The Guest House is a modernised three storey Victorian house situated within easy walking distance to the histroric City and landmarks such as Canterbury Catherdal.
The map on the right shows the general area surounding Canterbury and highlights the major cities and areas that may be explored during your visit.
The Canterbury area has something for everybody. Take a short walk to Canterbury Cathedral or for a hikers walk follow the trails through magnificent wooded areas such as the Kent Downs . For wonderful views of coastlines visit the White Cliffs of Dover, Herne Bay or Whitstable. For general information for the Canterbury area click hear: http://www.canterbury.co.uk/
A Christmas Market will be located in the centre of Canterbury in Whitefriars Square and Clocktower Square. The town centre is transformed into a traditional Christmas Market creating a unique seasonal atmosphere. The market is open untill 23.12.2008.
Canterbury Cathedral Carol Services will take place this year on Tuesday, 23rd December at 19.30 hrs and Christmas Eve, Wednesday, 24th December at 15.00 hrs
For additional information click here: www.creativecanterbury.com
Art Lovers will enjoy the art resources available at Canterbury Art Council. Click here for information: http://www.canterburyartscouncil.org.uk/
If you get to the Port of Dover, take a walk around the cruise and ferry ports. Dover is the UK's second largest Cruise Port or you may want to hop across to Calais, France for some fast shopping
Each of these areas offers Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Cinema, Theatre, Museums, Nature area, Performing Theatre and Country Walks.
Local Restaurants cater for most tastes and moods. British, Indian, Mexican, Italian, Chinese and many other including seafood restaurants which specialise in fish and seafood landed at the nearby towns of Whistable and Herne Bay.
Bicycle rental provides easily accessible routes to an extensive network of riding trails, landscapes and coastline to explore. Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Shopping, Sightseeing, Swimming pool, Tennis courts are all in easy reach.
There is a wild animal park near Canterbury, which includes a range of endangered species such as gorillas, wolves and tigers. At Wildwood, near Herne Bay you can see wolves and embark on an adventure in an ancient woodland setting.
There are plenty of heritage treasures to choose from including Canterbury-Cathedral and the stunning medieval stained glass. Other sites which may be of interest are Leeds Castle, at Maidstone, Hever Castle and Gardens near Edenbridge and Rochester Castle / Cathedral, in Rochester. There is also Dover Castle and the Secret Wartime Tunnels.
The North Downs Way takes you across the top of the Downs through woods and orchards. Another walking interest is Blean Woods which are the largest in Kent covering over 3,000 hectares - over 11 square miles. The woodland is very old and almost half of it is so special for wildlife that it has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Blean Woods is a RSPB nature reserve, with access to the paths at all times. Blean Woods is located northwest of Canterbury off the A2 to Dover or A290 to Whitstable. The car park is open from 8 am to 9 pm. For complete details of Blean Woods go to Blean