Top 10: Visiting Canterbury

Canterbury, nestled in the heart of Kent, is a city brimming with history, culture, and charm. From the iconic cathedral to the quaint streets lined with medieval architecture, there's no shortage of things to see and do in this vibrant city. If you're planning a visit to Canterbury and want to make the most of your time, look no further. Here's a collection of activities to experience in Canterbury, ensuring you'll have an unforgettable time exploring this historic gem.

   1. Canterbury Quiz Trail & City Souvenirwell, we would put this at the top of our list!

   2. Canterbury Cathedral: Enjoy a visit to Canterbury Cathedral, an architectural masterpiece and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at its stunning stained glass windows, intricate carvings, and serene cloisters. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail takes you to see this world famous place! There is no time limit to a Quiz trail so you could visit the cathedral before or after doing our trail (an entrance fee applies for the cathedral).

   3. Westgate Towers: Climb to the top of Westgate Towers, the city's medieval gateway, for panoramic views of Canterbury and its surrounding countryside. Explore the towers' fascinating history and learn about their role in defending the city through the ages. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail takes you to see this historic sight!

   4. St. Augustine's Abbey: Discover the ruins of St. Augustine's Abbey, once a powerful Benedictine monastery and a key religious site in medieval England. Explore the grounds, admire the remaining architecture, and soak in the tranquil atmosphere of this historic site. Not on the route of Canterbury Quiz Trail but we take you very close so you can always head off for a look.

   5. River Stour: Take a leisurely stroll along the banks of the River Stour, which winds its way through the heart of Canterbury. Enjoy picturesque views of the cityscape, watch punts gliding along the water, and perhaps even embark on a scenic boat tour. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail takes you to the banks of this beautiful river!

(James George Beaney)

   6. Beaney House of Art & Knowledge: Delve into Canterbury's cultural scene at the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, a vibrant museum and art gallery housed in a stunning Victorian building. Explore diverse exhibitions, browse local artwork, and engage in hands-on activities for all ages. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail is packed with Canterbury history, and you'll discover some interesting background to Mr Beaney!

   7. Canterbury Roman Museum: Uncover Canterbury's Roman past at the Canterbury Roman Museum, home to a fascinating collection of artifacts dating back to the city's Roman occupation. From mosaic floors to ancient pottery, experience the daily life of Roman settlers in Britain. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail takes you past the door of this amazing museum - there's no time limit so you can pop in!

   8. Canterbury Punting: Experience the city from a unique perspective with a punting tour along the River Stour. Relax as your guide navigates the waters, regaling you with tales of Canterbury's history and pointing out notable landmarks along the way. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail takes you to where you can join the river Stour tour (a fee applies for participating).

   9. Marlowe Theatre: Catch a show at the Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury's premier performing arts venue. From West End productions to local performances, there's always something exciting happening on stage at this vibrant cultural hub. Our Canterbury Quiz Trail takes you to see this fabulous theatre! Who was Kit Marlowe? Find our more in our history-packed Quiz Trail.

   10. Canterbury Food & Drink: Treat your taste buds to the culinary delights of Canterbury with a visit to its many cafes, restaurants, and traditional pubs. Sample locally sourced produce, indulge in traditional Kentish dishes, and raise a glass to a memorable visit to this charming 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!

Whether you're a history buff, a culture vulture, or simply seeking a relaxing getaway, Canterbury has something for everyone - our Canterbury Quiz Trail takes you to see lots of the wonderful history!

If you're an overseas student visiting or staying in Canterbury, Kent, the Canterbury Quiz Trail & City Souvenir gives you the opportunity to explore this historic city and is an adventure waiting to unfold. What better way to uncover its secrets than with Quiz Trails? We have numerous overseas students diving into the heart of Kent's beauty and history using Quiz Trails, so if you are arranging an overseas visit with overseas students, please do make contact with us!

It's a great time to pack your bags, head to Canterbury, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure in the heart of Kent ... having fun with the Canterbury Quiz Trail & City Souvenir!

"Despite spending 4 years at university in Canterbury I saw parts I'd never seen, as always with these trails!" - Jack


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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!