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Kensington Palace & Afternoon Tea

Kensington Palace & Afternoon Tea

There is something quite special about Kensington Palace, built in 1605 it became the royal home for William & Mary in 1689. It was saved from falling into ruin by Queen Victoria who was determined to save the Palace where she was born and spent her childhood.

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KENSINGTON PALACE & Afternoon Tea

Bank Holiday Weekend Break

 

4 – 5 May 2019

Saturday – Sunday

2 Days

From £189

 

There is something quite special about Kensington Palace, built in 1605 it became the royal home for William & Mary in 1689.  It was saved from falling into ruin by Queen Victoria who was determined to save the Palace where she was born and spent her childhood.  She secured government support to renovate the Palace in in recent years it has been home to many royals including the Queen’s sister, Princess Margaret, Diana, Princess of Wales and currently the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and Duke & Duchess of Sussex.

 

Highlights

 

Kensington Palace   |   Afternoon Tea  

 

Day One

We depart from your selected pick-up point, join your tour coach and travel south with comfort stops enroute, arriving at your hotel late afternoon.  Evening at leisure (dinner not included), explore your surroundings and perhaps get a bite to eat.

 

Day Two

Enjoy a full cooked buffet breakfast in your hotel before we depart for Kensington Palace, you can explore the fabulous State Rooms and exhibits revealing the surprising stories of many of the Palace’s inhabitants over the centuries.  More recently the Palace was home to Diana, Princess of Wales and the very successful exhibition of her fashion story will be followed in 2019 by Kensington Palace marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. A baby who, as Queen, would one day rule over the largest empire the world has ever known. The Palace have a new exhibition sitting alongside the re-presentation of the rooms the young Victoria called home, with drersses and accessories on show spanning the last four decades of her life as well as her diaries written by Victoria in Urdu. We follow up our visit with a superb afternoon tea served in the grounds overlooking the gardens before we depart for home late afternoon.

 

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          1 nights’ accommodation & breakfast

·          Admission Kensington Palace

·          Afternoon tea at the Orangery.

 

COPTHORNE TARA HOTEL, Kensington

A contemporary 4-star hotel located near The Royal Albert Hall and just a two minute walk from Kensington High Street, renowned for its warm hospitality the hotel offers well-appointed and comfortable rooms with an enviable central London location right in Kensington.

 

DAY ONE

From your local selected pick-up point, join your tour coach and travel south with comfort stops enroute, arriving at your hotel late afternoon. Evening at leisure (dinner not included), explore your surroundings and perhaps get a bite to eat.

DAY TWO

Enjoy a full cooked buffet breakfast in your hotel before we depart for Kensington Palace, you can explore the fabulous State Rooms and exhibits revealing the surprising stories of many of the Palace's inhabitants over the centuries. More recently the Palace was home to Diana, Princess of Wales and the very successful exhibition of her fashion story will be followed in 2019 with a special exhibition that will mark 200 years since the birth of Queen Victoria at Kensington Palace. We follow up our visit with a superb afternoon tea served in the grounds overlooking the gardens before we depart for home late afternoon.

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B=Breakfast Included

COPTHORNE TARA HOTEL, Kensington

A contemporary 4-star hotel located near The Royal Albert Hall and just a two minute walk from Kensington High Street, renowned for its warm hospitality the hotel offers well-appointed and comfortable rooms with an enviable central London location right in Kensington.

 

 

INCLUDED:

All coach travel

1 nights accommodation & breakfast

Admission Kensington Palace

Afternoon tea at the Orangery

 

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
Abergele Abergele, Tesco Bus Stop
Bangor Bangor Bus Stop Opposite Railway Station
Birkenhead Birkenhead, The Old Pump House
Buckley Buckley, Mold Road outside Town Council Buildings
Chester Chester, Delamere Street
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Connahs Quay Connahs Quay , Boat House Bus Stop CH5 4DD
Deeside, Deeside, Deeside Leisure Centre
Ellesmere Port Ellesmere Port, Library Civic Way
Flint Jones Motors Spar Garage, Chester Road, Flint, CH6 5DZ
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan , Y Bont Bus Stop Aber Road
Mold Mold , Chester Street (near Bus Station)
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub
Oswestry Oswestry , Little Chef/Mile End Services
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr , Bangor Road (Spar/ Llys Clwyd)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Prestatyn Prestatyn, Bus Station
Rhyl Rhyl , The Clock by the Sea Life Centre
Shotton Shotton, Ash Grove
Wrexham Wrexham, King Street Bus Station
Opposite taxi rank
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