Guided Day Tours Around London
Pictured above - Ightham Mote (left), Bodiam Castle and Scotney Castle.
THE GARDEN OF ENGLAND9 HOURS
- Orchards, Country Homes and Gardens of Kent
The Kent countryside is studded with pretty villages, Gardens and Castles. In a full 9 hour day tour from London you can visit up to 2 places featured below. Please see list below of places of interest.
Chartwell, once home of Sir Winston Churchill. See beautiful gardens, Churchills art studio, lake and Churchill memorabilia. The fascination with the great statesman remains and Churchill has been voted by the public as Britain's greatest Britain. Churchill loved the views of the glorious English countryside from Chartwell like all of todays visitors.
Hever Castle, childhood home of Queen Anne Boleyn, Henry the 8th's second wife. See award winning gardens; featuring Roman statues, impressive rose gardens, traditional Yew hedge maze, Italian sunken gardens, chamber with real medieval instruments of torture. lake and water maze, which is really great for children. This castle is a favorite with families.
Ightham Mote, a delightful moated manor house with 650 years of history. All set within delightful gardens including woodland walks and lakes. The tour includes Tudor Chapel, crypt, drawing room and Victorian Billiards room.
Bodiam Castle, a delightful moated fortress. Great for children to run around.
Penhurst Place with breathtaking medieval Barons Great Hall and gardens divided by a mile of Yew hedges! This is an extraordinary great house. Penshurst Place is one of England's greatest family-owned stately homes with a history going back six and a half centuries.
Scotney Castle Garden, one of England's most romantic with wonderful gardens surrounding the ruins of a 14th century moated keep. Wisteria, azaleas, rhododenrons, kalmia flower in profusion. Roses and clematis scramble over the remains of the Old Castle. Summer or Autumn is perfect for visits to this secret of the Kent Weald.
It is possible to visit 2 or 3 locations in one day. Including enough time for a leisurely lunch. We would recommend one of the regions select country pub, it is all part of the experience.
|TOUR FOR:||COST||Jan-April, Nov. & Dec.|
|1-2 people||£350||10% discount |
|3-4 people||£420||10% discount |
|5-6 people||£495||10% discount |
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Cost are per car not per person and include: The services of your professional authorised Blue Badge driver/guide with luxury people carrier with air-con front and back, local tax, parking, complimentary mineral water, newspaper, tour planning for vacations and theatre booking if required. Our Blue Badge driver guides are authorised to give guided tours inside many of the great churches, museums and castles. Guides gratuity is at your discretion. Entrance fees are not included.
Cost for extended vacations is based on a daily rate and number of persons touring.
Qualify for Winter* rates when you book two full day tours in and around London. Offer not to include period starting 20th of December to the 2nd of January. Touring on the 24th/25th/26th /31st of December/1st January will incur a £150 per day surchange.
- For up to 2 people, per day cost: £350 GBP including guides overnight expenses.
- For up to 4 people, per day cost: £450 GBP including guides overnight expenses.
- For up to 6 people, per day cost: £550 GBP including guides overnight expenses.
Entrance fees are not included. Example of entrance fees: The Tower of London: £13.50 for adults, £37.50 for family (2+3) The British Museum: FREE, Natural History Museum: FREE, Science Museum: FREE, Shakespeares Globe: £8.00 for adults, £24.00 for family (2+3) London Eye: £11.50 Westminster Abbey £7.50 for adults, £15.00 for family. Windsor Castle: £12.00 for adults, £30.00 for families (2+3)
How to pay and cancellation
We accept Visa, Mastercard Or Cash. Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will incur the full cost of tour. Cancellations with less than 14 days notice will incur 50% of full cost of tour.