Canterbury Tourist Guides

Canterbury Tourist Guides Ltd is an independent company devoted to conducting guided walking tours of the highest quality in Canterbury and surrounding areas. Originally founded in 1948 and formerly known as Canterbury Guild of Guides, we are the official city guides and work closely with Canterbury City Council Tourism Department and many other tourist organisations. All our guides hold regional Blue Badges and/or city Green Badges, having completed the accredited training course and passed the relevant examinations set by the South East England Tourist Board and /or the Institute of Tourist Guiding.

We conduct daily tours, which anyone can come and join! We leave at 11.00 from the Buttermarket. Please purchase a ticket before arrival from the Beaney or Roman Museum. Unsure, just come see our Guide in The Buttermarket shortly before 11 for more information.

Do you have a group of 10+? We can arrange discounted group tour at a day/time of your choice! just contact us for more information. In addition to English, we can offer group tours in French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Russian and clear English for non-native speakers

Our tours operate 364 days a year (not Christmas Day!), including bank holidays and weekends.
Our office is open Monday - Friday 09.30 - 17.00.


Christchurch Gate, The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EE

01227 459779

Opening Times

Monday: 09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday: 09:30 - 17:00
Thursday: 09:30 - 17:00
Friday: 09:30 - 17:00
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed