Inspiration Wednesday – Canterbury

This week’s #InspirationWednesday is Canterbury, the cathedral city in Kent. The beautiful historic city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited cities in the UK.

With a vibrant student presence from its several universities, and a steady buzz of tourists, this small city has a cosy, inclusive feel about it. With the renowned Canterbury Cathedral, the Marlowe Theatre and a plethora of aesthetically pleasing shops and attractions with a wealth of history, there’s so much on offer for you to do that you’ll never get bored of living in Canterbury.

The city, which bears a resemblance to the historic cities of Oxford and Cambridge, sits on the River Stour and is the perfect escape for country loving folk, who want to live in a calm and rural environment, without missing out on the proximity and noise of town-life.

Facts about Canterbury

  • Christopher Marlowe, TV presenter Fiona Philips and Orlando Bloom were born here.
  • Canterbury is famous for its shrine to medieval archbishop Thomas Becket.
  • The historic city sits just an hour southeast of London by train.
  • Check out the Christchurch Gate if you visit – it’s very impressive!
  • One of the most famous English books is the Canterbury Tales, about pilgrims journeying to the city.

Properties in Canterbury:

The first Canterbury home is this six bedroom detached property. With a large floor plan to play with and an incredible garden (equipped with its own ducks!) this is one pad we’re envious of!

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Next up is this three bedroom terrace, right in the heart of the city. With large, bright rooms, a stunning new kitchen and a balcony which looks out towards the cathedral, this is a lovely home!

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Lastly, this two bedroom terrace in Canterbury is homely, right in the city centre and has a garden shed we can see being turned into a right little man cave!

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