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Westgate Towers, Canterbury
(4.2/5 based on 80+ 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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  • Nothing too surprising, a tower well concervada. But in Canterbury everything we love. Can easily be visited near the Center
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  • The Westgate is a medieval gatehouse and is 18 meters and the western gate of the city wall ab=nd is the largest surviving city gate in England. Built of Kentish ragstone around 1379, it is the last s...  more »
  • After going for a walk we came across this arch and it makes a nice photo opportunity not much more to say nice to see though. 
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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.