Language Schools

Language Schools

We are delighted to welcome groups from English language schools.

Geoffrey Chaucer is widely considered to be the father of English Literature and the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. The Canterbury Tales is the perfect addition to an itinerary for your language school students with a selection of options to suit your requirements. A great educational day out, we will introduce your students to five of Chaucer’s famous tales. We present his work in a fun and engaging way and today we remain the only attraction in the world devoted to The Canterbury Tales.


Discounted admission rates on pre-booked groups of 15 or more
FREE adult admitted with every 10 students
Audio available in seven languages: English, French, Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese. A children’s version of English is also available.
Tours run daily, every 20 minutes
Priority admission for groups


Workshops & Activities

The Campfire Tales

An exclusive campfire storytelling session for your guests. A delightful and relaxing way to spend the evening for both adults and children. With exclusive access to our beautiful Medieval Story Garden, your guests will receive a welcome hot drink on arrival and make their way through to our tranquil hideaway in the heart of Canterbury. They will gather around a campfire with their storyteller and take a unique literary adventure into Chaucer’s famous Canterbury Tales.

Available to book June-September after 4pm. Suitable for ages 7+. Time arranged to fit your itinerary. Duration 1 hr. Minimum group size 15. Capacity 30 (including teachers and group leaders) per hour.

Includes The Canterbury Tales Tour.


 Child  £14.55
 Student  £15.95


Business Talks

Follow your visit to The Canterbury Tales with a Business Talk; students can gain an understanding of tourism management, marketing, operations or retail in context.

The talk will be held on your own premises if within CT1 postcode or at St. Augustine House, depending on room availability. The location is a short walk from the attraction.

Delivered by a member of the attraction management team in English, therefore the ability to understand conversational English is necessary.

Available to book year-round. Suitable for ages 13+. Minimum group size 20.

 With Venue Hire  Without Venue Hire (deliver at CT1 Postcode)
 Child (13 – 17 years old)  £11.55  £8.55
 Student / Adult  £12.95  £9.95

Includes The Canterbury Tales Tour.



Medieval Survival!

Join survival experts and learn the skill of fire lighting, bake a medieval bread and get competitive with a personal archery session! With exclusive access to our Medieval Story Garden in the heart of Canterbury, this is a very special unique experience.

Available to book outside of the Kent school holidays. Daytime. Suitable for ages 7+ and the experience will be tailored to the audience. To ensure proper health and safety practice for this activity, a conversational level of English from the students or a teacher with the ability to translate must accompany the group. Duration 2.5hrs. Minimum group size 30. Includes The Canterbury Tales tour.

 Child (13 – 17 years old)  £15.55
  Student / Adult  £16.95

Includes The Canterbury Tales Tour.


City Trail

Compete to find five historic sites on Canterbury’s 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 the pedestrianised High Street.

The start point is at The Canterbury Tales Attraction and a host from our team will remain here as a point of contact and for clues. Large groups will be split into smaller teams of 5 or 6 students to compete against each other, the winning team receives a prize!

Available to book year-round. Suitable for ages 13+. Minimum group size 15. Each team must have a camera or mobile phone to take part.

  Child (13 – 17 years old)  £9.05
   Student / Adult  £10.45

Includes The Canterbury Tales Tour.


How to book

Over the phone: +44 1904 261262 (reservations team) / 44 1227 696006 (direct with attraction). Email: /


Cancellation Policy

For any amendments or cancellations, we require 48hrs notice.



Non-invoiced customers must pay 48hrs prior to the visit. Invoiced customers will be sent their invoice on the day of their visit. The invoice will be based on the booking, therefore any amendments should be made to the booking in advance. We may be able to offer a voucher scheme with prior arrangement.