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Canterbury, Kent

When we first got back to the UK and both my husband and I had a bit of free time we decided to make the most of it with a few days out. As we didn't (and still don't) have access to a car whatever we did needed to reachable either by foot, bus or train. With this in mind we headed off on the train to Canterbury, a place my husband had never been to before.

We left late morning and by the time we arrived it was the early afternoon but just a short walk from the train station and we entered the heart of the city through the city's Westgate, a Medieval gatehouse and the largest surviving city gate in England. It is the only survivor of the city's original seven Medieval gates and certainly provides an imposing entrance. Having not had any lunch we firstly sought out a cafe to have a quick bite before exploring any further. With the important matter of lunch done we then headed off for a walk around the city.

It's a long time since I last visited Canterbury. I'm not…