Canterbury’s major attraction is this cathedral that was founded in 597. It contains the tomb of the Black Prince and was the site of Thomas Becket’s martyrdom. The cathedral was the subject of TS Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral and played a central role in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.
- 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH
- Telephone (01227) 762862
- Website www.canterbury-cathedral.org
- Admission £10.50
- Open summer Mon–Sat 9am–5.30pm, Sun 12.30pm–2.30pm; winter Mon–Sat 9am–5pm, Sun 12.30pm–2.30pm