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Canterbury is one of Britain’s oldest and best loved cities. It has been at the forefront of some of the most important events that have taken place in this country, and inspired the people who lived and worked here to go on and do great things.

Written especially for young people, though designed to appeal to all ages, THE YOUNG PERSON'S HISTORY GUIDE TO CANTERBURY charts the city’s fascinating history over the past 2,000 years, from the earliest Iron Age settlement on the banks of a swampy river to the 21st century cosmopolitan city we see today.


The softback version of this book is now sadly out of print but we are making it available in digital format (pdf). Our best-selling title ever!


40 pages | 280mm x 210mm DIGITAL FORMAT ONLY

The Young Person's History Guide to Canterbury

SKU: 9780956342904
£5.99 Regular Price
£3.99Sale Price
  • “A beautiful book, visually stunning, information-packed and easy to read; no Kentish home would be complete without it.”
    Stewart Ross, award-winning children’s author


    “A well written, accessible reference book on the archaeology and history of Canterbury for young people and their parents.”
    Marion Green, Education Officer, Canterbury Archaeological Trust


    “A lively and entertaining read, packed full of fascinating stories, which I hope will encourage readers to go out and explore Canterbury for themselves.”
    Janice McGuinness, Head of Culture and Communications, Canterbury City Council

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