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Canterbury and Dover Day Trips from London

By Viator, December 2017

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Home to the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Canterbury Cathedral and iconic White Cliffs of Dover, the cities of Canterbury and Dover make ideal day trips from London. Here are a few ways to optimize your time in the southeastern corner of England.
 
Highlights
  • Explore UNESCO–listed Canterbury Cathedral and the famous White Cliffs of Dover—two of southeast England’s best-known attractions.
  • Explore the roots of Christianity in England at Canterbury Cathedral.
  • Admire the mighty White Cliffs of Dover, and perhaps spin through seaside towns such as Deal, Kingsdown, and Sandwich.
  • Trace centuries of royal history at the beautiful Leeds Castle in Kent, a medieval fortress located en route to Canterbury and Dover.
  • With travel included, relax and take in the sites in comfort.
 
Things to Know
  • Canterbury is 62 miles (99 kilometers) to the southeast of London, a drive of about an hour and a half.
  • Dover is 81 miles (130 kilometers) southeast of London, about two hours away by road.
  • Day tours from London typically last 10 to 12 hours, including travel time.
  • Tours usually start and end in central London, and many also take in Leeds Castle and the maritime historical buildings of Greenwich.

Places to Visit Nearby
If you’re traveling southeast to Canterbury and Dover, don’t miss the chance to visit medieval Leeds Castle. With a history dating back to the 12th century, Leeds Castle is widely considered among the finest historic fortresses in Kent.

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Leeds Castle, Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Day Trip from London with Guided Cathedral Tour, ... 
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Leeds Castle, Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Day Trip from London with Guided Cathedral Tour

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Escape the hustle-bustle of London for a day and travel to the English countryside for a tour of Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Dover. Enjoy a private ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $128.89
Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Dover and Greenwich with Thames River Cruise Tour from London, ... 
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Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Dover and Greenwich with Thames River Cruise Tour from London

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A fun-filled day of British history, scenery and aquatic adventure, take this luxury coach trip to Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover and Greenwich. Begin with a ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

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Leeds Castle Private Viewing, Canterbury and Greenwich Day Trip from London, London, Day Trips
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Leeds Castle Private Viewing, Canterbury and Greenwich Day Trip from London

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Spend a day touring the highlights of Kent on this day trip from London. Enjoy an exclusive private viewing of beautiful Leeds Castle, visit UNESCO World ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

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Day-Trip to Canterbury and Dover from London, London, Day Trips
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Day-Trip to Canterbury and Dover from London

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On this mini coach tour, take a journey into the county of Kent. View the famous White Cliffs of Dover, explore Dover Castle, and visit historic Canterbury. ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $95.95
Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Cliffs of Dover Custom Day Trip, London, Day Trips
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Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Cliffs of Dover Custom Day Trip

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Travel to Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and White Cliffs of Dover. Our custom day trip guarantees unbeatable low prices, deluxe coaches, experienced ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $83.06
Canterbury, Leeds Castle, and Dover in One Day from London, London, Day Trips
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Canterbury, Leeds Castle, and Dover in One Day from London

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Escape the hustle and bustle of London and explore the highlights of South West England. Step back in time with your guide as you wander historic Canterbury. ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

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Private Tour: Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and White Cliffs of Dover Tour from London, ... 
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Private Tour: Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and White Cliffs of Dover Tour from London

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Take in famous British sites of interest including Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, and the White Cliffs of Dover on this private 10-hour tour from London. ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $801.99
Full-day White Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Cathedral Tour from London, London, Private ... 
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Full-day White Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Cathedral Tour from London

Enjoy the world-famous White Cliffs of Dover, and visit Canterbury Cathedral in one great day tour from London. See the beautiful countryside and coastal views ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $57.29
Canterbury Day Tour With Option For White Cliffs of Dover, London, Day Trips
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Canterbury Day Tour With Option For White Cliffs of Dover

Take a private guided tour of the city of Canterbury and Canterbury Cathedral, the mother church for Anglicans worldwide and site of the martyrdom of Thomas ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $358.03
Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Dover Tour from London, London, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Dover Tour from London

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Visit the three most attractive sites in the South East of the country including Leeds castle and its gardens, the medieval town of Canterbury including ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $107.41

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