Kent - Castles, Gardens & a Train

Kent - Castles, Gardens & a Train

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.

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.

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 Penshurst Place and Hever Castle, and we enjoy a light railway journey exploring the Kent coast.

 

 

Overnight hotel day 1: Novotel, Wolverhampton (1 night D, B&B)

 

Hotel days 2 – 6: Ashford International Hotel, Ashford (5 nights D, B&B)

Our hotel is situated just outside the quintessential English village of Ashford. Its 179 contemporary bedrooms are equipped with TV,hairdryer, tea/coffee-making facilities, air-con and complimentary WiFi. The hotel also has aswimming pool, gym, sauna and steam room.

 

Overnight hotel day 7: Park Inn by Radisson, Telford (1 night D, B&B)

Day 1

Europa Buscentre to the Midlands via Stena Line ferry from Belfast to Wolverhampton via Cairnryan.

D

Day 2

We make a stop in Oxford before continuing around London to our hotel in Ashford.

B, D

Day 3

Enjoy a free day to benefit from the hotel’s leisure facilities or travel into Ashford.

B, D

Day 4

Today it is Hever Castle and Gardens, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Due to popular demand and many requests we spend
the day exploring the romantic double-moated castle and the 125 acres of glorious gardens

B, D

Day 5

It’s off to the 14th century, and former home of Henry VIII, Penshurst Place where we have time to explore both the house and gardens.
After lunch we return to Ashford via the High Weald, stopping in Rye

B, D

Day 6

There is a short journey to Dungeness where we board the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway and enjoy a scenic coastline journey to the historic cinque port town of Hythe. Restaurants, antique dealers, small familyowned shops and old buildings are features waiting to be explored

B, D

Day 7

We leave Ashford for a leisurely journey through the Chiltern Hills to our final hotel in Telford.

B, D

Day 8

Telford to Belfast via Holyhead and Dublin with Stena Line.

B

B=Breakfast Included , D=Dinner Included

Tour Highlights

Oxford • Hever Castle and Gardens • Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway • Penshurst Place and Gardens • Rye

 

Price Excludes

• Single Room Supplement £165

• Holiday Insurance

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Europa Buscentre Ulsterbus Tours, Europa Buscentre Stands 2-5
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04 Aug
2019
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