Kent College is located in Canterbury in the South-East of England. This beautiful, ancient city is one of the jewels in the county’s crown. Within its famous walled city sits Canterbury Cathedral, begun in 597AD by St Augustine, and still welcoming pilgrims today. Our vibrant and creative city boasts three universities and numerous Arts festivals and theatres, while managing to remain a small, friendly and safe community.
Fascinating medieval streets such as the King’s Mile and Cathedral Quarter are home to many small independent shops and there are numerous bustling cafes and restaurants. Kent: The Garden of England Henry VIII is said to have given Kent the accolade of “The Garden of England” owing to its abundant agriculture, hops and fruit farms.
Our corner of England has spectacular coastline views, rolling green hills, stunning castles, elegant stately homes and gardens, as well as beautiful beaches and exhilarating foot and cycle trails. Within 10 minutes of Canterbury is the seaside town of Whitstable, famous for its oysters, picturesque lanes and seafood restaurants.
VISITING THE AREA
Visiting the area Information about visiting Canterbury and the surrounding area can be found at www.canterbury.co.uk. Information about accommodation can be found at the Visit Canterbury website.