Leeds Castle & East Sussex Railway 5 Days -Queens
Eastbourne is one of Britain's more elegant resorts, enjoying a glorious location on the South Coast. Because it is sheltered by Beachy Head and the South Downs it has an excellent sunshine record, always coming around the top of the sunshine league. It has a spacious promenade to stroll along and the world-famous Carpet Gardens line the seafront. Eastbourne has clean inviting beaches predominantly of shingle leading to sand at low tide and offering excellent bathing. There's plenty to see and do with first class shops, cinemas, museums, shows, concerts and dancing in the Winter Gardens. There is also a large variety of sporting facilities, whether you want to play or spectate, such as boating, bowls, golf, putting, and walking on the South Downs.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Kent & East Sussex Railway and Herstmonceux Castle Gardens
Weave between Tenterden and Bodiam on England’s finest rural light railway./nExperience travel from the bygone era on-board this unique collection of coaches and locomotives./nHerstmonceux Castle is one of the oldest significant brick buildings to still be standing. /nIts magnificent moated castle is set in beautiful parkland with superb Elizabethan gardens. /nYou may recognise this privately owned estate from many of the TV and film productions it has appeared in./n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Day 4 - 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 5 - Return Travel
Queens Hotel - Eastbourne
This magnificent Victorian hotel is situated in an outstanding position overlooking the pier. All 127 bedrooms have central heating and bath or shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, intercom, hair dryer and TV with radio channels. With spacious public rooms which include a bar, snooker room, sun lounge and two restaurants, the Queens Hotel has plenty to keep you entertained whilst you’re on your coach holiday to Eastbourne. There are several function rooms; including the Princes Suite with its own bar where entertainment is provided most evenings. In addition, there are two lifts that serve all floors, and a wheelchair lift that is now available between the ground floor’s two levels.