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Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover, Greenwich and Thames cruise

Escape London for the beautiful Kent countryside with this full day tour taking in Leeds Castle, the cathedral city of Canterbury, the famous White Cliffs of Dover and Greenwich before returning to the capital aboard a river cruiser.

HIGHLIGHTS:

* Admire one of the prettiest castles in England

* See the famous white cliffs of Dover

* Visit the religious capital of England

This fascinating 10 hour excursion is an ideal opportunity to visit some of England’s most important sights and attractions.

The legendary Leeds Castle sits on an island surrounded by a moat in beautifully landscaped parklands. It is one of the most historic fortresses in the country and was the favourite residence of Edward I (of Braveheart infamy). Enjoy a guided tour of the castle, which was described by Lord Conway as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’ before heading to Dover.

Dover port was the main point of entry to England since Roman times and the white cliffs have captured the imagination of visitors. From the coach, you will see the ancient castle that has guarded the country from invaders. Continue on to Canterbury, which is dominated by a glorious Gothic cathedral, it has been the ecclesiastical capital of England since the sixth century. The cathedral was the scene of one of the most notorious murders in English history, when Archbishop Thomas Becket was killed by four knights. Pause for lunch near the cathedral before heading for Greenwich.

Lastly, stop and admire the vast Old Royal Naval College along the waterfront before boarding the boat for the river cruise to London’s Embankment Pier, where the tour ends. Escape London for the beautiful Kent countryside with this full day tour taking in Leeds Castle, the cathedral city of Canterbury, the famous White Cliffs of Dover and Greenwich before returning to the capital aboard a river cruiser. This fascinating 10 hour excursion is an ideal opportunity to visit some of England’s most important sights and attractions. Meeting/pick-up point:Victoria Visitor Center. Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

End/closing time: At 6.30pm. Others: Includes a complimentary packed lunch. Save time during your tour with a tasty lunch pack, consisting of a sandwich, bottle of water and piece of fruit, all freshly prepared and conveniently stored so you can enjoy as you travel.