Step back in time in Canterbury with its ancient walls, cathedral and other historic buildings. Take a MINI with a 3 day package and arrive in comfort, stress-free. You’ll also have mileage for a relaxing beach day in Margate. The daily package can easily be booked after selecting Reserve in the app, and your weekend trip is ready to start.
London (N7) to Canterbury: 64 miles each way
DriveNow Package: 3 day package (200 miles) Let’s soak up some history:
The world-famous cathedral is the city’s highlight. The historic building houses a Romanesque crypt from the 11th century and is one of Europe’s most important pilgrimage centres.
Address: 11 The Precincts, CT1 2EH
Opening times (summer): Mon-Sat 9am-5.30pm, Sun 12:30-5pm
Tickets: Adults £12.50, children £8.50 Roman Museum
Explore the early life of Roman Britain and delve deep into Canterbury’s history. The museum is home to many Roman collections including glassware, jewellery and mosaics.
Address: Butchery Lane, CT1 2JR
Opening times: Mon-Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm
Tickets: Adults £9.00, children are free Canterbury Tales
Another charming visitor attraction for young and old! Start your adventure with a costumed tour alongside Chaucer’s famous tales. The audio guide will bring literature back to life and lead you through your pilgrimage to Canterbury.
Address: St Margaret’s Street, CT1 2TG
Opening times (summer): open daily, 10am-4pm
Tickets: Adults £10.95, children £8.95 Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint
Escape to the Towers and see some of the most iconic views in the county of Kent! The medieval gatehouse is known as the largest surviving city gate in England and therefore definitely worth a visit.
Address: 1 Pound Lane, CT1 2BZ
Opening times: Mon-Sun 11am-4pm
Tickets: Adults £4, children £2 Margate Beach
Only 40 minutes from Canterbury (37 miles), you’ll find a traditional seaside town, perfect for a relaxing day at the beach. Find out where else you can visit with a daily package:
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DriveNow guide to the Cotswolds Please note: The BMW i3 will only offer the 2, 3, 4 and 6 hour packages. All other models in our fleet will offer the 2, 3 and 4 day packages as well as the 12 and 24 hourly packages.
If you exceed the mileage allocation of your package, you’ll be charged 29p per mile. If you exceed the time allowance, you’ll be charged the standard per minute rate of the vehicle you’re renting.