This soaring Gothic confection in Kent -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- is the Mother Church of the Anglican faith. Check out where Thomas Becket was martyred, duck underground to the multicolumned crypt and marvel at the breathtaking stained-glass windows, including one from 1176. Before jumping back on the London-bound train, explore the town's picture-perfect medieval center, stopping at the Roman Museum and Canterbury Heritage Museum. Great old pubs abound, including the wood-beamed Parrot where Bishops Finger ale is recommended. Info here.
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