Transfer from Luton Airport to Canterbury
The city of Canterbury is dominated by the central tower – the Bell Henry Tower, which construction was finished in 1503 and which is home to a single bell – of course, known under the name of Henry. In 597 BC, St. Augustine arrived in southern England at the order of the Pope in order to start converting locals , fact that transformed Canterbury into a pilgrimage place, long before the murder of Thomas Becket in the cathedral, in December 1170.
Bellow we have listed some other interesting buildings that you will find in Canterbury, an amazing place, filled with numerous attractions:
West Gate is only of the original gates of the city that survived. It was built in 1387 and was once used the towns prison. You can still see the tools used in the prison: chains, handcuffs, weapons and armors.
The former Church of St.Margaret on Margaret Street is a place where you can take place to visual and olfactory performances that depict the “Tales of Canterbury” written between 1387 and 1400 by Chaucer.
Eastbridge Hospital was built in 1190 for pilgrims who came to Becket’s tomb. It contains frescoes of Christ from the beginning of the 13th Century painted in the Majestas Domini style(Western pictorial representation of Christ as a king seated on the throne of the World).
Canterbury Museum is housed in a beautiful medieval building. Exhibits, paintings and frescoes presented here take you through the 2,000 years of Canterbury history.
Currently only the ruins of a Norman castle are left, built in the eleventh century. Entering this site is free for all visitors.
Transfer from London Luton Airport to Canterbury by Rail:
In order to get a transfer from London Luton Airport to Canterbury by rail, you need to take the National Rail Service to St Pancras Station in a journey that will last approximately 30 minutes. From St Pancras International Station you will have to take another train to Canterbury West Station. Other transport options include taking a taxi transfer from St Pancras Station or Luton Airport to Canterbury .
Transfer from London Luton Airport to Canterbury by Car:
In order to get from Luton Airport to Canterbury by car, you have to take the M25 followed by the M2 motorway . The distance between Luton Airport and Canterbury is of 99.9 miles.
Transfer from London Luton Airport to Canterbury by Taxi:
A Taxi Transfer from London Luton Airport to Canterbury with 247 Airport Transfer will take approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. The Luton Airport Transfer to Canterbury will cost approximately 116 GBP for a saloon car.
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