City Walls (Canterbury)
The City Walls are an impressive part of the history of Canterbury.
As in the case of Colchester and Norwich, they form a very real ring around the heart of the old town, strengthened by the presence of a modern ring road just outside the walls.
The City Walls were originally constructed during the Roman period, but were rebuilt in the 14th century.
Just inside the walls lies Canterbury Castle, and at the end of Canterbury's High Street is the imposing West Gate.