A fun-filled day of British history, scenery and aquatic adventure, take this coach trip to Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover and Greenwich. Begin with a tour of Leeds Castle, once home to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, before visiting the city of Canterbury where you’ll see from the outside the oldest cathedral in England. Afterwards, head to the coastline to the famous White Cliffs of Dover before traveling back to London’s Greenwich, a place filled with maritime history.
Leeds Castle - live it, love it! Deep in the cascading countryside of Kent sits Leeds Castle. Described by Lord Conway as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’, 500 acres of magnificent landscaped parkland surround the idyllic island. Henry VIII retreated to Leeds Castle to escape the plague raging in London during his reign. Early arrival ensures an almost private visit of Leeds Castle. Enjoy a walking tour of Canterbury. Discover the magnificent medieval city and centre of English Christianity. The line of succession from Augustine has seen 104 Archbishops uphold this prestige. Archbishop Thomas Becket was gruesomely murdered at Canterbury Cathedral in 1170. Henry VIII destroyed religious buildings to suit his needs and the Cathedral was no exception. Lunch -Tantalise your taste buds in close proximity to the spectacular cathedral.White Cliffs of Dover- the gateway to England! A port for over 2000 years, marvel at the White Cliffs of Dover and the English Channel. See Dover Castle, a key film location in 'The Other Boleyn Girl', which saw the castle transformed into the Tower of London where Anne Boleyn was imprisoned.Greenwich- overlooking the River Thames, Greenwich is a stunning World Heritage site bustling with fine maritime landmarks. See the Old Royal Naval College designed by Sir Christopher Wren, as well as the Royal Observatory and world-famous Cutty Sark, a fascinating 19th-century clipper ship.This tour finishes Victoria at approximately 6:30pm.