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The Canterbury Tales

Canterbury, Kent, England

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Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)

Venue type: Indoor

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The Canterbury Tales is an award winning attraction based in the centre of Canterbury that brings to life 5 of Geoffrey Chaucer's best loved stories with tales of love, romance, jealousy and trickery, vividly recreated with all the fun and excitement of Chaucer's original tales.

It provides an excellent introduction to the historic Cathedral City and its famous literary connection as well as being a hugely entertaining and enjoyable experience for the whole family.

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and smells of a bygone era in this fantastic recreation of medieval life, as you are taken on an adventure with costumed guides at the beginning and end of your journey, plus an audio guide to aid you as you join Geoffrey Chaucer and his colourful band of pilgrims as they embark on a journey from The Tabard Inn in London to the shrine of St Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral. A special children's commentary and the opportunity to dress up in medieval costume is also available.

A visit to Canterbury isn't complete without experiencing Chaucer's famous tales of medieval misadventure at our great all weather attraction.


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


St Margarets Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2TG, England


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01227 454888

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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:30

Closed 25th & 26th December 2016, 1st January 2017


Adults: £9.75

Concessions: £8.50

Kids: £7.50

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Eating information

No catering on site, however, they are situated in the centre of Canterbury and there are plenty of local food outlets.


Standard and Disabled toilet facilities available plus baby changing facility.

Gift shop

Canterbury based souvenirs, medieval souvenirs, Mead, Hall of Names ancestry all available.

Baby food facilities

Baby changing facility available.


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