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The Canterbury Tales - CLOSED

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The Canterbury Tales - CLOSED

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Leeds Castle, Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Day Trip from London with Guided Cathedral Tour
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Leeds Castle, Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Day Trip from London with Guided Cathedral Tour

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Leave behind the bustle of London and see three of southeast England’s essential landmarks on this full-day tour. Don’t worry about booking your own transportation: A comfortable, climate-controlled coach ferries you straight to Leeds Castle, Canterbury (and the UNESCO-listed Canterbury Cathedral), and the White Cliffs of Dover. Led by a Blue Badge-certified guide, learn about the wealth of history each sight offers.
US$138.83 per adult
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Beatrice wrote a review Jul 2020
France84 contributions
Based on the information found on their website, this attraction is now definitely closed (July 2020). Note: the "excellent" rating I have selected does not reflect my view on the closure of this museum.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Ememn wrote a review May 2020
Kent, United Kingdom58 contributions28 helpful votes
The stories and sets are immersive down to the colour, lighting and the smells of history... it’s a lovely experience to appreciate, if you give it a chance! Chaucer’s work on the Canterbury Tales is world famous and studied to this very day in literature, and this attraction in Canterbury has brought that ancient literature that influenced hundreds throughout our history to life for 35 years. The staff are always very helpful and there is a great range of languages for audio guides, including automatic English audio guides as you go around. The actors are enthusiastic and great for the kids. The gift shop is full of cute and interesting little history Knick knacks that both I and the kids loved. I recommend it and wouldn’t want Canterbury to be without it.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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TravelinSuz wrote a review Apr 2020
Chandler, Arizona882 contributions350 helpful votes
Helps bring the book to life. There’s dioramas and all sorts of exhibits to explore. I enjoyed this but it’s not for everyone.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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SylviePlested wrote a review Mar 2020
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I took visitors from Helsinki along and they said it was an excellent exhibition and that they thoroughly enjoyed how the story was presented. They would highly recommend it to young and old. Staff also was very helpful and gave all the information needed to make it a good day out.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Stephenbkk20156 wrote a review Mar 2020
Okayama Prefecture, Japan712 contributions297 helpful votes
We really enjoyed this. Knew some of the tales before we went in but not all of them. Found they were very well told. Fun, available in a family version, too. Rather crowded entranceway. In fact the first time we went they turned us away as that day's tours were full. Paid. Offered headphones in a choice of different languages, including expurgated English for kids. Costime guide led us into the first couple of scenes. After that the whole thing was automatic, inviting us to the next scene by opening doors, pacing us through the wjole experience. Voice in our headphones told the story. Scenery to walk into, then Animatronic-like figures illustrating the action. Very entertaining stories. Neatly packaged. "Authentic" smell. Everyone had a good time. Ended with a gory re-telling of Tomas-a-Becket's murder. We were supposed to be able to get into a garden display with the same ticket, but it was closed.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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