The Garden of England

United Kingdom
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From 29/03/2020 to 23/10/2020

Departure dates & prices

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  • Mar Sun 29 2020 to Apr Fri 03 2020
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    $2,201*
  • Apr Sun 19 2020 to Apr Fri 24 2020
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    $2,330*
  • May Sun 03 2020 to May Fri 08 2020
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    $3,249*
  • May Sun 17 2020 to May Fri 22 2020
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    $3,399*
  • May Sun 31 2020 to Jun Fri 05 2020
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    $3,399*
  • Jun Sun 07 2020 to Jun Fri 12 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Jun Sun 14 2020 to Jun Fri 19 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Jun Sun 21 2020 to Jun Fri 26 2020
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    $2,536*
  • Jun Sun 28 2020 to Jul Fri 03 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Jul Sun 05 2020 to Jul Fri 10 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Aug Sun 02 2020 to Aug Fri 07 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Aug Sun 16 2020 to Aug Fri 21 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Aug Sun 23 2020 to Aug Fri 28 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Sep Sun 06 2020 to Sep Fri 11 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Sep Sun 13 2020 to Sep Fri 18 2020
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    $3,339*
  • Sep Sun 20 2020 to Sep Fri 25 2020
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    $3,249*
  • Sep Sun 27 2020 to Oct Fri 02 2020
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    $3,249*
  • Oct Sun 04 2020 to Oct Fri 09 2020
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    $3,249*
  • Oct Sun 18 2020 to Oct Fri 23 2020
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    $3,249*

What's included

Visit the iconic castles and gardens of Hever, Leeds, Dover and Sissinghurst.
Delve into history on a behind-the-scenes tour of Canterbury Cathedral.
Sample celebrated beers at Shepherd Neame, Britain's oldest brewery.
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Itinerary

  • DAY 1 - London - Hever Castle - Whistable - Canterbury After meeting the group in London, we'll set a course for our first historic stop: Chartwell House. Many of us will know the public face of Sir Winston Churchill, but a chance to see inside Chartwell will give us a glimpse into his private home. From the library to the sitting room and study, this red stone manor is a time capsule brimming with insights into 1930s family life. We'll move on to Canterbury this afternoon - where a welcome dinner awaits. Accommodation: Abode Hotel (or similar)
  • DAY 2 - Canterbury - Faversham - Maidstone Our second day will begin with a visit to the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral. The oldest working church in England, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to medieval ruins, an oak-roofed Chapter House and a staggering gothic nave. Then: we'll move on to medieval Sandwich, and Broadstairs - which Dickens immortalised as 'Our English Watering Place'. Tonight, we'll rest our heads in the grounds of the spectacular Leeds Castle. Accommodation: Leeds Castle
  • DAY 3 - Maidstone This morning we'll take some time to explore Leeds Castle on a guided tour of the famous moat, the areas below stairs and the grand bedrooms (some of which were favoured by King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson during their frequent stays). Then: onwards to the Shepherd Neame Brewery in Faversham, where we'll be treated to a tour - with the chance to sample some award-winning beers. We'll round off the day with a seaside stroll in the quaint town of Whitstable before returning to the castle for the evening. Accommodation: Leeds Castle
  • DAY 4 - Maidstone - Tenterden - Rye Next stop: historic Tenterden, a quintessentially English town overlooking the valley of the River Rother. After taking a look around, we'll pull up a chair and get comfy at the Chapel Down winery - where we'll clink glasses over an included wine tasting. Our final destination of the day will be the charming market town of Rye, where we'll pay a visit to the Rye Heritage Centre. Accommodation: The Mermaid Inn (or similar)
  • DAY 5 - Rye - Dover - Rye Today we'll dedicate some time to exploring Rye's cobbled lanes and timber-clad houses, experiencing some of the magic that inspired writers and artists such as Henry James and Paul Nash. After tracing the shoreline and spotting those famous white cliffs, we'll arrive at Dover Castle: the gateway to the English coast. This fortress boasts evocative interiors that tell centuries of historic tales, not to mention far-reaching views from the Great Tower and dark medieval tunnels with covert cannons every few paces. The afternoon will see us back in Rye, where some free time will allow for the chance to see more of the town before our farewell dinner. Accommodation: The Mermaid Inn (or similar)
  • DAY 6 - Rye - Sissinghurst - Chartwell House - London There's still time for two more stops before our tour comes to a close. After visiting Sissinghurst Castle (where we'll find poet and writer Vita Sackville-West's famous gardens), we'll move on to Hever Castle - the fairytale childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Then: back to London, where we'll say our goodbyes.
Travel now, pay later
0% 12 months interest free†
Weekly
$43^^
Monthly
$184^
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