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A Day in Canterbury, Kent: Exploring with the Canterbury Quiz Trail and City Souvenir

Canterbury, Kent, a city steeped in history and culture, offers a plethora of experiences to fill your day with wonder and excitement. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a foodie, or simply seeking a picturesque escape, Canterbury has something for everyone. To help you make the most of your day in this charming city, here's a comprehensive itinerary you can wrap around the fun of doing the Canterbury Quiz Trail & City Souvenir, ensuring you'll have an unforgettable adventure from dawn till dusk.


   1. Canterbury Cathedral: You could start your day with a visit to Canterbury Cathedral, a timeless masterpiece of Gothic architecture and a symbol of the city's rich heritage. Marvel at its soaring spires, intricate carvings, and breathtaking stained-glass windows as you immerse yourself in centuries of history and spirituality.

   2. Quiz Trail Time: Embark on the Quiz Trail around Canterbury! If you don’t know your way around it’s a superb way to get your bearings and to find areas that are tucked away. You’ll get to see some wonderful highlights of Canterbury. Then during the rest of the day, you won’t lose your way around – plus you won’t miss anything as we point you to look up, down and all around showing you historic markers!

   3. Brunch at a Local Café: After working up an appetite, enjoy a leisurely break at one of Canterbury's charming cafes. Indulge in freshly baked pastries, hearty English fayre, or tea and coffee as you soak in the morning ambiance of this historic city. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail is packed with local history - so you'll have lots to read about and if you're with friends, to chat about over food and drink!


   4. Stroll Through the Historic City Centre: Take a leisurely stroll through Canterbury's historic city centre, where medieval streets lined with timber-framed buildings await. Explore quaint shops, bustling markets, and hidden alleyways as you soak in the timeless charm of this picturesque city.

   5. Westgate Towers: Make your way to Westgate Towers, the iconic medieval gateway to Canterbury. Climb to the top for panoramic views of the city and its surrounding countryside and learn about the towers' fascinating history as a defensive stronghold.

   6. A pub stop at a traditional pub? Rest up for a while at one of Canterbury's traditional pubs, where you can sample local specialties and ales in a cozy atmosphere. Many of these were old coach houses – used in the olden days for a pit-stop – you’ll be following in Canterbury’s historic footsteps!


   7. Canterbury Tales Experience: Step back in time with a visit to the Canterbury Tales Experience, where Chaucer's timeless stories come to life in a captivating interactive exhibition. Explore at your own pace as you journey alongside pilgrims on their pilgrimage to Canterbury.

   8. River Stour Boat Tour: Relax and unwind with a scenic boat tour along the tranquil River Stour (participation fee applies). Drift past picturesque landscapes, historic buildings, and lush greenery as you learn about Canterbury's fascinating history and natural beauty from your knowledgeable guide.

   9. Exploring The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge: Dive into Canterbury's vibrant cultural scene at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, a dynamic museum and art gallery housed in a stunning Victorian building. Explore diverse exhibitions, interactive displays, and hands-on activities for all ages.

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   10. Dinner and Drinks in Canterbury: Conclude your day with a delicious dinner at one of Canterbury's acclaimed restaurants, where you can indulge in gourmet cuisine inspired by local flavours. Toast to a day well-spent with a glass of wine or a pint of Kentish ale, savouring the culinary delights of this charming city.

As the day draws to a close, reflect on the memories made and the sights seen during your time in Canterbury, knowing that there's always more to discover on your next visit to this enchanting corner of Kent. If you enjoyed the Canterbury Quiz Trail & City Souvenir – we have lots more of Kent to explore with our Kent Quiz Trails!

"Just completed the Canterbury Quiz Trail, men v ladies few pub stops along the way - of course the ladies won!! Excellent quiz can't wait to do another!" - Diane


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Ewell Quiz Trail
**NEW** Ewell Quiz Trail


⭐ About this Quiz Trail:

More than just an activity, the Ewell Quiz Trail & Village Souvenir is full of local facts and stories. All presented in short snippets giving you lots of highlights. Complete the trail in your own time at your own pace.

Whilst you answer the fun clues on your walk around fascinating Ewell, you’ll also see lots of the wonderful history sights that are all around … PLUS you’ll also have a take-home souvenir packed with loads of local history tales to read at your leisure.

24 pages - takes 1 to 2 hours - all outside - low cost. Lots of local history as well - explore Ewell in a new way!

⭐ Information for wheelchair users and pushchair users:

All areas are accessible.

📦 P&P: 📦
- Order under £10 P&P is £1.50
Order £10 and over P&P is FREE!