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Historic Houses Of Kent 5 Days - King Charles Htl

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF5249NE

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

From historic Gillingham our tour visits Kent’s revitalised seaside resorts, the rolling hills of the High Weald and the twin castles of Scotney.

PRICE FROM ? £299 per person
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - Full Day - Chartwell
Chartwell was the much-loved family home of Sir Winston Churchill from 1922 (entrance included)./nThe rooms remain much as they were originally, with personal mementoes reflecting on the interests of the great statesman, writer, painter and family man./nThe hillside gardens reflect his love of nature and include the lakes he created, the kitchen garden and the Marycot, a playhouse designed for his youngest daughter Mary./n

Day 3 - Full Day - Leeds Castle
Described by Lord Conway as ‘The Loveliest Castle in the World’, Leeds Castle (entry included in tour cost) is listed in the Domesday Book./nOriginally a Saxon fortress built in AD 857, it was rebuilt in stone by the Normans and later converted to a Royal Palace by Henry VIII. /nIn addition to the Castle, visitors can enjoy the grounds including the maze and grotto, Dog Collar Museum, aviary and two gift shops./n

Day 4 - Full Day - Penshurst Place
The grand manor house of Penshurst Place was once owned by Henry VIII and featured in the TV series ‘Wolf Hall’ (entrance included)./nWith 48 acres of Grounds, including the 11 acre formal Grade I listed Gardens, Penshurst Place and Gardens remains one of Britain’s most alluring spectacles./nThe ancient historic parkland of Penshurst Place provides scenic walks with two walking trails across the estate./n

Day 5 - Return Travel


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King Charles Hotel
Conveniently located in the heart of Gillingham, with its extensive shopping and amenities including the Royal Engineers Museum and Chatham Historic Dockyard, the King Charles Hotel offers quality accommodation and traditional dining. Lounge bar.

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