Plan your Education Visit

Plan your Educational Visit

We look forward to welcoming you to the Canterbury Tales Visitor attraction!

Please find information below on opening times, prices, getting here and more.

For additional information please call 01904 261262 or email

  • Opening Times

    April-August: 10.00am – 5.00pm daily

    September-October: 10.00am – 4.00pm daily

    November-March: 10.00am – 4.00pm Weds-Sun

    The Canterbury Tales is open daily during school holidays, excluding Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Boxing Day.


    If we are closed on your chosen date, please do get in touch as we are often able to open specially for groups.

  • Admission 

    Prices based on 15 or more paying guests, valid until the 31st of January.

    UK School Child (5-18 years) £5.75
    Student (over 18+) £7.00
    1 Adult is admitted free for every 10 visiting students.


    Prices valid from the 1st of Feb 2020 until 31st Jan 2021:

    UK School Child (5-18 years) £5.95
    Student (over 18+) £7.45
    1 Adult is admitted free for every 10 visiting students.
  • How to Book

    For discounted admission prices pre-booking is required.  Please use our online group booking form, or contact us on:

    Tel:  +44 (0) 1904 261262
    Fax: +44 (0) 1904 527701

    Our group bookings office is open Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.30pm.

    Any access needs in a group are required in advance. Due to the nature of the attraction we can only accommodate one wheelchair user at a time and need to organise groups accordingly. If access needs for large groups are not taken in advance we may not be able to accommodate for your needs. For more information on our accessibility please see here.

    Please also refer to our current terms & conditions.

  • Payment Options

    The Canterbury Tales accepts cash and cheques (in sterling), Switch, Mastercard and Visa. For regular customers, payment can be made direct via BACS if arrangements are made in  advance. Cheques should be made payable to Heritage Projects (Canterbury) Limited.  Credit and voucher facilities are only accepted when a written agreements is established in advance of your visit.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Notice of cancellations must be given 7 days in advance, otherwise we reserve the right  to impose an administration fee of 25% of the total amount of your reserved booking. Some joint packages may have different cancellation terms – please ask at the time of booking.

  • Coach Parking

    Canterbury coach park is about 10 minutes walk from the city centre.  Our costumed characters are happy to meet groups there, or at a pre-arranged place in the city centre – please ask at the time of booking as this service is subject to availability. There are also drop-off spaces available in the city centre.


  • Duration

    If you are only visiting the attraction, we recommend you allow 1 hour for your visit. Duration of special packages and joint tickets will vary – see the page for more details.

  • Group size

    The Canterbury Tales can accommodate groups of all sizes.