A visit to Canterbury is not complete without experiencing Chaucer’s famous tales at Canterbury’s charming visitor attraction!
Join us on a journey of discovery…
Meet our costumed guides, walk alongside Chaucer’s pilgrims and revel in the recreated medieval scenes as five colourful tales of love, infidelity, intrigue, courtship and death are brought vividly to life. You can experience the sights, sounds and smells of medieval England; a unique and theatrical introduction to Canterbury and its famous literary connection.
Your adventure begins in London. Here you will meet the first of your costumed guides who’ll prepare you for your pilgrimage to Canterbury. As you leave your guide to walk alongside Chaucer’s pilgrims, you will find yourself in the midst of a story-telling contest. Five of Chaucer’s colourful and entertaining tales of love, infidelity, intrigue, courtship and death are brought vividly to life as you make your journey through the recreated medieval scenes and listen to the audio guide. When you reach Canterbury, you will be met by a second costumed guide who will take you to your ultimate destination – the shrine of St Thomas Becket. This pilgrimage appeals to visitors of all ages.
“We enjoyed Canterbury Tales so much – they gave us fancy dress to wear and the staff were nice!” – a Canterbury Tales Guest
BRAND NEW Wand Carving Workshop for Groups!
A Potter fan’s idea of heaven, this 2-hour workshop allows participants to learn incredible wood carving techniques which can be used back in the classroom or could inspire a new hobby. Guests can get really creative in designing their own wand to reflect their personality- after all, ‘the wand chooses the wizard’! (J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Series)