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Canterbury Tourist Guides, formerly Canterbury Guild of Guides, are the official Green Badge city guides who have conducted tours in this world-famous city since 1948. If you wish to learn more about Canterbury's fascinating historical and cultural heritage, join a guided City Walk personally led by one of these enthusiastic, knowledgeable and entertaining guides who can respond to your questions and special interests.
The 90 minute City Walk covers the major sights and is the only tour in Canterbury which includes entry to the Cathedral Precincts at no extra cost. The ticket prices of £7.50 for adults, £7 for concessions, £5.50 for children under 12 and £25 for families (2 adults, 3 children).
The award-winning regular City Walks depart from The Buttermarket daily at 11am, and twice-daily at 11am and 2pm between 1st April and 31st October. Tickets are available from the Visitor Centre at the Beaney in the High Street and the Roman Museum in Butchery Lane or online from the website. No advance booking is required: just turn up and go. Pre-booked group tours in nine European languages are available throughout the year to suit your specifications.
Canterbury Audio Tours is a self-guided MP3 walking tour based from the Welcome Centre at Canterbury Coach Park. Daily hire of MP3 equipment is £9.00 for adults, £7 concessions, £6 children 5-15 and £25 for families.
Canterbury Ghost Tour is an alternative, 90 minute walking tour of the city combining history, humour and haunting. Evening tours commence at 8pm Fri/Sat outside Alberry's Wine Bar in St Margaret's Street, priced at £10 for adults, £9.50 concessions and £8.50 for children.
MyStreets offers a chance to see a different side to the city; 90 minute tours are run by ex-homeless people giving their own perspective and insight on less well-known aspects of Canterbury. Pre-booked group tours only. £5 per person.
Kent Greeters are passionate local volunteers that offer free guided walks of 2-4 hours duration for up to 6 people that can be tailored to your interests. A choice of languages is available. Must be pre-booked online at least 5 days in advance.