Things to do in Canterbury
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Canterbury in Kent is famous for the Canterbury Tales that we are all familiar with. Some of the important landmarks in Canterbury are the Canterbury Cathedral, St. Augestine’s Abbey, and St. Martin’s Church.
Canterbury Cathedral dates to 597. This historic gothic-style cathedral was a rich and powerful monastery of Benedictine monk in the 12th century.
St. Augestine’s Abbey was originally created to be a burial place for some old royals of Kent. It is often missed by visitors as it is located on the outer part of the Canterbury walls. You won’t want to miss this place though.
St. Martin’s Church is only a short walk from St. Augestine’s Abbey. You will want to see this church which was the first church in England.
To get to Canterbury you can take a bus, a train, or a car. If you are planning your trip to Canterbury, I would recommend checking out the following sites: http://rome2rio.com (this is to check your travel options and price. http://trainline.com will allow you to check train schedules and purchase tickets.
What sports and activities are popular here?
Canterbury is home to the Kent Cricket team which plays at St. Lawrence Ground. St. Lawrence Ground is a great old place to enjoy cricket. The storied history of St Lawrence Ground is something that you will want to experience.
Canterbury Golf club is in great condition. It is a classic English golf course that you will want to play whether you are an avid golfer or just like to golf some.
If you are visiting Canterbury and are looking for something to do at night. You may want to checkout Chill it is open until 2:00 am or 3:00 am depending on the day. It has a young crowd.
Club Chemistry would be another option. It stays open anywhere from 3:00 am to 4:30 am. It has 3 floors with different music on each floor.
Whether you come to Canterbury on your next holiday to experience the history of the area, to catch a great cricket match, or play a round of golf. You are going to enjoy your visit.