The Carpenters Arms, Canterbury

102 Black Griffin Ln, Canterbury CT1 2DE

The Carpenters Arms

About The Carpenters Arms

The Carpenters Arms is a traditional English pub located in the heart of Canterbury, Kent. It is known for its excellent selection of real ales, beers, and ciders, as well as its delicious and hearty pub food. The pub features a cosy and charming interior with wooden beams, a fireplace, and a relaxed atmosphere. The Carpenters Arms also has a lovely outdoor seating area, perfect for enjoying a drink or meal during the warmer months. The pub is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, and is a great place to experience the authentic character and history of Canterbury.

The Carpenters Arms is located on Black Griffin Lane, a residential area a short walk down a narrow alley from the high street. The building can easily be missed as it faces away from the city center. It’s a 7-minute walk from Canterbury Cathedral.



To walk to The Carpenters Arms Pub from Canterbury West Station, you’ll follow Station Road out of the station. Here’s a step-by-step guide:

  1. Exit Canterbury West Station and head southwest on Station Road toward Ivy Lane.
  2. Continue straight on Station Road, passing by some small shops and businesses on your right.
  3. As you walk, you’ll notice some residential buildings and possibly some local cafes or eateries.
  4. Keep walking straight on Station Road until you reach the junction with St. Dunstan’s Street.
  5. Cross St. Dunstan’s Street and continue straight on Station Road.
  6. After a short walk, you’ll reach the intersection with White Horse Lane.
  7. Turn left onto White Horse Lane. You should start to see more traditional residential houses and possibly some local parks or green spaces.
  8. Follow White Horse Lane until you reach the Carpenters Arms Pub on your left.

Along the way, you’ll experience the charming atmosphere of Canterbury, with its mix of historic buildings, quaint streets, and local establishments. Keep an eye out for any interesting architecture or landmarks that catch your attention!

The Carpenters Arms
102 Black Griffin Ln, Canterbury CT1 2DE
  • Monday: 5 pm–12 am
  • Tuesday: 5 pm–12 am
  • Wednesday: 5 pm–12 am
  • Thursday: 5 pm–12 am
  • Friday: 5 pm–1 am
  • Saturday: 12 pm–1 am
  • Sunday: 12 pm–12 am
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