You’re never stuck for things to do and see in Kent. Its beautiful shoreline is dotted with idyllic sand and shingle beaches and bustling seaside resorts.
Youre never stuck for things to do and see in Kent. Its beautiful shoreline is dotted with idyllic sand and shingle beaches and bustling seaside resorts. And its garden of England landscape is speckled with hop gardens and oast houses, orchards and farms, historic castles and towering cathedrals. Our tour takes us to the wonderful gardens at Sissinghurst and Hever, historic Royal Tunbridge Wells, the ancient cinque port of Rye and the stunning city of Canterbury.
Our four-star Ashford International Hotel is just outside the quintessential English village of Ashford. Its 179 contemporary en-suite bedrooms are equipped with TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, air-con and complimentary WiFi. The hotel also has a swimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room.
Europa Buscentre to the Midlands via Stena Line ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan.
Hotel: Village Urban Resort, Walsall (1 night D, B&B)
We make a lunch stop in Windsor before continuing around London to our hotel in Ashford.
Hotel: Ashford International Hotel, Ashford (5 nights D, B&B)
Free day. Enjoy the hotel’s leisure facilities or travel into Ashford.B, D
A full day in Canterbury, dominated by its beautiful, ancient cathedral. Take time to explore the city’s historic architecture, browse its boutique shops or peruse a museum.B, D
After breakfast we visit the ancient cinque port of Rye, once a port but now some distance from the sea. After lunchtime we visit Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, designed as a series of ‘rooms’, each with a different character of colour and theme.B, D
We travel to Hever Castle and Gardens, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Explore the romantic double-moated castle and the 125 acres of glorious gardens. In the afternoon, we stop at the charming historic town of Royal Tunbridge Wells..B, D
We leave Ashford for a leisurely journey through the Chiltern Hills to our final hotel in Shropshire.
Hotel : Park Inn by Radisson, Telford (1 night D, B&B)
Telford to Belfast via Holyhead and Dublin with Stena Line.B
B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included
Windsor Canterbury Rye Sissinghurst Castle Gardens Hever Castle and Gardens Royal Tunbridge Wells
Single Room Supplement £165