Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Canterbury Pubs

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Canterbury is a colourful and cosmopolitan city that manages to combine a rich and often dramatic history with a vibrant contemporary feel. You’ll find no better illustration of this coming together of the old and the new than in the city’s diverse variety of pubs. From hostelries of genuine antiquity through to battered old backstreet boozers, and from cutting-edge brewpubs to craft-beer bars, this cathedral city really does offer something for everyone.

People have been enjoying the hospitality offered by Canterbury’s many watering holes since before the city was immortalised by Chaucer back in the fourteenth century. Today that reputation continues as a teeming mix of locals, students, tourists and modern-day pilgrims look to quench their thirst. From bustling alehouses that maintain a live music scene echoing the Canterbury sound of the late 1960s, through to traditional taverns offering a more sedate atmosphere redolent of a seemingly bygone age, this book will guide you through the city’s unique pub landscape.

Book ISBN 9781445650937

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 15 Sep 2015

Height 235

Width 165

Illustrations 100

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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