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Highlights in Canterbury
- The garden of England
- History behind the walls
- Fabulous weekend getaway
- Organic flavours for your tastebuds
- Your own pilgrimage contribution
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Treat yourself and your dearest ones in this unique World Heritage Site. Choose a central location close to the tempting gastro pubs and cafes along the narrow cobbled streets or opt for a holiday home closer to the sea. Let the sound of the waves be your alarm clock every morning. After a long and busy day of sightseeing and shopping, your home will be the best retreat to return to. Enjoy your weekend or holiday away in historic Canterbury.Elegant and chic holiday homes
Charming holiday homes with an open plan lounge where you will see the first rays of sun in the morning or spacious and comfortable sitting areas to enjoy some family time. Fantastic modern and contemporary rentals with luxury and classic lines, ideal for couples and families. Lovely fitted and equipped kitchens to prove your cooking skills and delight your guests and friends. The outdoor areas are the perfect spot for a BBQ. Enjoy a good book in the well furnished patios and gardens and relax. If you come by car, it will be safe in the garage!
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The area and getting around
A holiday break would not be the same without visiting historic Canterbury, in Kent. Surrounded by the city walls from Roman times, this small town has the presence of several universities and it is home to the Kent County Cricket Club. Canterbury is better enjoyed on foot to stroll around the streets graced with unique boutiques and quintessential English pubs and cafes. For longer walks and a stunning scenery, head into the countryside, although amazing hidden flower gardens are closer, located along the river.The city in the garden of England
The beautiful coastline and the glorious countryside can be explored together with an interesting cultural heritage. Surrounded by nature, hop gardens and generous fruit-growing, it is the perfect destination for an unforgettable visit. However, do not just visit Canterbury but Herne Bay and Whitstable too. For a little getaway by the seaside, explore the rich maritime history of Whitstable and indulge yourself into fresh seafood. Need a longer break? Soak up the sun on the award-winning beaches of Herne Bay.
Travellers and activities
A lovely and romantic getaway, a short break from the daily routine or a simple weekend away. Need any of these? Come to Canterbury where nature, culture and heritage are blend to offer the visitors the best options for their time off. In addition, some outdoor activities will be a nice way to have a fun family day out whether it is a pleasant walk, a dip in the ocean or a bicycle trail. Finally, after all the activities, a bit of shopping and gastronomy will be the perfect ingredients to complete a perfect weekend getaway by the sea.Canterbury for history lovers
Needless to say that Canterbury is a globally famous cathedral city. Take a guided or an audio tour of this famed monument and take your time to stroll around the gardens and the historical sites of this pilgrimage town. The castle, the walls or the hospital hold stories about the past. Once you have finished the tour around the city, head to the Heritage Museum, where history comes clear.
As you might know, Canterbury can claim to have added a word to the English language and it is the verb “to canter”.
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Discover the city’s literary connection. A story that takes you back in time, to join Geoffrey Chaucer and his characters on a pilgrimage from London to Canterbury Cathedral, the shrine of St Thomas Becket. Experience the sound and see for yourself how the story of The Canterbury Tales comes to life in St. Margaret’s street. Enjoy the show of a bygone era.2. A night at the Marlowe Theatre
Treat yourself to a special night at one of the most popular theatres in South West England. An astonishing venue offering the best of the performance arts. From more classical shows such as opera and ballet to more contemporary music gigs, stand-up comedies and West End musicals. Stunning views of Canterbury can be seen from the museum’s bars. Once in a lifetime experience where to enjoy a performance in a unique historic setting.3. Pop in at the curious tilted bookshop
St John Boys House is a crooked house that makes a perfect spot for a photo opp material. Need new posts on your social media account to impress your followers? This unusual book shop is safely supported inside despite the angles and inclination of the outside. Besides, any book sold here is a little help for people living in the streets of Kent and Canterbury. Do your bit today and make a big difference tomorrow.4. Eat at the Skinny Kitchen
Fans of super healthy food and food bloggers will visit it for sure. Whether you are a vegetarian or you are just hungry and need to grab a nibble, this eatery is not boring at all. Crammed with superfoods and really tasty dishes that will make you love their menu. Take a seat and enjoy your meal!5. Taste The Goods Shed
This farm market is located in an impressive old building where you can find super fresh ingredients and hand-reared food. Buy some local produce and prepare delicious meals with the best flavours of the county. Nevertheless, if you are not in the mood for cooking, let the chef at Wild Goose do it for you and have an organic feast for your palate at the mini cocktail bar of the market.
FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Canterbury
What is the average price for holiday rentals in Canterbury?
Based on its annual average price of €165.90, Canterbury is not a destination that stands out as being the most expensive or the cheapest in the United Kingdom.
Which month allows you to save the most on holiday rentals?
If it is your aim to save the maximum amount during your visit to Canterbury, go there in March (€145.48 per night on average), January (€149.19), or February (€151.21) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
When are holiday homes more expensive in Canterbury?
In 2020, the month that had the highest annual average in Canterbury was November, with an average price of €186.3 per night. This was followed by December, with an average of €185.53, and October, with €184.79.
Is it necessary to plan a trip to Canterbury well in advance?
It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Canterbury, as only 29% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.
What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?
The most available months, on average, are January (with an availability of 51%) March (39.5%), and November (36.25%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
When are there fewer rental options available in Canterbury?
The months with the lowest properties available in Canterbury are, in order, August, September and July, with respective average availability figures of 12.4%, 15%, and 22.25%, based on data collected in 2020.
How many rentals are available in Canterbury?
Holidu has paired up with 18 different partners to give you an inventory to choose between 410 properties we have in Canterbury.