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Canterbury Historic River Tours

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Discover the hidden secrets of Canterbury from the unique perspective offered by being aboard one of our vessels on the picturesque River Stour. The city's rich history is brought to life by our friendly, knowledgeable tour guides, and our many...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Ducking Stool, Kings Bridge | High Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
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+44 7790 534744
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don’t like but my son likes. It’s good story. But I think ticket too expensive. Along the way, nothing interesting. I expect to see beautiful things. But nothing interesting. I think this tour is suitable for older people and children.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hunter was our guide and he did a fantastic job of story telling. The ride isn't very long but it's relaxing, pretty and informative. We we're staying in Dover at a B&B and our host suggest the canal tour, I concur .

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So much history and so many interesting stories! Captain Rob did a great job answering all our questions and was also very entertaining! For any history buffs, this experience was incredible and definitely worth doing!

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Of all the things I've done in Canterbury this tour was by far the best! I had been waiting to do this tour for awhile and am so glad I did. Henry was by far one of the best tour guides I have had in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Knowledgeable guide/rower. Pretty scenery.Interesting to learn more about a place you thought you knew well.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this trip on a passing whim and glad we did. Our fellow shipmates were friendly and our Captain, Jack, was not only knowledgeable but great fun. Jack definitely needs a pay rise after all he is a poor impoverished student....he told us to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group really enjoyed the little trip. The host (Rob) was fun and entertaining. We were lucky in that we had nice weather and it was a pretty time of year with colours of Autumnal season. Definitely not something for a rainy day!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sky was drizzling but glad that we took the tour. Our captain is a student named Jordan if I remembered correctly. He was knowledgeable, informative and funny. He told us the history of the town and the buildings we passed. Gorgeous scenery and clean...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Informative but pricey for a relatively short trip. Our Finish guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Canterbury.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leaving from a the Weavers House right in the middle of this beautiful historic city, our guide was a gent called Hunter who was to my mind at least very reminiscient of a young Hugh Grant, (the Notting Hill version), who informed entertained and charmed...More

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Cazmckenzie1
19 August 2018|
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
No you can just book when you arrive and they will give you a time slot sorry for late reply
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andimayes
1 July 2018|
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Response from CHRT | Property representative |
Absolutely, dogs even go free of charge! So feel free to join us on any day and bring your furry friend along.
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christwolyn
5 March 2018|
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Response from awnzy | Reviewed this property |
They open again this month. So they will take bookings. Call them
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