Soak up the unique ambience of the authentic art deco train as you journey through Kent, known as the “garden of England”. Enjoy the glorious changing vistas through your picture windows. Sit back and relax as liveried stewards serve a delicious three-course brunch at your elegant table. On arrival, a short coach journey will take you to the cobbled heart of Canterbury for a guided walking tour. Return to the train for the journey back to London Victoria Station. Indulge in a traditional English afternoon tea with a glass of sparkling wine. Wander through the vintage carriages, noting the many stylish flourishes that make each one utterly unique.
The ancient city of Canterbury inspired Chaucer’s medieval masterpiece, The Canterbury Tales, a collection of stories about pilgrims travelling to the famous cathedral.
Many still make the pilgrimage today, visiting the shrine of venerated saint and martyr Thomas Becket, who was killed there in 1170. Founded in 597 AD by St Augustine, the cathedral boasts a fascinating history and contains over 1,200 square metres of stained glass.
Please note: Canterbury Cathedral will be closed to the public on the 23rd July 2020.
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