This small-group tour gives you the opportunity to visit Thomas Hardy's birthplace, the evocative cob and thatch cottage, and visitor center. Experience Max Gate of Dorchester, a house he built for himself and his first wife, Emma Lavinia Gifford, also where he died in 1928. Far from the Madding Crowd, Tess of the d'Urbervilles - If you've heard of these titles, you'll know this truly a literary tour. If you are a Hardy fan, then this is one tour you don't want to miss. The tour can last up to 5-6 hours depending on time of the year, traffic, and how much you want to get to know the man behind the true literary greats.
• 6 hours