About Leeds Castle Canterbury White Cliffs of Dover and Greenwich with Thames River Cruise
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. Get the ultimate Tudor treat! 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! Canterbury Cathedral Centre of English Christianity and home to a succession of 104 Archbishops since Augustine Canterbury is a magnificent medieval city thats a must for any history buff. Discover the scene of Archbishop Thomas Beckets gruesome murder at Canterbury Cathedral in 1170. Learn the intriguing history behind this captivating masterpiece of medieval architecture. Marvel at the cathedrals spectacular stained glass windows many of which have survived from the late 12th and early 13th centuries. Lunch Tantalise your taste buds with a traditional 2 course meal. White Cliffs of Dover Visit the gateway to England and admire the famous the White Cliffs of Dover a stunning stretch of coastline that faces continental Europe. Youll 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 as well as the Royal Observatory and world-famous Cutty Sark a fascinating 19th-century clipper ship. Thames River Cruise Get a fresh perspective on Londons attractions with our River Thames boat ride from Greenwich to Embankment Pier passing Tower Bridge and stunning St. Pauls Cathedral along the route. Includes - Private visit to Leeds Castle Entry to Canterbury Cathedral - See the White Cliffs of Dover - See Dover Castle - See Naval College in Greenwich & Observatory - Thames Cruise from Greenwich to Embankment - Courtesy pick-up from central London Excludes - Meals and drinks unless specified - Tips and gratuities - Personal expenses Please Note - Pick-ups are available from Central London hotels only. - This tour will not include a visit to Greenwich and the River Boat Ride from July 25 to August 12 2012 inclusive. Refund will be given. - During the off peak season this tour may be subject to cancellation in which case alternatives-tour upgrades will be offered. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.