Old town with cult Canterbury Cathedral – the major Anglican church in the UK.
What to do:
We visited this town one the eve of Halloween and witnessed street festival “Trick or Treat”: dressed in costumes children had been running between the shops and cafes to gather sweets and candies in their mini-buckets.
It is certainly necessary to call on Canterbury Cathedral (£10.50). Cathedral is surrounded by small park with old platan tree. It is so wide that 6 people hardly can clasp in its trunk.
Sun and Palace streets are tiny roads near the cathedral with plenty of shops and cafes.
People, who read “The Canterbury tales” by G. Chaucer, will be interested in visiting an interactive museum of the same name. Adult ticket costs £8.45 (cheaper online)
How to get there:
Trains from London Charing Cross or St Pancras International (return ticket from £28.50, 1-1,5h journey);
Cathedral closes at 14:30 on Sundays and you can visit park for free.
Useful tip for needlewomen: there is a do-it-yourself shop “The Bead Pot” in the end of Palace street on the right hand side: pendants, beads, strings, fastenings… prices are cheap, I want to buy there everything (I spent £30 previous time).