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Westgate Towers, Canterbury

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Survey the 130 acre city centre and its old Roman wall from the battlements of the magnificent Canterbury Westgate Towers - the UK’s largest remaining medieval gateway.

Feel the terror of imprisonment within the medieval Westgate Towers, and witness the impact of the enlightened reforms of the Victorian Prison Reform Movement as you walk through the 1830’s gaol, which has reopened for the first time in over 130 years

Admission rates:

Family ticket: £6.00

Adult: £4.00

Child: £2.00

Concession: £3.00
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  • at the end of the main street - interesting site to be discovered especially in the Christmas season. Tip: go to the right - walk 5 minutes to the covered market and go enjoy on coffee place, small snacks, flipped... the middle of fresh produce!
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  • Almost everybody walks through by the Westgate Towers but not everybody realises that you can go inside to see the old prison locatedwithin and also go to the roof for a stunning view of the city. the...  more »
  • The Westgate Tower is the emblem of Canterbury. It is located at the end of the main street and are very well in the scenery. Very nice for pictures
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  • Its great for boating along the river and than walking around the gardens and looking at the old shops of Canterbury x
  • Nice views.
  • Pretty viewpoint of the city.
  • Funny city gate on the inside.
  • If you've seen the photo then you've seen all there is to see.