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Kent Coast & Castles 5 Days - King Charles Hotel

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF5254

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 ? £309 per person
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Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Chatham Historic Dockyard & Whitstable
Discover fascinating Chatham Historic Dockyard and discover the 'age of sail' seeing where mighty ships were built that mastered the oceans. We also call at seaside Whitstable./n

Day 3 - Scotney Castle & Maidstone
We journey to the High Weald, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to visit the delightful house and gardens of Scotney Castle (entry included in tour cost). /nThe ruined ‘Old Castle’ stands on a moated island surrounded by sloping wooded gardens with many beautiful flowering shrubs. /nThe ‘New Castle’ was built in the 1800s in Tudor style with more formal lawns and planting./nKent's county town lies at the very heart of the Garden of England. Historic gems hide around every corner and there are pleasant strolls around the town to learn more as well as fantastic shopping opportunities in the pedestrianised centre./n

Day 4 - Margate, Ramsgate & Hornby Visitor Centre
On the North Kent coast we find the regenerated resort town of Margate, popular with young fashionable Londoners. /nMargate is home to the new Turner Gallery, many unique and interesting shops, and the re-opened Dreamland fairground. /nRamsgate has undergone significant redevelopment, especially along its picturesque waterfront. /nMuseums can be found dedicated to subjects as diverse as Maritime history, Microcomputers, and Pugin architecture (entry fees may apply)./nThe town is also home to the largest Wetherspoons pub in the world, in a refurbished casino building on the seafront. /nThe centre features rare products from the Hornby, Scalextric, Airfix and Corgi archives (entry included in tour cost)./nTrack the history of Hornby from Frank Hornby’s early home-made toys to the development of Hornby ‘O’ gauge and Hornby-Dublo./nDon't miss the spectacular Model Railway and Scalextric layouts./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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