The Canterbury Tales brings back Medieval Story Garden as part of Easter holiday events

by Lauren Abbott

Sword skills and jousting will be part of skills shown to youngsters visiting a Kent historical attraction over Easter.

The Canterbury Tales is reopening the gates to its extremely popular Medieval Story Garden for the end of term break where Knight's Tournament will take place.

Sword skills, mock jousting and a lesson in medieval remedies will be among the activities offered to visitors as part of their admission ticket.

Youngsters will get the chance to pick up a sword
Youngsters will get the chance to pick up a sword

There will also be medieval storytelling as part of the family fun.

The event runs from Saturday, April 6 until Sunday, April 21 between 11am and 3pm in the garden.

Families are advices to leave around 45 minutes to enjoy the outdoor activities as part of their visit to The Canterbury Tales.

To learn more about the garden, and Our Kent Family's review of the activities on offer take a look at their blog post from last year's visit.

Medieval tales will be told
Medieval tales will be told

Admission to the attraction, which celebrates the work of Chaucer, is £10.95 for an adult, £8.95 a child or £32.50 for a family.

During the experience, through a combination of live interaction and audio guides, guests are told five very different tales as each of Chaucer’s colourful characters competes to win the title of best storyteller.

Learn more about The Canterbury Tales and Medieval Story Garden at www.canterburytales.org.uk

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