Folkestone, Leeds Castle & Sussex Steam
7 Days Away
Located in Kent, the Garden of England, the resort of Folkestone has a unique charm and offers plenty to entertain. A great base from which to enjoy the historic delights of Leeds Castle and the sights, sounds and service of a bygone age on the Kent & East Sussex Railway.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
• Coach travel with reserved seating throughout
• Six nights dinner, bed and breakfast at the Grand Burstin Hotel, Folkestone
• Evening entertainment
• Free time to enjoy Folkestone
• Inclusive admission to Leeds Castle
• A journey on-board the Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway with an inclusive cream tea.
Located in Kent, the Garden of England, Folkestone was once a small fishing harbour but is now a major port connecting UK to mainland Europe via a busy ferry schedule. Despite its changing landscape this Edwardian resort still maintains its unique charm and has plenty to offer itself.
Your Included Itinerary
Folkestone with its view over the Channel, picturesque harbour and cliff top promenade, is the gateway to Europe. The resorts beautiful south facing beach is the perfect place to relax on a summer’s day whilst the town centre is home to many high street stores.
Discover almost 900 years of history at Leeds Castle, one of the most visited historic buildings in Britain. Listed in the Domesday Survey, this castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal residence of six of England’s medieval queens, a palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon and a retreat for the powerful and influential.
Kent & East Sussex Railway
Travel on one of the UK’s most prestigious heritage railways from Tenterden, taking in the length and breadth of the Kentish countryside. Sit back and relax as the historic steam engine pulls away from the station and takes you through the stops which, a hundred years ago, would have had passengers waiting to board. Enjoy this authentic experience with stunning scenery passing by along with a delicious cream tea aboard this historic train.
Grand Burstin Hotel, Folkestone
Located by the seaside, overlooking both the harbour and beaches in Folkestone – with views to France on clear days – the striking Grand Burstin Hotel offers quality and style in relaxing surroundings.
Hotel Features: All bedrooms with en-suite facilities, TV & tea/coffee making facilities • Bar • Lounge • Restaurant • Lift to all floors • Leisure suite • Free Wi-Fi in all public areas.
Please note our excursion on the Kent & East Sussex Steam Railway is a round trip and will not terminate at the Sussex Village of Bodiam as previously advertised, we apologize for any inconvenience caused RC 1/5
UK Holiday InsuranceInsurance
At Caledonian, we always do everything we can to ensure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish. For this reason, we strongly recommend you take out holiday insurance to ensure you’re prepared for the unexpected.
To provide you with a travel insurance policy designed with our customers in mind, we’ve teamed up with specialist insurance providers Towergate Chapman Stevens. Some of the benefits of our insurance policy include:
• All ages are considered
• 24-hour English speaking emergency assistance
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