Group Packages

Why not enhance your visit to The Canterbury Tales by combining it with another attraction or workshop? We have some great ideas to make your group visit really special.

Joint Tickets

Gain even more from a day in the city by pairing your visit with another attraction!

Kentish Ales and Canterbury Tales (for adults only!)

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Discover the fascinating history and heritage of Shepherd Neame and see how hand crafted ales and speciality lagers are brewed on this award-winning guided tour. Next enjoy a tutored tasting of some of the country’s finest ales and a delicious two course lunch before following in the footsteps of Chaucer’s pilgrims as you journey to Canterbury where a costumed character guide will meet your group and escort them to The Canterbury Tales. Min group of 15.

Visit in 2016: Adult/Senior £27.50

Visit in 2017: Adult/Senior £27.50


Canterbury Roman Museum

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Descend to Roman street level at Kent’s only Roman Museum. Journey through a recreated town house and marketplace, viewing the beautiful two-thousand-year-old mosaic floors. Handle incredible treasures and see evidence of a rotten Roman murder, plus children can have fun dressing up!

Prices are based on a minimum group of 15 and include visits to both attractions and a lunch room for students.

Visit in 2016: Adult £13.50, Senior £12.50, Student £12.50, School Child £9.25, UK School £8.25/£8.75

Visit in 2017: Adult £13.50, Senior £12.50, Student £12.50, School Child £9.25, UK School £8.25/£8.75


Canterbury Historic River Boat Tours

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See Canterbury from a different perspective– by boat! Enjoy beautiful surroundings as you glide past incredible history, including a Franciscan island and chapel, the 12th Century King’s Bridge, medieval industrial buildings, Dominican priories, Canterbury Cathedral and the famous ducking stool! Min group of 20.

Visit in 2016: Adult £15.00, Student £14.00, Child £11.25.

Visit in 2017 (and book before 31.01.2017): TBC


Canterbury Walking Tours

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See the sites and learn about Canterbury’s incredible history with the official city guides. Holders of Blue and Green tourist badges, these guides are fully accredited and can whisk you away into Canterbury’s history like you have never seen it before, including a visit to the stunning Cathedral precincts. Min group of 15.

Visit in 2016: Adult £14.00, Senior £14.00, Student £14.00, Child (under 11) £11.25.

Visit in 2017: Adult £14.00, Senior £13.50, Student £13.50, Child (11-15) £12.25, Child (5-11) £11.25, UK School £11.75/£10.75


Westgate Towers
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Explore the Westgate Towers, England’s largest surviving Medieval Gateway and a key landmark in Canterbury, both historically and in the present day. You can enjoy the museum, the cells and the battlements viewing point, which boats a breath-taking view of Canterbury from the top.

Prices are based on a minimum of 15 and include your visit to The Canterbury Tales:

Visit in 2016: Adults £10.60, Senior £9.70, Students £9.20, Children £7.55, UK School £6.25/£7.25

Visit in 2017 (and book before 31.01.2017): TBC


Workshops for Children and Students

Our workshops have curricular links and educational benefits for various ages.Workshops for Students and Children Engagement in the activities also helps to improve English language and communication skills.

City Trail 

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Students compete to find five historic sites on Canterbury High Street! Groups have to work together to solve the clues, travel to the correct sites using the map and take pictures of each site for ‘evidence’. (All sites are within a 5 minute walk of the attraction via pedestrianised High Street.) Min group of 15.

This costs £2.50 per student in addition to their ticket into the attraction. It cannot be purchased separately and the same price applies for all 2017 bookings.


Medieval Survival Days

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We offer your students the chance to have a go at fire lighting and archery in a safe and controlled environment. With fully-qualified bush craft experts at the helm, this is a unique opportunity to engage with history in an entirely new way. Groups of 30.

Prices are based on a group of around 30, and include the Canterbury Tales Tour.

Visit in 2016: Children/Students £13.

Visit in 2017: Children £13.75, Student £15.00, UK School £13.25.

One adult with every ten children is admitted free, one supervisor must be present for every 15 children.


