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Vineyards, Dickens & Canterbury Tales

Canterbury

The heart of Kent is English countryside at its best, a landscape of rolling hills and wooded valleys, orchards and vineyards, splendid castles and many historic houses.

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VINEYARDS, DICKENS & CANTERBURY TALES

 

8 - 12 June 2020

7 - 11 September 2020

Monday - Friday

Monday - Friday

5 Days

5 Days

From £459

From £459


HIGHLIGHTS

 

Royal Tunbridge Wells   |   Biddenden Vineyards   |   Chatham Historic Dockyards   |   Canterbury

 

The heart of Kent is English countryside at its best, a landscape of rolling hills and wooded valleys, orchards and vineyards, splendid castles and many historic houses.  Our tour includes a visit to Biddenden Vineyard, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Chatham Dockyards and experience the history and heritage of Canterbury with its stunning architecture and world-famous buildings.

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart for your holiday from your own front door, join your tour coach and travel south with comfort stops enroute. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

After a leisurely breakfast we travel to nearby Royal Tunbridge Wells, a charming historic town away from the hustle and bustle, here you will have free time to walk through the pretty colonnaded walkway known as the Pantiles and the Chalybeate Spring – first discovered over 400 years ago and it still forms a central part of the town today.  After lunch we continue to Biddenden Vineyards where we will enjoy a vineyard, walk, winery talk and a complimentary glass of wine to round off our day.

 

DAY THREE

Our excursions this morning takes us to Chatham for an included visited to the historic dockyards, a site of international maritime heritage significance and the most complete Dockyard of the Age of Sail in the world.  80 acres in size the dockyard has over 100 buildings & structures the majority of which were constructed between 1704 & 1855.

 

DAY FOUR

Today we travel to Canterbury where we meet our guide for an entertaining tour of the city.  After our tour there will be a little free time in order for you to obtain lunch before we head to the coast, including Herne Bay & Whitstable with their beautiful beach fronts.

 

DAY FIVE

After a relaxing breakfast we depart for our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Porterage

  • Tour & tasting at Biddenden Vineyards

  • Admission Chatham Historic Dockyard

  • Guided tour Canterbury.

 

TUDOR PARK MARRIOTT HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB

Located in Maidstone the Tudor Park Marriott Hotel is set within hundreds of acres of lush parkland.  The hotel boasts a tranquil spa, indoor pool and fully equipped gym as well as Conical Grill restaurant and a relaxed bar.  Bedrooms feature iron/ironing board, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

 

 

DAY ONE

Commence your holiday from your own front door, join your tour coach and travel south with comfort stops enroute. Arrive at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

D

DAY TWO

After a leisurely breakfast we travel to nearby Royal Tunbridge Wells, a charming historic town away from the hustle and bustle, here you will have free time to walk through the pretty colonnaded walkway known as the Pantiles and the Chalybeate Spring - first discovered over 400 years ago and it still forms a central part of the town today. After lunch we continue to Biddenden Vineyards where we will enjoy a vineyard, walk, winery talk and a complimentary glass of wine to round off our day.

B, D

DAY THREE

Our excursions this morning takes us to Chatham for an included visited to the historic dockyards, a site of international maritime heritage significance and the most complete Dockyard of the Age of Sail in the world. 80 acres in size the dockyard has over 100 buildings & structures the majority of which were constructed between 1704 & 1855.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Today we travel to Canterbury where we meet our guide for an entertaining tour of the city. After our tour there will be a little free time in order for you to obtain lunch before we head to the coast, including Herne Bay & Whitstable with their beautiful beach fronts.

B, D

DAY FIVE

After a relaxing breakfast we depart for our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

TUDOR PARK MARRIOTT HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB

Located in Maidstone the Tudor Park Marriott Hotel is set within hundreds of acres of lush parkland.  The hotel boasts a tranquil spa, indoor pool and fully equipped gym as well as Conical Grill restaurant and a relaxed bar.  Bedrooms feature iron/ironing board, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Porterage

Tour & tasting at Biddenden Vineyards

Admission Chatham Historic Dockyard

Guided tour Canterbury

 

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.

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