Icons of England
  • Introduction
  • The Icons
  • Nominations
  • News
  • Learn & Play
  • Your Comments

Canterbury Cathedral

The foundation of this magnificent Cathedral dates back to the coming of the first archbishop, Augustine, from Rome in AD 597, but the earliest part of the present building is the great Romanesque crypt built in around 1100.

Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury



Summer, weekdays, 9am-6pm. Winter, 9am-5pm. Summer, Sundays, 9am-2pm and 4.30pm-5.30pm. Winter, Sundays, 10am-2pm and 4.30pm-5.30pm. Check before travelling.

Entry to Precincts (un-booked): adults £6; senior £4.50; family £14.50. Guided tour (pre-booked): adults £4; children £2; senior £3

Related Icons

York Minster