Canterbury is a medieval city and famous for its Cathedral which boasts some of the finest church architecture in the country. Canterbury was a major focus of pilgrimage for over 300 years and inspired Geoffrey Chaucer’;s famous 14th century classic, “;The Canterbury Tales”;. Canterbury is home to three universities, a busy theatre, three cinemas, plenty of shops, gyms and a sports centre. There is a street market twice a week and a thriving farmers market selling local produce and open every day. There are restaurants and coffee bars to suit all tastes and a number of bars and pubs to choose from. Canterbury is a small city and is set on the picturesque river Stour, perfect for punting or sitting and relaxing in the park. The city is a short walk away from the beautiful kent countryside and only 25 minutes on the train to the East kent beaches. Just 58 minutes on the train from London, 18 minutes from a the Eurostar station and close to the Dover ferry port, Canterbury is a perfect location to study.