Discover Canterbury: Private Day Trip from London Private Tour

Explore Canterbury & Kent, the Garden of England , on a private day trip from London in an iconic London Taxi, including Canterbury Cathedral.

Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


9 hrs


Architecture, Black Cab Heritage Tours, Day Trip, History

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Driving tour - Private vehicle throughout the tour

What's included:

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group , Private Transportation throughout the day in a TXE, TX4 or Mercedes Vito London Taxi, Hotel pick up and drop off from your centrally located hotel in London, Entrance tickets to Canterbury Cathedral

What's not included:

Food and drink, Gratuities, Airport pickup & drop off, Additional tickets
Meeting points: Hotel pick-up is available upon request from Central London within a 5km radius from Embankment Place. If we do not receive your hotel information or if the hotel is outside of the pick-up radius, your guide will meet you at the Taxi Rank in Embankment Place, outside Embankment Tube Station (at the Villiers Street entrance and not the Embankment entrance).

What makes this tour special

Escape the hustle of London and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the Kent countryside on this full-day trip in an iconic London Taxi. Enjoy a fascinating walk around the historic city of Canterbury, marvel at the grandeur of Canterbury Cathedral with tickets included.

On your private full-day tour, you will: 

Journey from the bustling heart of London to the picturesque Kent countryside. Kick off this day trip with a comfortable ride in an iconic London Cab, whisking you from central London through scenic landscapes toward the historic and charming city of Canterbury.

Upon arrival, your expert guide will lead you on a walk around Canterbury, sharing insights into its history and stunning architecture. Stroll through quaint streets lined with medieval buildings, soaking in the atmosphere that makes this city so special.

Marvel at the breathtaking Canterbury Cathedral’s architecture from the outside as your guide shares its history. Afterwards you’ll have the opportunity to explore the cathedral's interiors at your own pace, as guided tours are not permitted inside. Take your time to appreciate the intricate details of one of England's most important religious landmarks.

After your cathedral visit, enjoy a well-deserved lunch in a quintessentially English setting - a charming tearoom or a traditional pub (at your own expense). Relish the flavours of authentic English cuisine in the cozy ambiance.

Post-lunch, your guided walk resumes, revealing more of Canterbury's hidden gems and intriguing stories. Delve into the legends and history that make this city a must-visit for history enthusiasts.

The journey continues to St. Augustine's Abbey and St. Martin's Heritage Centre, where you'll learn about their pivotal roles in England's religious history.

As your day winds down, relax on the ride back to central London, reflecting on the history and breathtaking beauty you've experienced. 

This tour blends historical exploration, cultural immersion, and leisurely enjoyment, offering the perfect escape from the city's hustle and bustle. Join us on this enchanting journey to Canterbury and the Kent countryside and create unforgettable memories of England's timeless charm.

Please note: Canterbury Cathedral is an active worship place and hence subject to changes at short notice due to funerals, weddings, services or exceptional circumstances as organ tunings. Also, guides are not allowed to guide inside the Cathedral but they will escort you during the visit.

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