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Eastbridge Hospital

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Fascinating place

This is a gem that needs to be seen. The volunteers on the desk area mine of information and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony G
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Ottershaw, United Kingdom
Fascinating place

Eight hundred years of history. A simple and interesting place to visit, with free written guides... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MrsElsea
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem that needs to be seen. The volunteers on the desk area mine of information and the information provided is most interesting.

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eight hundred years of history. A simple and interesting place to visit, with free written guides given out at the entrance. Another fascinating piece of Canterbury's history.

Thank MrsElsea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hospital was originally founded only ten years after the death of Thomas Becket, as accommodation for poor pilgrims visiting his shrine, and as such, is strongly intertwined with the history of Canterbury. Over the years it has overgone many changes, but today it still...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely historic place which used to accommodate the pilgrims back in the days, hence called hospital (from the word hospitality). The 'hospital' is small - only has four rooms, two of which are chapels and is a great way to spend 15-30 min in Canterbury,...More

Thank KirillLukjanov
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Heading for the Cathedral we saw the front of East Bridge Hospital and it looked so interesting that we went in. It is a lovely place and really helped take you back in your imagination to medieval days when the poorer pilgrims to Thomas Becket's...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It is a very tiny place but with loads of history. First of all I would like to thanks the 2 lovely person at the entrance. They were absolutely and lovely and the lady I spoke with (on the 18th of August) was very nice...More

Thank Farrah H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We thought it was a hospital but it actually is the place poor people could spend the night on their pilgrimage, before paying tribute to the shrine of St. Thomas Beckett in the Cathedral the following day. The entrance fee is only £3 but then...More

Thank Rudy P
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This historic site is small, but for anyone interested in the history it should absolutely be a must visit. Admittance is very inexpensive, and the employees/volunteers are extremely knowledgable and I would highly recommend asking them questions about the history of the hospital.

Thank Dillon W
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

it is located in the main street of canterbury and it took three ponds to walk in which is really worth The hospital is not a really medical hospital but a house to help those pilgrams who dont have place to go at that time...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Priced only 3 pounds to visit and located on the main road that takes you from Canterbury west train station going south toward the Cathedral I honestly cannot understand why this place is not in the top 5 of places to visit in Canterbury? You...More

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