Folkestone, White Cliffs and Battle of Britain Memorial Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Canterbury

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Start the excursion with a WW1-themed walk in the Edwardian seaside resort of Folkestone, including the Leas promenade, old town and historic harbour, from where soldiers left for the Western Front. Next visit the poignant Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-Le-Ferne with an iconic Spitfire and Hurricane on display. Enjoy an exhilarating walk on the famous White Cliffs of Dover before driving down to picturesque St Margaret's Bay where both Noel Coward and Ian Fleming lived. To round the day off, enjoy a traditional 'cream tea' with homemade scones, jam and cream in a typical English tearoom, which also has a fascinating museum dedicated to WW2.
Enjoy a complimentary pick up from Ashford, Canterbury, Folkestone or Dover. This can be arranged from any hotel in these areas, any railway station (including high-speed line from London), Dover Cruise Terminal or Ferry Port.This 4-hour excursion starts with a WW1-themed walk in the Edwardian seaside resort of Folkestone, including the Leas promenade, old town and historic harbour, from where soldiers left for the Western Front. Next you visit the poignant Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-Le-Ferne with an iconic Spitfire and Hurricane on display. Enjoy an exhilarating walk on the famous White Cliffs of Dover before driving down to picturesque St Margaret's Bay where both Noel Coward and Ian Fleming lived.To round the day off, you will get an opportunity to enjoy a traditional 'cream tea' with homemade scones, jam and cream in a typical English tearoom, which also has a fascinating museum dedicated to WW2.Excursion time is approximately 4 hours including 1 hour in Folkestone, 30 minutes at Battle of Britain Memorial, 45 minutes at the White Cliffs Experience and 45 minutes at St Margaret's Bay. The remaining time is spent driving between sites and making photo stops.In the event of very poor weather, the walking segments of the tour in Folkestone and on the White Cliffs may be replaced with a visit to Dover Castle (entrance at own expense). In this event the cream tea will be served in the Castle.A return drop off at any of the above towns, railway stations or ports is also included.

What’s included

  • Morning/afternoon tea
  • Bottled water in vehicle
  • All activities as per itinerary
  • Registered Blue Badge guide, Member of ITG (Institute of Tour Guiding) and Guild of Registered Tour Guides
  • Professional Private Hire Driver/guide, Member of DGA (Driver Guides Association)
  • Headsets in order to hear guide clearly in and out of vehicle
  • Complimentary hotel, port or station pickup and drop-off as specified
  • Private small-group tour
  • Transportation in fully licensed air-conditioned MPV
  • Fuel, parking costs and polls
  • Entry/Admission - White Cliffs of Dover
  • Entry/Admission - The Leas Promenade
  • Entry/Admission - Battle of Britain Memorial

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees to Dover Castle if visited
  • Meals (if applicable)

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Led by a Blue Badge guide
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