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The Canterbury Tales

St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
+44 1227 479227
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USD 13.11*
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The Canterbury Tales: Standard Day Entry
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USD 738.85*
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  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
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“live actors” (25 reviews)
“audio guide” (69 reviews)
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St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
+44 1227 479227
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Using various presentation styles, several of Chaucer;s tales are told. It was easy to see and easy to hear all that was going on. It is wheelchair accessible. Go early in the day before it gets too crowded or the wait line to get in...More

1  Thank Allyson E
Reviewed 3 days ago

My senior in high school was reading The Canterbury Tales in class so we went on this fun tour. It told a few of the brief stories from the book along with a scene of the characters. It reminded me a little bit of Pirates...More

1  Thank Tara E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had some time to pass while waiting for my car to be repaired in Canterbury so thought we would visit this attraction. When you go they give you a time as they only allow small groups in at a time (we only had to wait...More

2  Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I ventured into this venue as I had noting better to do but I was very pleased that I did. A very interesting and amusing tour though Canterbury history with a number of narrators.

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Canterbury Tales found it very entertaining and it was a bit of fun. It was also different to the other sights within Canterbury.

1  Thank Harris K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Timed entry. If you know the tales then don't bother since you will just be told five of them again (via an audioguide) with a little bit of visual input and a couple of live actors. Expensive. Underwhelming.

Thank Tess055
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went here wasn't as good as we thought it was going to be and the tour didn't take very long I wouldn't go again tbh

Thank jakeshep90
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chaucer's tales told both by real life characters and manikins.Entertaining and atmospheric.Easy to understand and not too long for visit.Good value for money.Main foreign languages catered for.

1  Thank prodbourn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you expect a cheesy attraction than this sight will not disappoint. You have to wait for timed entry and the tour is a mixture of an audioguide and love actors. You move as a group which may mean your enjoyment of the attraction is...More

1  Thank KokoBear4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit. The staff were friendly all dressing costume. I found the stories interesting and brought to life in the many scenes. Our guide was enthusiastic and friendly

1  Thank Joyce J
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Is it wheelchair friendly ??
14 March 2017|
Response from Lyndsay R | Property representative |
Thank you very much for getting in touch! We are absolutely wheelchair friendly thanks to our hidden lift which enables us to conduct assisted access tours. Please do just let us know at the point of booking that you require... More
Is it wheelchair friendly ? For power chairs
14 March 2017|
Response from Lyndsay R | Property representative |
We absolutely are! Please do be aware, though, that some power chairs will be too big for our little lift. We will measure the chair before you go on your tour, and if it is too big we do have an alternative wheelchair that... More
An J
Is de audioguide beschikbaar in het Nederlands?
31 October 2016|
Response from Kieran D |
Yes it is and you can have the audio guide for the whole tour or you can have an actor speaking English for part of it, it's up to you!