THE WEST­GATE, CAN­TER­BURY

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - What's On - - DAYS OUT -

The me­dieval gate­house guard­ing the en­trance to Can­ter­bury city - on its west side - Eng­land’s largest sur­viv­ing ex­am­ple of its kind was built in 1380, to guard the road into Can­ter­bury. Also a prison for 416 years, its cells were in its two drum tow­ers and its bat­tle­ments of­fer views over the city. You can visit the gate­house in Pound Lane on Satur­day, Septem­ber 8 be­tween 11am and 4pm and Satur­day, Septem­ber 15, also be­tween 11am and 4pm for free. No book­ing is re­quired.

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