Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Dover

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  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration: 10 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3858EE022

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Escape the hustle-bustle of London for a day and travel to the English countryside for a tour of Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Dover. Enjoy a private viewing of beautiful Leeds Castle before the doors open to the public, get an exclusive tour inside UNESCO World Heritage–listed Canterbury Cathedral, and admire the symbolic White Cliffs of Dover. Listen to your guide's expert commentary throughout the day through your personal headphones.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Led by a Blue Badge guide
  • All entrance fees included
Board a coach in central London in the morning, pop in your state-of-the-art Vox headphones and relax on the drive out of the busy city and into the scenic English countryside. Enjoy clear, crisp commentary about the sights from your guide, piping straight into your personal earbuds, adjusting the volume to your preferences. On the way, you’ll drive through Greenwich, home of the Royal Observatory and the Prime Meridian, where the world’s time is set.

Arrive at Leeds Castle before the crowds arrive for an exclusive private viewing of the 12th-century castle and grounds.
Leeds Castle is picture-perfect, set in a shimmering lake and surrounded by idyllic greenery that spans 500 acres (202 hectares). Inside, admire a superb collection of medieval furniture and tapestries and Impressionist art, and learn how the castle has traded hands over the centuries. Stop by the bird aviary and try your hand at the castle's popular maze formed by towering hedges.

Next, head to Canterbury Cathedral, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage–listed Gothic church built in the 11th century. Canterbury Cathedral is
considered the birthplace of English Christianity, so it comes with some fascinating history. With your Vox headphones, your guide has the unique privilege of leading your large group into the quiet cathedral for a tour of the treasures that lie inside.

Re-board the coach for a drive through the Kent countryside, known as the Garden of England, with its quaint villages and pretty landscapes. Reach the coast to admire the White Cliffs of Dover — towering chalk-white cliffs overlooking the historic English Channel. Learn why this site is so symbolic for the English, and look up to see England's largest castle, Dover Castle, looming on the hilltop.


After a day full of sightseeing, arrive back in London in the evening.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from Victoria Coach Station; hotel pickup available from selected located London hotels
Departure Time:
8:45am
Duration:
10 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Concludes at Victoria Coach Station

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Code: EN22

Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Dover with English speaking guide

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Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Dover with Portuguese speaking guide

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Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Dover

Leeds Castle

Inclusions:
  • Blue Badge guide
  • Hotel pickup available
  • Entrance fees
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 50 people)
  • Vox headphones for guided commentary
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel drop-off
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Becky N, August 2015

Great trip.

Reviewed by: Jeannie G, August 2015

Leslie was the best tour guide I could have asked for! She knew so very much about our stops and was helpful in helping us get back to our hotel with the tube strike going on.

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