Bed and Breakfast Canterbury
Canterbury is a wonderful historic city based in the heart of Kent. Explore everything it has to offer in the home away from home experience of The Potting Shed B&B Canterbury
Sat on the River Stour, Canterbury is a beautiful historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, situated in the county of Kent, England.
Canterbury is consistently one of the most-visited cities in the United Kingdom and it’s easy to see why it’s a popular tourist destination
Many historical building and structures fill the city, including the Roman city walls, the ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey and a stunning Norman castle, and the King’s School, the oldest school in the world.
Modern additions to Canterbury include the Marlowe Theatre which hosts live plays, comedy and musical touring companies throughout the year, and the St Lawrence Ground, the home of Kent County Cricket.
There is also a substantial student population, brought about by the presence of the University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University, the University for the Creative Arts, and the Girne American University Canterbury campus.
Canterbury is the perfect place to give you a taste of all life’s essentials gives you a little bit of everything.
If you want to get away from the busy noise of big city life, Canterbury is perfect for you. But the connections into central London couldn’t be better. Canterbury in on the HighSpeed Line which will get you into London within 55 minutes too
Canterbury has more than it’s fair share of iconic and breathtaking landmarks.
Canterbury Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury and with more than one million visitors per year, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the country. It is still an active place of worship with services held at the cathedral several times a day.
The Roman Museum is home to a truly stunning mosaic pavement dating from around 300 AD. Surviving structures from the Roman times in Canterbury include The Queningate, a blocked gate in the city wall, and once part of a Roman cemetery the Dane John Mound. The beautiful Dane John Gardens were built beside the mound in the late 18th century, and the mound’s summit features a memorial.
The ruins of the Norman Canterbury Castle and St Augustine’s Abbey are both open to the public are both very popular when the weather is good
The medieval St Margaret’s Church now houses “The Canterbury Tales”, where life-sized character models reconstruct the world-famous Geoffrey Chaucer’s stories.
The Westgate is now a museum relating to its history as a jail.
The city centre contains many timber-framed 16th and 17th century houses, however, there are far fewer than there were before the Second World War, as many were damaged during the Baedeker Blitz.
The restaurant scene in Canterbury offers a wide variety of dining options for those of you who are foodies. From daytime sandwich bars through to nighttime dining options for locals and visitors. If it’s a drink you’re after, pubs and bars are plentiful.
But it’s not just about food, if you a bit of retail therapy too, with high-end clothes, homeware, and garden shops all there for you.
The shopping options in Canterbury are easy, to say the least, with a number of chain stores and independent shops sharing the high st area.
We are also able to provide you with the best advice on Canterbury and the surrounding area to allow you to truly get the most from your visit.
For more information on the city and, of course, The Potting Shed B&B Canterbury, please contact us today
If you are looking for a Canterbury B&B which offers something slightly different with a little style and self-contained privacy then do consider The Potting Shed at Quaives Cottage, near Canterbury
- Twin bed or Super King bed accommodation in an ideal location
- Separate sitting room/kitchenette
- A warm and welcoming ‘home from home’ service
- Healthy continental style breakfast in The Potting Shed
- Well-stocked fridge!
- TV and Wi-Fi
- Off street parking
- The Rose Inn 150 metres away
- 3 other pubs within one mile of The Potting Shed
- Plenty of public footpaths through the fields close by
- Half a mile from the pretty Little Stour river
- Village shop one mile away
- Canterbury 5 miles away, Sandwich 7 miles
- Dover Docks & Channel Tunnel both 17 miles away
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FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT:
£120 per night (minimum stay 2 nights)
SUNDAY to THURSDAY NIGHTS:
£105 per night
Maximum stay is 7 nights
We regret that The Potting Shed is not suitable for the following guests: