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Christmas in Faversham and Canterbury

A view inside Canterbury Cathedral

Departing Suffolk & Essex - Arrive in Faversham for lunch, then an afternoon in the heart of Canterbury before enjoying Choral Evensong.

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Arrive in Faversham for 11.45am ready to enjoy an early lunch at midday. A roast chicken or vegetarian 1 course lunch is served with tea or coffee at a mediaeval pub full of old beams and a massive inglenook fireplace. After lunch explore the remarkable 475 listed buildings in the Conservation Area all within very short compass of the pub. Your top notch Blue Badge Guide will pick out the highlights for you.


On the way to Canterbury we tell the story of the mediaeval business of pilgrimage - the first tourists! On arrival you’ll see the most picturesque and interesting parts of the City and there’s time for a bit of shopping. We stay for Choral Evensong at the Cathedral where you’ll sit in the beating heart of the great church with the choir and allow their exquisite voices to lift your spirits.


There’s time to buy tea or a bite to eat locally before Choral Evensong begins at 5.30pm and you’ll be ready to head home at 6.30pm.


Approximate Timings

1145 Arrive Faversham

1200 1 course lunch

1730 Choral Evensong in Canterbury Cathedral

1830 Depart


Please Note - the guided tour of Faversham is walking.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Colchester United FC Colchester United FC, United Way CO4 5UP (off A12)
Parking £7.00 per day.Please contact 01206 540424.
Ipswich Railway Station Ipswich Railway Station, Burrell Road, IP2 8AL
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG

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