Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city located on the southeast of London. VroomVroomVroom's car hire prices in Canterbury are divine. Compare rental cars from major brands to find the best deal. You can explore Canterbury without having to walk long distances.
Many historical structures can be found in the city, including a city wall founded in Roman times and rebuilt in the 14th century, the ruins of St Augustine's Abbey and a Norman castle, and possibly the oldest school in England, the King's School. Modern additions include the university, the Marlowe theatre, and the St Lawrence Ground, home to Kent county club. The city is located at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district.
The majority of the off-street car parks are pay and display; ticket machines are located in each car park. On-street parking bays around the city are pay and display and tickets can be purchased from nearby machines. A range of coins are accepted but the machines do not give change.
Canterbury Cathedral is located in The Precincts and is notable for it's amazing stained glass, Eleventh Century Crypt, Twelfth Century Quire and Fourteenth Century Nave.The cathedral is the Motherchurch of the Anglican Communion and the seat of the Archbishop.
Canterbury Norman Castle was begun by William the Conqueror in 1070 and is one of the most ancient in Britain. Today the roofless shell is surrounded by peaceful gardens.
Canterbury Tales provides an accurate recreation of Medieval life, an excellent introduction to the city and it's famous literary connection. Set inside the historic St. Margaret's Church, the audio guides, characters and displays take you back 500 years to the time of Chaucer.
Dane John Gardens is Canterbury's most popular park dates back to 1551 and is made up of formal gardens, monuments and memorials as well as a bandstand for summertime concerts, maze, tea rooms, views of the city and a children's play area.