A hidden gem. It's rather small but it feels authentic and the people working there gave us a bit of history which made the experience even more worthwhile.
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This is a very small facility, but it is worth the visit. It felt in some ways more meaningful and personal than the cathedral.
...to this small but interesting piece of Canterbury history.....factual and realistic leaving a lot to ones imagination. Walk round the three or four rooms and enjoy the peace and tranquillity.
Wonderful little building which you could easily walk past. If you love history this is a must-see. The man at the desk was a delightful fount of knowledge & answered all our questions. The wall paintings were brilliant. We spent around 45 minutes here and...More
The Eastbridge Hospital, although only small, is well worth visiting. This place provided respite to the pilgrims of Canterbury (only 12 beds were available at one time, in line with their being 12 Apostles) as well as a chapel. The 2 gentlemen at the entrance...More
This tiny little museum is part of a living community of "indwellers" - retired people with rights to live in the old pilgrims hospital. It was an important part of the Canterbury pilgrim experience and is worth seeing to get another perspective on pilgrimage to...More
Located on East bridge of the river. Founded in 12thC by EDWARD FITZGERALD - a well-to-do person who wanted to provide a place for pilgrims who came down to venerate the relics of the recently- martyred St. Thomas of Canterbury, hence the title of my...More
Well worth going in as it took you back in time and had a lot of factual information about the pilgrims and times gone past. Really very interesting place and worth the £2 entry.
An interesting place, where the pilgrims stayed overnight when visiting Canterbury, as part of their pilgrimage. Unusual rooms, quirky area's to see and all steeped in history.