St Augustine's Abbey

St Augustine’s Abbey

St Augustine’s Abbey

Founded in 598AD, St Augustine's Abbey was a great Benedidine monastery located close to the city centre in Canterbury.

The abbey was founded by St Augustine and stood until its dissolution in 1538 by King Henry VIII.

Wander around the rustic ruins, take shade in the shadows and enjoy a picnic in this stunning setting.

The site includes a museum and audio tour. You can also use virtual reality headsets to walk around the Abbey and envisage it as it appeared in 1500 AD.


Visitor information

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Address

Longport
Canterbury
Kent
CT1 1PF

Contact details

Tel: 870 333 1181

Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk


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