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Frontline Kent

Frontline Kent

Kent has played a significant role in Britain's maritime history and has been on the frontline of England's shores for centuries. Our tour includes a visit to Dover Castle and its evocative Wartime Tunnels, the Battle f Britain Memorial atop the famous White Cliffs, a steam train journey, a brewery tour and a visit to Canterbury Cathedral.

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FRONTLINE KENT

 

Kent has played a significant role in Britain’s maritime history and has been on the frontline of England’s shores for centuries.  Our tour includes a visit to Dover Castle and its evocative Wartime Tunnels, the Battle f Britain Memorial atop the famous White Cliffs, a steam train journey, a brewery tour and a visit to Canterbury Cathedral.

 

BEST WESTERN PLUS BURLINGTON HOTEL, Folkestone

The stylish Victorian Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel has a superb location in a pleasant area close to the seafront.  The hotel has a very modern feel and offers a friendly, excellent service.  All 60 bedrooms are bright and airy with TV, complimentary WiFi, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities.  Restaurant is bright and modern in style, there is also two bars where guests can enjoy a drink and relax and the hotel also has a lift.

 

DAY ONE:

Commence your holiday from your own front door with our exclusive home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south to Kent with comfort stops enroute.  Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, tea/coffee will be served whilst your luggage is taken to your rooms, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO:

Today we visit Dover Castle where we experience its unique Secret Wartime Tunnels where the dramatic rescue operation of the 1940 ‘Miracle of Dunkirk’ is vividly brought o life.  We then take a fascinating guided tour of the authentic Underground Hospital.  There is also the ‘Fire Command Post’ attraction to enjoy which reveals the story of how the castle acted as the military headquarters for the garrison fortress of over 10,000 men stationed in the Dover area.  We will then stop of the Battle of Britain Memorial in Capel-le-Ferne (free entry) which is a peaceful spot where the heroes of the Battle of Britain are commemorated in this unique location high on the white cliffs.

Please note:  the upper floor of the castle’s Great Tower has steep narrow steps and there are some steep slopes and cobbled walkways within the grounds. 

 

DAY THREE:

This morning we visit the picturesque market town of Tenterden where we enjoy a guided tour and tasting at the award-winning Old Dairy Brewery which is housed in the old World War II Nissan buildings.  We then stroll a few yards to embark on a return steam train journey to Bodiam on the Kent & East Sussex Railway whilst enjoying a Ploughman’s lunch, after which we will have time to explore Tenterden a little more.

 

DAY FOUR:

Our excursion today takes us to the historic city of Canterbury and the oldest cathedral in England, we will have the opportunity to join a tour to learn about is story and treasures before spending the afternoon at leisure in the city.

 

DAY FIVE:

After breakfast this morning we begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Welcome tea/coffee

Admission Dover Castle

Guided tour of Dover Castle Underground Hospital

Guided tour & tasting Old Dairy Brewery

Kent & East Sussex Railway with Ploughman’s lunch

Admission Canterbury Cathedral

DAY ONE

Commence your holiday from your own front door with our exclusive home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel south to Kent with comfort stops enroute. Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, tea/coffee will be served whilst your luggage is taken to your rooms, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

Today we visit Dover Castle where we experience its unique Secret Wartime Tunnels where the dramatic rescue operation of the 1940 'Miracle of Dunkirk' is vividly brought o life. We then take a fascinating guided tour of the authentic Underground Hospital. There is also the 'Fire Command Post' attraction to enjoy which reveals the story of how the castle acted as the military headquarters for the garrison fortress of over 10,000 men stationed in the Dover area. We will then stop of the Battle of Britain Memorial in Capel-le-Ferne (free entry) which is a peaceful spot where the heroes of the Battle of Britain are commemorated in this unique location high on the white cliffs.
Please note: the upper floor of the castle's Great Tower has steep narrow steps and there are some steep slopes and cobbled walkways within the grounds.

B, D

DAY THREE

This morning we visit the picturesque market town of Tenterden where we enjoy a guided tour and tasting at the award-winning Old Dairy Brewery which is housed in the old World War II Nissan buildings. We then stroll a few yards to embark on a return steam train journey to Bodiam on the Kent & East Sussex Railway whilst enjoying a Ploughman's lunch, after which we will have time to explore Tenterden a little more.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Our excursion today takes us to the historic city of Canterbury and the oldest cathedral in England, we will have the opportunity to join a tour to learn about is story and treasures before spending the afternoon at leisure in the city.

B, D

DAY FIVE

After breakfast this morning we begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

BEST WESTERN PLUS BURLINGTON HOTEL, Folkestone

The stylish Victorian Best Western Plus Burlington Hotel has a superb location in a pleasant area close to the seafront.  The hotel has a very modern feel and offers a friendly, excellent service.  All 60 bedrooms are bright and airy with TV, complimentary WiFi, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities.  Restaurant is bright and modern in style, there is also two bars where guests can enjoy a drink and relax and the hotel also has a lift.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Welcome tea/coffee

Admission Dover Castle

Guided tour of Dover Castle Underground Hospital

Guided tour & tasting Old Dairy Brewery

Kent & East Sussex Railway with Ploughman’s lunch

Admission Canterbury Cathedral

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
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Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
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