Kent, The Garden of England & Churchills Chartwell
Kent, The Garden of England & Churchill’s Chartwell
Departing 23rd September 2018
only £639 pps
We discover the rich history of the South East county of Kent, The Garden of England. This tour is packed with visits of the county’s favourite castles and gardens that are stooped in a rich history spanning over 900 years from Norman conquests to the more recent family home of Sir Winston Churchill.
- Return flights from Belfast City Airport to London Heathrow with Aer Lingus
- Airport taxes and security charges
- 1 piece of checked 20kg baggage
- Executive coaching for the duration of your tour
- 4 nights accommodation in the Holiday Inn Ashford Central
- English Breakfast and evening meals
- Visit to Canterbury
- Entrance to Penshurst Place and Hever Castle
- Entrance to Leeds Castle and Sissinghurst Castle Garden
- Entrance to Chartwell
- Visit to Royal Tunbridge Wells
- Services of an accompanying experienced Travel Solutions tour manager
Single Supplement – £100 per person
Belfast – London 8.45-10.15
London – Belfast 19.20-20.40
(correct at time of publication)
Holiday Inn Ashford Central
Low-key rooms and suites come with 24-hour room service, Wi-Fi (fee), cable/satellite TV and coffeemakers. Upgraded quarters add sofabeds and/or minibars. Kids 12 and under stay free.
There’s a traditional restaurant featuring a wood-beamed ceiling, and other amenities include a 24-hour bar, a garden and 7 meeting rooms
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Check-in at Belfast City Airport for our flight to London Heathrow where we will make our way to Canterbury for free time to visit the medieval town and its magnificent Cathedral.
This morning we visit Penshurst Place and Gardens, once owned by Henry VIII. We tour the 14th Century manor with its 500 acres of scenic parkland. On to the 700 year old Hever Castle with its double moats and childhood home of Anne Boleyn.
Today we visit Leeds Castle, often referred as “Loveliest Castle in the World”. This stunning castle surrounded by water sits in 500 acres of beautiful gardens. Then visit of Sissinghurst Castle Garden, National Trust property with gardens created by Vita Sackville-West, poet and writer.
After breakfast we make our way to Chartwell, National Trust property once family home of Sir Winston Churchill. The rooms remain as they were when he lived there, with pictures, books and personal mementoes evoking the career and interests of the famous statesmen. Afterwards we have free time to explore the town centre of Royal Tunbridge Wells.
We have time to relax at the hotel before leaving for London Heathrow Airport for our return flight to Belfast City Airport.
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Departing 23 Sep 2018
Adult prices from £639