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First rate unique historic place

This is a'must' see when in Kent! A fantastic piece of history brought to life by the excellent... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
dee2018265
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Smallest Town in Britain

It’s whats makes it the Britain’s smallest town. Great pub next to it, idyllic location. It is only... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Josh S
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King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DA, England
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is a'must' see when in Kent! A fantastic piece of history brought to life by the excellent guide we talked to! The setting too is fantastic with two great restaurants near by. The perfect place for a family outing.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

It’s whats makes it the Britain’s smallest town. Great pub next to it, idyllic location. It is only open on seldom occasions but good if you time it right

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The old town hall built circa 1544 is a beautiful little grade 2 listed building. It is the smallest and oldest town hall still in use to this present day . It is only open 1:30 pm to 4:00pm Sunday and bank hols, additionally every...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Very interesting with a lovely lady guide who was very knowledgeable. Lots of free leaflets. Very enjoyable visit and worth the £2 entrance.

Thank p f
Reviewed 21 May 2018

The town of Fordwich claims to be the smallest in England which I can well believe it is tiny. It is is a nice spot on the River Stour just a few miles from Canterbury, apparently it iused to be the cathedral cities port where...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Worth visiting . Rather macabre when you find out how justice was administrated not that long ago. Plenty of interesting information

Thank RonaldMCNZ
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Has limited opening so best to check if you want to see what life was like back in the day. The custodian had some interesting anecdotes. While in the area there are some good walks, a boat trip on the river. The Fordwich Arms is...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

It is the smallest town hall in England it is well worth a visit just to see it in a lovely position

Thank geraldlee2016
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Well worth a visit to experience the history of this beautiful village and surrounding area, including the jail.

Thank sarahys
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Couldn't go inside but lovely old building, would be nice to have more info outside the building. Lovely to see though.

Thank Fiona B
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