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Famous Faces of Kent

Famous Faces of Kent

Door to Door Service

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Door to Door Service

Whether you are a history buff, enjoy a good period drama or like nothing better than exploring the narrow streets of our cathedral cities then this is the tour for you. We start the holiday with a visit to the historic Chatham Dockyard that is the filming set for Call the Midwife, we continue onto Rochester where you have some free time to explore local attractions. A stop at the historic town of Canterbury and entrance to the famous Cathedral, take an afternoon visit to Chapel Down Winery for an opportunity to taste the produce. Finally, we visit Down House the home of Charles Darwin, with an afternoon head to Hever Castle.

 

Mercure Great Danes Hotel****

A modern 4-star hotel set in 20 acres of grounds, the hotel has all the amenities you would expect including Brasserie and Bar, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and spa bath. There is a lift to all floors except in the Old Manor House Wing. All the bedrooms are en-suite and have TV, tea/coffee facilities and hairdryer.

 

Price includes

  • Door to door pick up service

  • Elite coach travel

  • 4 nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast

  • Free use of the hotels leisure facilities

  • Entrance to Historic Dockyard Chatham

  • A tour a tasting at Chapel Down Winery

  • Admission to Down House

  • Admission to Hever Castle

 

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Day 1

Picked up from home by one of our Door to Door vehicles and then travel by Elite coach to Ashford

Day 2


Day 2 Begin the day at the Historic Dockyard Chatham. With a history that spans from the Spanish Armada to the Falklands Crisis and more recently as a set for Call the Midwife, this is a fascinating visit. Continue to Rochester, famous for its links to Charles Dickens. Explore attractions such as Restoration House, the Guildhall Museum and the Cathedral. Admissions can be included for an additional cost.

Day 3

First stop today is the historic town of Canterbury, with time at leisure to explore the historic architecture and winding lanes and streets of the city. Admission to the famous Canterbury Cathedral and Canterbury Tales Museum can be arranged for an additional cost. This afternoon visit Tenterden Vineyard, home to the award winning Chapel Down Winery. A guided tour shows visitors the wine making process before finishing with a tasting of the produce. The perfect way to round off the tour!

Day 4

Visit Down House, Charles Darwin's home. See the study where he wrote 'On the Origin of Species' and stroll through the gardens that inspired the great man. In the afternoon head to Hever Castle, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The splendid rooms and award-winning gardens boast over 700 years of history making this a memorable visit at any time of year.

Day 5

We return home arriving back in Yorkshire early in the evening.

Booking information

** TO BOOK THIS HOLIDAY, CLICK ON THE "DEPARTURE DATE" TAB & THEN ON THE SHOPPING TROLLEY ICON**

Mercure Great Danes Hotel****

A modern 4-star hotel set in 20 acres of grounds, the hotel has all the amenities you would expect including Brasserie and Bar, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and spa bath. There is a lift to all floors except in the Old Manor House Wing. All the bedrooms are en-suite and have TV, tea/coffee facilities and hairdryer.

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