Canterbury, White Cliffs & Dover Castle: Private Day Trip from DoverPrivate Tour

Discover the history of Canterbury and the breathtaking views of Dover on this immersive day trip from Dover Cruise Terminal in a London Taxi. 

Adults: 2 Children: 0

Things to know


8 hrs


Black Cab Heritage Tours, First Time Visitor, History, Nature & Outdoors, Religious Heritage

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Driving tour - Private vehicle throughout the tour

What's included:

A friendly, professional English-speaking tour guide for your own private group, Private Transportation throughout the day in a TXE, TX4 or Mercedes Vito London Taxi, Entrance tickets to Canterbury Cathedral and Dover Castle, Dover Cruise Terminal pick up and drop off

What's not included:

Food and drink, Gratuities, Additional tickets, Guided tour inside venues
Meeting points: Your driver guide will meet you at Dover Cruise Terminal Arrivals Hall with a sign with your name on it. Please provide your cruise details at time of booking.

What makes this tour special

Discover Canterbury's rich history, marvel at the iconic Cathedral, and enjoy the stunning views of Dover's famous White Cliffs on a day trip from Dover in an iconic London Taxi.

On your private day trip, you will:  

Embrace this captivating journey through the heart of Kent, starting from the Dover Cruise Terminal. This full-day tour in an iconic London Taxi offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and scenery, providing an unforgettable experience.

Begin your adventure with a warm welcome at the Dover Cruise Terminal, where your knowledgeable guide will greet you and provide an overview of the day's itinerary. Travel through the picturesque Kent countryside, a serene landscape to set the tone for the treasures ahead. The 30-minute drive will transport you to the ancient city of Canterbury.

Wander through charming streets of Canterbury on a guided walk, learn about the city's Roman and medieval past, and enjoy the atmosphere that has inspired countless pilgrims and visitors over the centuries. Be amazed by the architectural grandeur of Canterbury Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While the visit is escorted, it offers ample opportunity to appreciate the intricate details of this icon, including the stunning stained glass windows and nave.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch at your own expense in one of Canterbury's quintessential English tearooms or traditional pubs. Savour the local cuisine and take a moment to relax in this piece of history. After lunch, continue on your guided walk delving deeper into Canterbury's hidden gems and lesser-known stories and fascinating insights into the city's cultural heritage and notable landmarks.

Return to the comfort of your vehicle for a drive back to Dover. As you approach the coast, prepare to be awe-struck by the stunning vistas. Capture the quintessential image of England's southern coast with a photo stop at the White Cliffs of Dover. Continue with a scenic drive towards Dover Castle, an imposing fortress that has stood guard over the English Channel for centuries. Though not a guided tour, the sight of this stronghold is sure to leave an impression.

Conclude your tour with a relaxing drive back to the Dover Cruise Terminal and enjoy the final leg of your scenic journey through Kent.

This tour offers a tapestry of experiences, from the historical depths of Canterbury to the natural beauty of Dover. It's a perfect excursion for history enthusiasts, nature lovers, and anyone seeking to explore the quintessential charm of England's southeastern coast. 

Please note: Guides are not allowed to guide inside venues but they will escort you during the visit. Also, when Dover Castle is closed you will visit the Battle of Britain Memorial and The Scramble Experience instead.

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