Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover & Greenwich River Boat Ride with Free Lunch Pack
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 – More Sightseeing Time
To save you time, money and the struggle of finding somewhere to eat, our tour also includes a totally tasty Lunch pack! Avoid wasting time waiting for a meal in a restaurant - it means you can make the most of each stop and won’t waste valuable exploring time.
The 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\\\\\\\'.
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 the world–famous Cutty Sark, a fascinating 19th–century clipper ship.
Explore Canterbury’s Christmas Market on 16th November until 23rd December 2018
During your trip to the medieval city of Canterbury, you’ll have the opportunity to stop off at their popular Christmas Market in Whitefriars Square. With over 70 wooden cabined huts adorned with holly and ivy, housing delicious smokey bratwursts, mugs of hot, fruity mulled wine, unique trinkets and festive gifts, activities for children and much more, it’s the perfect addition to your Christmas adventure. With live musical entertainment including sing-a-long festive classics, it’ll be sure to get you in the Christmas spirit. Once you’ve wandered the market, you can also explore the nearby shops for those last-minute presents still on your list!
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
Free Walking Tour - Special bonus
Why not follow in the footsteps of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge or take in the places where the Fab Four worked and played in London. The walking tour you decide to go on will surely captivate you, with it being an experience to truly remember.
Choose from: The Royal Walking Tour - The Beatles London Walking Tour.
- Exclusive Mead tour
- See Dover Castle
- Luxury air–conditioned vehicle
- See Naval College in Greenwich
- Free Lunch Pack
- Entry to Canterbury Cathedral
- See the White Cliffs of Dover
- River Thames boat ride from Greenwich to Embankment
- Private visit to Leeds Castle
Days of Departure
1 April to 30 September: Daily
1 October to 31 March: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
Departure point: 4 Fountain Square, 123-151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SH
Return point: Embankment Pier.
What\'s Included in the tour
Private entry to Leeds Castle
Exclusive Mead Tour
Entry to Canterbury Cathedral
Thames Boat Ride
Free Lunch Pack
Transportation by Luxury Air-Conditioned Coach
What\'s Excluded in the tour
Food and beverages unless stated differently
You must bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour.
Bookings made after midnight for the same day will not receive a Free Lunch Pack.
*During Peak Periods, Additional Vehicles Without Wi-Fi May Be Used.
Leeds Castle will be closed on 4 November 2018. Therefore we will be visiting Dover Castle instead.