Leeds Castle, Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Day Trip from London with Guided Cathedral Tour

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, London
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  • 10 hours
  • London
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Escape the hustle-bustle of London for a day and travel to the English countryside for a tour of Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral and Dover. Enjoy a private viewing of beautiful Leeds Castle before the doors open to the public, get an exclusive tour inside UNESCO World Heritage–listed Canterbury Cathedral, and admire the symbolic White Cliffs of Dover. Listen to your guide's expert commentary throughout the day through your personal headphones.

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Led by a Blue Badge guide
  • All entrance fees included

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Greenwich, London SE10 England

Greenwich is a borough in London, England, on the banks of the River Thames. Known for its maritime history, it's home to the Cutty Sark, a restored 19th-century ship, the huge National Maritime Museum, and the classical buildings of the Old Royal Naval College. The modern O2 arena sits on a peninsula to the north. Overlooking peaceful Greenwich Park, the Royal Observatory is the site of the Greenwich meridian line.

Stop At: Canterbury Cathedral, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury CT1 2EH England

A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, Canterbury Cathedral is both a serene place of holiness and beautiful tourist destination. As the Cathedral of the Archbishop, the spiritual leader of the Church of England, Canterbury holds a special place in British history. No ordinary Cathedral, Canterbury has a long history that is often described as ‘England in Stone’; from the role of its Archbishops in the Magna Carta to the murder of Thomas Becket after a power struggle with the King of England, Canterbury’s history is intertwined with that of England. Founded by St Augustine in 600 AD, the Cathedral today is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in England, and the first building in the country to be redesigned in this popular style in 1774.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Dover Castle, Castle Hill Road, Dover CT16 1HU England

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent, England. It was founded in the 11th century and has been described as the "Key to England" due to its defensive significance throughout history. It is the largest castle in England.

Stop At: The White Cliffs of Dover, Upper Road Langdon Cliffs, Dover CT16 1HJ England

Soaring 350ft above the crashing waves of the English Channel, the White Cliffs of Dover are an instantly recognisable landmark of Britain. From Caesar to Shakespeare, some of history’s most important figures recognised the towering symbolism of the cliffs. Traditionally the site where British royalty would welcome overseas visitors, the cliffs served as an intimidating reminder of Britain's immovable resoluteness sense of independence.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Leeds Castle Penfold Hill Leeds, Maidstone ME17 1PL England

Located in Kent, ‘The Garden of England’, lies Leeds Castle, a beautiful medieval castle frequently referred to as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’. With 500 acres of landscaped parkland to explore and impeccably maintained gardens to enjoy, it’s easy to see why this beautiful castle was a favoured castle of King Henry VIII, who gifted it to his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
In its 900-year history, the castle has been home to no fewer than six queens and served many functions, including acting as a garrison, prison and the stately private home of its most recent owners. Learn all about this and more as our expert tour guide brings its fascinating story to life.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Evan Evans Tours, Road Victoria 258 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1BS England

Evan Evans Tours is the oldest and largest sightseeing company in London and has been accompanying visitors on city tours and out-of-town excursions since 1930.
Evan Evans Tours is owned by The Travel Corporation of 25 highly successful travel and tourism companies including Trafalgar Tours, Insight Vacations, Contiki Holidays and Red Carnation Hotels. The Travel Corporation is committed to maintaining the highest standards of quality and guest service and this this follows for each individual brand.


Inclusions
  • A professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 50 people)
  • Vox headphones for guided commentary
  • Entry to Leeds Castle (if option selected)
  • Entry to Canterbury Cathedral (if options is selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Canterbury Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Leeds Castle

Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Entry/Admission - The White Cliffs of Dover
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 51 travelers
Departure Point

Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, London SW1W 9RH, UK


Departure Time

8:45 AM


Return Details

Vauxhall Bridge Road, Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, UK

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

10 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

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danielle

Nigel gave excellent commentary all along the way. We saw additional things and enjoyed the tour. Each place was awesome

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Sharon Z

Our tour leader Sheila was great! She gave us plenty of information and we had enough time at each stop.

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yen yen y

the tour guide is very knowledge and enthusiasm. She resolved the problem for the lady who
booked the entrance of Canterbury Cathedral too late. I and my husband enjoyed the tour much.
highly recommended to whoever gets tired of the city view.

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David R P

David our tour guide was wonder and very patient. He kept everyone together and was very informative too. We liked his commentary. Michael was also a wonderful bus driver.

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harlan h

Our guide (Debbie) was outstanding.
She had a great sense of humor, which suited her well. She kept the rainy day at bay...knows her history as well!! Couldn't have asked for a better tour.

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Exterior of Cantebury Cathedral

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Inside Canterbury Cathedral

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Leeds Castle from the opposite bank

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