Horizon Tours

Luxury 2 Day Private Guided Tour - South East England

Your Memories Are Our Business!

 

We are going to take you on a wonderful adventure to give you a full flavour of the English Countryside, Architecture and History, so fasten your seat belt, pack your camera and enjoy the ride!

 

Itinerary: 

 

Day 1

  • 08:00 - Collection from your London Hotel/Address, drive to Canterbury Cathedral.

  • 10:00 - Private guided tour of Canterbury Cathedral.

  • 11:30 - Drive through the countryside to Dover. Lunch at own expense.

  • 13:45 - Walk the White Cliffs of Dover. 

  • 14:45 - Visit Dover Castle.

  • 18:00 - Drive to Hotel/Guesthouse.

  • 18:15 - Evening at leisure.

 

Day 2

  • 08:30 - Collection from Hotel/Guesthouse, drive to Leeds Castle.

  • 09:30 - Private Guided Tour of Leeds Castle before they open to the general public.

  • 11:30 - Drive to Chartwell House (Winston Churchill’s family home).

  • 12:30 - Visit Chartwell + lunch.

  • 15:00 - Visit Hever Castle.

  • 18:00 - Drive you to your Central London/Heathrow Hotel 

 

Tour Inclusions:    

 

  • Luxury Mercedes-Benz Vito 

  • Fully air conditioned

  • English speaking driver/guide

  • Complementary water 

  • London/Heathrow Collection & Return

  • 1 nights accommodation (based on 2 sharing)

  • All admission fees & private tours

 

Tour Exclusions:  

             

  • Food and Drink 

  • Gratuities        

    

 Payment:  

 

  • We take a non refundable 10% deposit to secure the booking with the balance to be paid 30 days before the date of your tour.

  • Payment by credit card including American Express.

                        

  Important information:

 

  • The itinerary may be subject to slight changes and the timings are variable due to reasons outside of our control. i.e. traffic, weather.

  • There is a moderate amount of walking & we recommend you wear comfortable footwear.

  • Our unique & special visits are often pre booked with specific time slots at the venues.

  • Please notify us of any mobility issues. Unfortunately we do not have wheelchair access.     

Day 1

 

08:00 - Collection from your London/Heathrow Hotel.  

 

Canterbury Cathedral

Englands oldest Cathedral, Canterbury Cathedral has over 1,500 years of history and is breathtaking. Built & rebuilt over many centuries, wonder at its architecture & medieval stain glass. Hear the story of the saint & martyr St Thomas Becket murdered in the cathedral in 1170.

www.canterbury-cathedral.org

From Canterbury Cathedral we will drive through some Kentish Countryside and if you’d like, stop for lunch (own expense) in one of the many village pubs. After lunch we will travel the short distance to the White Cliffs of Dover.

White Cliffs of Dover

After lunch we would head to Dover driving past Dover Castle to the White Cliffs of Dover. There is a 5-10 minute walk to the cliffs to get the best views and we can take a walk along the path on top of the Cliffs taking in the magnificent views, with plenty of photo opportunities. Then visit a couple of seaside villages with a walk on the beach before heading the short distance to Dover Castle.

Dover Castle

Dover Castle is the largest castle in England and sits on the Eastern Heights of the White Cliffs of Dover. With its Great Tower standing at the heart of the site & the medieval tunnels you're taken back in time to the Henry II reign & the WWII wartime tunnels this is a must visit castleThe admission fee is £20.90 per person (prices up to April 2019). The tour finishes in Dover Castle around 18:00.

www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/dover-castle 

Proposed overnight stay subject to availability:

www.marquisofgranby.co.uk 

www.lenoxhouse.co.uk

Day 2  

 

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle offer a private guided tour before they open to the public. I could collect you from the hotel name at 08.30 and be at Leeds Castle for 09.30, the Castle opens to the public at 10.30. The cost is £19.50 per person + £50 their guide fee, payable to Leeds Castle by you on the day (this would require pre booking which I can do for you). The normal entrance fee once they've opened to the public and without a guide is £26.50 www.leeds-castle.com

From Leeds Castle we will drive through some Kentish Countryside to Chartwell House.

Chartwell House

Just outside London Chartwell 

Hever Castle

This beautiful fortified manor house the childhood home of Anne Boleyn Henry VIII 2nd wife

My price for a 2 day private guided tour from London for 4 people is £1200.00 plus admission fees. If you'd like to book I take a non refundable 10% deposit £56.00. Once you're ready to book I will send you an invoice for the deposit, once I’ve received your deposit your booking will be secure. The balance to be paid 30 days before your tour or on the day whichever suits you best.