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Canterbury Historic River Tours

Boat Trip

Kings Bridge
St Peter's Street
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 2AT

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Canterbury Historic River Tours

Previous awards

2017: Winner of the Luxury Travel Guide European Awards ‘Unique Tour of the Year’

2016: Finalist in the National Visit England Awards for Excellence in the category of ‘Tourism Experience of the Year’

2015 Beautiful South Awards: Bronze in the category of ‘Tourism Experience of the Year’

2015 Group Travel Awards Finalist

2015: Awarded Visit England’s National Accolade for “Best Told Story”

Tripadvisor - As of December 2016 rated 1st of 14 Tours in Canterbury

 

This multi award winning guided Historic River Tour provides a truly entertaining experience which is perfect for visitors of all ages and nationalities.

Guided Historic River Tours have been a favourite pastime for over 80 years and this Canterbury attraction allows you to escape the busy city centre and discover Canterbury from the unique perspective of the River Stour.

This Company are nationally and internationally renowned for their historic and humorous interpretation of the city’s fascinating history. As well as receiving Visit England’s top national accolade of ‘Best Told Story’, the company received a Bronze in the 2015 Beautiful South Awards in the category of Tourism Experience of the Year, and was a finalist in the national Visit England awards for Excellence 2016! Best of all, in 2016 the company were winners in Luxury Travel Guide’s European Awards 2017, and were named European ‘Unique Tour of the Year’.

The guides will provide an enjoyable historical commentary whilst you discover some of Canterbury's finest and most important architecture set against outstanding views of natural scenery.

For more information visit their website at www.canterburyrivertours.co.uk

TOUR INCLUDES:
Kings Bridge - Eastbridge Hospital - Franciscan Island - Greyfriars Chapel -
Old Weavers House - Kings Mill - Alchemist Tower - Cromwellian Forge - Friars Bridge -
Blackfriars - Dominican Priories - The Abbots Mill - The Marlowe Theatre - The Ducking Stool

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Bronze Beautiful South Awards Winners 2015/16 – Bronze 2015
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2016
  • Visit England Awards -Visit England Awards for Excellence 2016 Visit England Awards for Excellence 2016 2016
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Luxury Travel Guide European Awards 2017 Luxury Travel Guide European Awards 2017 2016

Gradings

  • Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VB Attraction
Quality Assured Visitor Attraction VB Attraction

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* 10am - 5pm

Tours leave every 15-20 minutes.

Please note that these times are meant only as a rough guide. Weather and river conditions pending.

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£9.50
Family£26.00
Senior£8.50 per ticket
Student£8.50 per ticket
Under 18s£6.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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