Day-Trip to Canterbury and Dover from London

Day Trips & Excursions in 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. This tour includes a visit to view the White Cliffs of Dover (either a walk along the cliff-top or a walk along the beach (weather dependent – your tour manager will advise on the day), entrance into Dover Castle, visit to Canterbury and entrance into Canterbury Cathedral, luxury coach travel throughout and services of a tour manager.
After central London pickups, begin your journey to Dover to view one of the country’s most spectacular natural features, the White Cliffs of Dover. The cliffs are part of the North Downs formation and reach up to 350 feet. Once you have taken plenty of photos of the beautiful views, start the short trip to one of the largest castles in the country Dover Castle. The castle was strategically placed at the shortest crossing point to continental Europe, and you will have plenty of time to explore the grounds and learn all about the history of the castle from the Romans to the Cold War.Your final destination is Canterbury where you will have access to Canterbury Cathedral, Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion and cathedral of the Archbishop of Canterbury, leader of the Church of England. You will have plenty of time to explore the cathedral as well as see what the rest of Canterbury has to offer, such as St. Martin’s Church, St Augustine’s Abbey, or the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge which is an Art Museum and Library (admission is free). Whatever you find to do in Canterbury, this beautiful town will not disappoint.After a full day in Kent, you will depart back to London with an expected arrival time of 7pm. (your tour manager will provide an exact time and location to meet back at the coach).Please note: from the 1st January 2018, the drop off point will be London Bridge only

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Small-group tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)


  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Small-group tour