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Canterbury Guided Tours

Everything you need to plan your school trip to Canterbury. Including guided tours.

Canterbury, Kent

Ongoing

What we love

An opportunity for students to experience some of Canterbury's most significant places and be transported through engaging storytelling.
Tours are tailored and can be themed to your students' special interests and learning requirements.
Their guides are all aware of how to keep the attention of young people, speaking loudly and clearly and using humour and gesture as much as possible.
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“There wasn’t one student or accompanying teacher who didn’t like the tour, so we would be very happy to come back next year. “

Charlotte, Sint-Victor Turnhout School, Belgium

School trip offer

Tickets from £9.50 per student
from £10 per adult
Rate available for school groups of 10+. Minimum charge for school groups is £100. All tickets subject to availability.

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

Find out more or start planning your school trip to Canterbury Guided Tours

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About Canterbury Guided Tours

Canterbury Guided Tours offers official, entertaining 90-minute walking tours for visiting groups to this historical part of Kent led by expert local Green Badge Guides. Explore the heart of Canterbury, surrounded by Roman walls, and discover the sights and sounds of this ancient city, full of history and medieval charm. All tours also route through the Cathedral Precincts allowing groups to marvel at its grand exterior.

Every tour is tailored to the group’s requirements and will be created specifically for the age group and study programme, if required. This can be in the form of their Themed Tour option which can include tour topics such as: Romans, Tudors, War Time Canterbury, Literary Connections, among many others! Your tour can be arranged at a day and time to suit your group’s schedule and itinerary. Their Guides are all aware of how to keep the attention of young people, speaking loudly and clearly and using humour and gesture as much as possible.

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School trip & venue info

We're here to provide you with everything you need to plan your school trip to Canterbury Guided Tours

Curriculum links

Subjects: Cross-Curricular, English, Geography, History, Modern Foreign Languages, Religious Studies

Topics: Anglo-Saxons, Anselm, Architecture, Becket, Business in the real world, Charles Dickens, Chaucer, Christianity, French, Henry VIII, Literature, Local History, Medieval, Middle Ages, Monks, Normans, Romans, Royal History, Spanish, Storytelling, Tudors, Vikings, War Horse, World War I, World War II

Ages & suitability

Suitable for: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

Age Groups: 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Min. Age: Suitable for ages 7+

Things to know

Teachers: from £10 per adult

Min. Group Size: 10 students

Adult/Student Ratio: At least 1 adult is recommended for every 10 students

SEND: Suitable for children with SEND (please speak to us for more information)

Toilet Facilities: Toilet facilities are available on-site

Risk Assessment: A risk assessment is available

Accessibility

Find out everything you need to know about the Accessibility of this school trip in the link below.

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

Address

Canterbury Tourist Guides Ltd
Christ Church Gate
The Precincts
Canterbury
CT1 2EE

Coach parking & drop-off

Coach drop-off area nearby

Times

Mon-Sun:
11am

Fri-Sun:
11am & 2pm

Duration

90 minutes

Dates

Ongoing

Workshops & add-ons

At Venue

Learn more about Canterbury's economic wellbeing in this themed tour with Canterbury Guided Tours.

KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

At Venue

Learn about the refugees who shaped Canterbury in this themed tour with Canterbury Guided Tours.

KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

At Venue

Explore St Mildred's gardens and saints in this themed tour with Canterbury Guided Tours.

KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

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