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Westgate Towers, Canterbury

(4.2/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This a a beautiful Tower that we walked throught back and forth to the railway station. You can also get into it but we didn't.  more »
  • An impressive medieval tower gatehouse accessed through the bar at the side. If I'm honest I wanted to know more about the medieval history. The prison bits were interesting, just wanted more info on ...  more »
  • Veiw this from the outside for free or pay £4 to go inside. Partly under restoration so some parts are closed.  more »
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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.