Pilgrims Tokens – Sculpting Workshop

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A medieval sculpting workshop creating pilgrims’ tokens, a symbol of the journey to Canterbury. Students ‘improve their mastery of Art and Design techniques through
creativity… including a sculpture with clay’ (KS2 National Curriculum). The whole experience lasts approximately 3 hours from arrival in Canterbury city centre, including 45 minutes for a lunch break.

Visit in 2016: Children/Students £9.

Visit in 2017: Children £9.80, Student £11.05, UK School £9.30.

These prices are based on a minimum group of 28 and include a costumed character meet and greet from your coach or school, the Canterbury Tales tour and your workshop. 1 teacher free with every 10 pupils, and £7 each thereafter.


Medieval Writing

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Explore the techniques of medieval manuscripts and gothic style writing using quill pens and ink. A fun and engaging exploration of history and writing, and the opportunity to practice ‘handwriting and presentation’ (KS2 National Curriculum).

Visit in 2016: Children/Students £9.

Visit in 2017: Children £10.05, Student £11.30, UK School £9.55.

These prices are based on a minimum group of 28 and include a costumed character meet and greet from your coach or school, the Canterbury Tales tour and your workshop. 1 teacher free with every 10 pupils, and £7 each thereafter.


21st Century Drama with Chaucer

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This innovative drama workshop is designed to bring Chaucer’s work to life in an immersive, engaging and modern way, enticing KS2 and KS3 pupils in to the world of Chaucer with a technological twist. Work is filmed and can be used back in the classroom.

Prices are based on a minimum group of 30 and include the Canterbury Tales Tour:

Visit in 2016: All Students £12.50.

Visit in 2017: All Students £12.25.

Smaller groups can be priced accordingly.


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A choice of Workshops from Conquest house…

Medieval Canterbury Crest

Discover the meaning of the Canterbury Crest, it’s association to St Thomas Becket and the significance of Conquest House in his tragic end at the hand of four knights. Engage with this local history through mark making and colouring the Canterbury Crest. A cross curricular, creative workshop, designed to improve Art & Design for KS2 & KS3.

Medieval Brass Rubbing

Learn about the Norman Undercroft at Conquest House and the 1066 Norman Conquest. A cross curricular creative workshop in Art & Design for KS2 & KS3 to explore brass rubbings and their origins.

Both workshops are based on a minimum group of 25 and include entrance into The Canterbury Tales.

Visit in 2016: Student £13.00, Child £11.75, UK School £11.25

Visit in 2017: Student £13.00, Child £11.75, UK School £11.25


Adult Workshops

At the Canterbury Tales Visitor Attraction we can offer a range of workshops exclusively for adults to enhance your visit and learn some new skills in the process!

Start your day with a journey through the Canterbury Tales tour, experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of Chaucer’s Medieval England, enhanced by your attraction guidebook. After this, enjoy a light buffet lunch prior to exploring medieval culture further with one of two exciting workshops:

 clay-adultsSCULPTING:
Explore the fascinating world of medieval gargoyles in a workshop led by Brenda Burgess, a Kent based portrait sculptor and art leader. In this two hour session, learn about sculpting techniques to create your very own unique gargoyle sculpture in a focused but fun environment. At the end of the session, take home your gargoyle to show off what you’ve learnt. Min group of 15.

calligraphy-adultsCALLIGRAPHY:
Continue your literary journey by taking part in our two hour calligraphy workshop with local calligrapher and artist Julia Baxter. Experience the time and effort that went into manuscripts such as the Ellesmere Canterbury Tales before you embark of creating your very own work with quill pens and ink, finishing with a fascinating piece of art for you to take home. Min group of 15.

All adult workshops include entry to the Canterbury Tales, a guidebook and buffet lunch.

Visit in 2016: Adult/Senior £27.50.

Visit in 2017: Adult/Senior £27.50.


For more information or to book any of the above packages, please call 01904 261262 or email groups@continuumattractions.com

Please also refer to our Terms & Conditions.