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Famous Faces of Kent

Famous Faces of Kent

Whether you are a history buff, enjoy a good period drama or like nothing better than exploring the narrow streets of our cathedral cities then this is the tour for you

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FAMOUS FACES OF KENT

 

29 July – 2 August 2019

Monday - Friday

5 Days

From £489

 

Whether you are a history buff, enjoy a good period drama or like nothing better than exploring the narrow streets of our cathedral cities then this is the tour for you.

 

Highlights

 

Rochester   |   Cruise   |   Fish & Chip Lunch    |   Canterbury   |   Tenterden Vineyard   |   Chapel Down Winery   |   Down House  |     Hever Castle

 

 

Day One

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick up service, and join your tour coach to travel south to Chatham with comfort stops enroute, arriving at your hotel late afternoon, giving time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

After a leisurely breakfast our excursion today takes us to Rochester, time at leisure before we board for our RiverCruiser for a midday cruise complete with informative commentary as we head down river past the Historic Dockyard Chatham, Rochester Castle and out to the Medway Estuary close to the Isle of Grain, a major habitat for diverse wetland birds, then head back towards Rochester Pier, fish & chips will be served onboard the boat – so no need to worry about lunch.

 

Day Three

First stop today is the historic town of Canterbury with time at leisure to explore the architecture and winding lanes and streets.  This afternoon we visit Tenterden Vineyard, home to the award-winning Chapel Down Winery.  Here a guided tour shows you the wine making process before finishing with a tasting of the produce – a perfect way to end the day!

 

Day Four

Today we visit Down House, Charles Darwin’s home, see the study where he wrote ‘On the Origin of Species’ and stroll through the gardens that inspired the great man.  In the afternoon we head to Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.  The splendid rooms and award-winning gardens boast over 700 years of history making this a memorable visit at any time of the year.

 

Day Five

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with refreshment stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          River Cruise inc Fish & Chip Lunch

·          Tour & Tasting Chapel Down Winery, Tenterden

·          Admission Down House

·          Admission Hever Castle.

 

BRIDGEWOOD MANOR HOTEL

The 4 star hotel is designed around an inner courtyard and located close to popular Rochester, guest bedrooms are all a good size with shower over the bath, TV, iron & ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer.  The hotel also has a bar, pool and lift.

 

 

DAY ONE

Beginning with your home pick-up you will join your tour coach and travel south to Chatham with comfort stops enroute, arriving at your hotel late afternoon, giving time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

After a leisurely breakfast our excursion today takes us to Rochester, time at leisure before we board for our RiverCruiser for a midday cruise complete with informative commentary as we head down river past the Historic Dockyard Chatham, Rochester Castle and out to the Medway Estuary close to the Isle of Grain, a major habitat for diverse wetland birds, then head back towards Rochester Pier, fish & chips will be served onboard the boat - so no need to worry about lunch.

B, D

DAY THREE

First stop today is the historic town of Canterbury with time at leisure to explore the architecture and winding lanes and streets. This afternoon we visit Tenterden Vineyard, home to the award-winning Chapel Down Winery. Here a guided tour shows you the wine making process before finishing with a tasting of the produce - a perfect way to end the day!

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we visit Down House, Charles Darwin's home, see the study where he wrote 'On the Origin of Species' and stroll through the gardens that inspired the great man. In the afternoon we head to Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The splendid rooms and award-winning gardens boast over 700 years of history making this a memorable visit at any time of the year.

B, D

DAY FIVE

After a leisurely breakfast we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with refreshment stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

BRIDGEWOOD MANOR HOTEL

The hotel is designed around an inner courtyard and located close to popular Rochester, guest bedrooms are all a good size with shower over the bath, TV, iron & ironing board, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer.  The hotel also has a bar, pool and lift.

 

 

INCLUDE:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Kentish Lady River Cruise

Guided tour of Allington Castle

Tour & Tasting Chapel Down Winery, Tenterden

Admission Down House

Admission Hever Castle

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Broughton Broughton, Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Wrexham, Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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