Day trip

London: Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle, and White Cliffs

4.2 / 5

80 reviews

Activity provider: Anderson Tours

London: Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle, and White Cliffs

Activity provider: Anderson Tours
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 132.64 per person

Enjoy a day tour by mini-coach to the county of Kent, known traditionally as the Garden of England. Stop to visit historic Canterbury Cathedral, see the famous White Cliffs of Dover and take a tour of Dover Castle, the largest castle in the country.

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Duration 10.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit historic Canterbury Cathedral
  • See the famous White Cliffs of Dover
  • Learn about the history of Dover Castle, the largest castle in England
Full description
On this full-day excursion from London, your first stop will be the historic cathedral city of Canterbury. There’s plenty to see in Canterbury, including the Cathedral, St. Martin’s Church and St. Augustine’s Abbey. Pilgrims have made their way to Canterbury Cathedral since the Middle Ages, and it remains popular today with visitors from around the world. You’ll travel on to the coast to see the White Cliffs of Dover, one of the country’s most spectacular natural features. An icon of Britain, the White Cliffs have been a sign of hope and freedom for centuries. Take a walk along the clifftops and look out over the busy English Channel. On a clear day you’ll be able to see across to France. Just a short drive up the road from the White Cliffs of Dover is Dover Castle, one of the largest castles in the country, strategically placed at the shortest crossing point to continental Europe. The castle has played a prominent role in Britain’s history, and dates back to the Iron Age. A Roman lighthouse and Anglo-Saxon church still stand within the grounds. Admission to the castle is included in the tour and you’ll also have some free time to explore the grounds.
Includes
  • Visit to the White Cliffs of Dover
  • Admission to Dover Castle
  • Visit to Canterbury and admission to Canterbury Cathedral
  • Round-trip transportation by luxury coach
  • Services of a tour manager
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Wait at bus stop R on Tooley Street opposite the Underground station by the London Bridge Experience

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Not allowed

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 80 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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We manage to get to all three destinations based on the itinerary-Dover Castle, White Cliff and Canterbury. However I feel there’s too much time spent on Canterbury and less time for Dover Castle as there are loads to explore in the castle. But overall, the whole tour was fantastic! Brendon was superb guide as well

May 4, 2022

Very knowledgeable and amazing driver who was very patient with me when I got lost at the white cliffs of Dover. Even though it delayed our group, he allowed extra time at the Cathedral which allowed me to attend their daily service. I would definitely go with the driver again as he made it an unforgettable day!

December 9, 2021

After reaching the meeting point, I found the pickup to be smooth and there were adequate seats to sit socially distanced from each other so that was a relief. We stopped at Canterbury around 10.30 and started with a walk to the city center. The cathedral was lovely and there was enough time to have a lunch. Around 2 we reached the Dover castle, we had plenty of time there as well. We reached the white cliff around 4.30 and by 5 we started our journey back. I was entertained by a bonus song sang by Clive, our driver. Overall a good trip. I wouldn't do it any differently.

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June 7, 2021

Product ID: 65397