Canterbury Bid

Visit Canterbury

Since November 2022, Canterbury BID has taken over the day-to-day running of the District’s tourism website, Visit Canterbury, and created a consortium to oversee its strategy for years to come.

The new model for delivering Visit Canterbury brings together the local knowledge of Canterbury BID, the destination management expertise of Visit Kent and the support of Canterbury City Council as a founding partner.

Visit Canterbury is managed by Canterbury BID with oversight from a new Consortium which also includes Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury Christ Church University, Marlowe Theatre, Stagecoach, Southeastern and the University of Kent. We intend to grow the Consortium over the next year to include representatives from across the District.

Visit Canterbury provides a dedicated presence for Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay and the villages and rural areas across the district, improving the appeal of our district among visitors, students, investors and residents. By using a Visit Kent web platform and working with them on campaigns, we are also able to inspire wider audiences through county-wide activity and by amplifying messages through press and travel trade channels.

You can view the full Visit Canterbury Ops Report for 2023 HERE.

Click images below to read the full 2023 Visit Canterbury Ops Report