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Need CCTV

Quite nervous walking along here to the train station at 11 pm. No CCTV and lots of drunk people... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
saz L
Holiday Week

The City is stunning in terms of cleanliness & brilliant that vehicles are banned from the shopping... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael W
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Quite nervous walking along here to the train station at 11 pm. No CCTV and lots of drunk people arguying on a saturday night. I felt quite concerned. Avoid if your a lone female

Thank saz L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The City is stunning in terms of cleanliness & brilliant that vehicles are banned from the shopping areas It’s a vibrant place with lots of places to visit - Cathedral is a “ must do “ Lots of places to eat & drink Colourful We...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of course it's not York nor does it claim to be. But it is a substantial piece of original medieval which is a pleasant walk particularly the section through the park. My friends and I were glad we did it and it's free unlike so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great way to see the city. You can walk along the remaining sections of the wall, on the east side of the city near Canterbury Norman Castle and Dane John's Mound. Several of the wall towers are in place and can be entered...More

1  Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny section of preserved wall. Pleasant enough but a joke compared to York. Lots of other far more interesting things to see here.

Thank Robby007
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

What there is of the city walls is well preserved and interesting and provides a good route back into town from Canterbury East station. The Dane John Gardens below are very attractive and well kept. However, the section of wall that survives is rather short...More

1  Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend wasn't actually intending me to walk this way, but it was good fun seeing the gardens from a height whilst admiring the brickwork.

2  Thank Saintlysinner
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Nice to stroll along the city walls and remmeber the Romans who staked a claim here so many years ago.

Thank Wisprof
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The remains of ancient city walls are always interesting especially when it's as well maintained as the ones in Canterbury. There are many watch towers along the wall with the narrow viewing/arrow slits all wonderfully preserved. Serving as great examples of fortifications. There's not a...More

Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It's a nice walk from the train station to the city while you walk along the wall. Very impressed with what you see. The path is well maintained and safe. Well worth the effort!

2  Thank twarney
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Response from Gail H | Reviewed this property |
If this isn’t too late - head for Fenwick’s near the bus station for the main entrance.
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