Description

Private Visit to Leeds Castle Described as 'the loveliest castle in the world' by Lord Conway, Leeds Castle sits in 500 acres of landscaped parkland across two idyllic islands, deep in the heart of the magnificent Kent countryside. Early arrival ensures an almost private visit of Leeds Castle, where Henry VIII retreated to escape the plague raging in London during his reign. Exclusive to Golden Tours at Leeds Castle Golden Tours and Leeds Castle have the ultimate Tudor treat for you! Upon arrival at Leeds Castle you will be greeted by your guide. Discover the history of this magical castle and sample a glass of mead as Henry VIII would have! (During the summer months, the Mead is unavailable on Saturdays). Visit Canterbury Cathedral Centre of English Christianity and home to a succession of 104 Archbishops since Augustine, Canterbury is a magnificent medieval city that’s a must for any history buff. Discover the scene of Archbishop Thomas Becket’s gruesome murder at Canterbury Cathedral in 1170. Learn the intriguing history behind this captivating masterpiece of medieval architecture. Marvel at the cathedral’s spectacular stained glass windows, many of which have survived from the late 12th and early 13th centuries. Free Lunch Pack** To ensure you make the most of each attraction and don’t waste valuable exploring time, our tour includes a lunch pack, completely free of charge! Save time, money and dodge the inconvenience of finding somewhere to eat. White Cliffs of Dover Visit the gateway to England and admire the famous White Cliffs of Dover, with a photo stop on the stunning stretch of coastline that faces continental Europe. You'll also see Dover Castle, a commanding medieval fortress rising over the English Channel and a key film location in 'The Other Boleyn Girl'. Greenwich Overlooking the River Thames, Greenwich is a stunning World Heritage site bustling with fine maritime landmarks. See the Old Royal Naval College designed by Sir Christopher Wren and world–famous Cutty Sark, a fascinating 19th–century clipper ship. River Thames Boat Ride Get a fresh perspective on London’s attractions with our River Thames boat ride from Greenwich to Embankment Pier, passing Tower Bridge and stunning St. Paul’s Cathedral along the route. Estimated arrival time back in Embankment Pier, where the tour ends, is around 6.30pm

Inclusions
  • Free Lunch Pack
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned coach
  • Thames boat ride
  • Entry to Canterbury Cathedral
  • Private visit to Leeds Castle
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up & return
  • Gratuities
Additional Information
  • Please Note: Leeds Castle will be closed on 4 November 2018. Therefore we will be visiting Dover Castle instead.
  • Return point: Embankment Pier
  • Departure point: 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH
  • Return(approx.): 6:30pm
  • Departure: 8:30am
  • Check-in: 8:00am
Departure Point
Tel: 44 (0)20 7233 7030/ 1 800 548 7083Email: london@grayline.comMain departure point: Golden Tours Visitors Centre, 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH
Booking is not cancellable.

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