Canterbury – A city with a tale

Canterbury is a city with a history dating back to 597; it was one of the most important centres of pilgrimage in Medieval England. Today, tourists replace pilgrims who flock to the City to take in its fascinating story while enjoying a café culture, restaurants and a good mix of independent and chain shops. There is plenty to keep you busy in Canterbury, whether it’s visiting picturesque locations, such as the many parks or river tours or delving into the nightlife. If you’re interested in living in Canterbury, come into our Canterbury office and we can help find a property to suit you.

A brief history of Canterbury

Canterbury is one of the most visited cities in the UK as a result of its abundant history. It thrives off a tourism and has its own culture, which changes with the time of day, week and season. Canterbury is home to one of the most famous and oldest Christian structures in England, Canterbury Cathedral, an iconic landmark that can be seen from across the city and many surrounding towns.

Travel from Canterbury

Travel to and from Canterbury is easy. The high speed rail link to London St. Pancras connects Canterbury to the capital in 55 minutes. Alternatively, National Express Coaches offer a good service in and out of the City.

Getting around the local area couldn’t be more simple, with buses connecting Canterbury to all the surrounding towns and well sign-posted roads make driving easily negotiable.