
Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery (< 1 Mile)*
Canterbury's Art Gallery has a large and varied art exhibitions programme, and significant permanent collection.
Canterbury West Gate Towers (< 1 Mile)*
One of England's finest mediaeval fortified gatehouses, with arms and armour displays, prison cells and panoramic views from the battlements.
Canterbury Roman Museum (< 1 Mile)*
Canterbury's acclaimed new Roman Museum has been specially constructed underground in the excavated Roman levels below the Longmarket Shopping Centre.
Howletts The Aspinall Wild Animal Park (3 Miles)*
The Aspinall Foundation's Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent is a family day out where education, conservation and fun combine.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

Towns near Canterbury
Fordwich (2 Miles)*
The historic Town of Fordwich lies on the Great Stour river, about two miles east of Canterbury. Its history traces from Roman times.
Chartham (3 Miles)*
Herne (4 Miles)*
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Swalecliffe (5 Miles)*
Whitstable (5 Miles)*
Almost any visitor to Whitstable will be surprised. This sleepy town on the north Kent coast has no seaside promenade and few arcade amusements. There are no faded fairgrounds or rows of deck-chairs. Although the national press makes much o
Wingham (6 Miles)*
Herne Bay (6 Miles)*
Herne Bay is a sizeable seaside resort on the Thames Estuary in Kent. It lies seven miles north of historic Canterbury.
* Distances shown are in a direct line. Distances by road will be longer.

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