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Out & About in Kent

Friday 13 – Monday 16 October

4 Days – £289

(Single Supplement £45)

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Kent is steeped in history and heritage and is famously known as the ‘Garden of England’ with a reputation for producing hops, cherries, apples, and fine wine.

 

LEEDS CASTLE is said to be ‘the loveliest castle in the world’. This 900 year old castle is a vision as it rises majestically above its moat. During its long life the castle has been a Norman stronghold; a palace of Henry VIII and elegant 20th century retreat. Discover the castle’s fascinating history, elegant state rooms and 500 acres of beautiful parkland and formal gardens.

 

TUNBRIDGE WELLS is the only spa town in the south east of England and has been attracting visitor for over 400 years. It was once the playground of royalty and aristocracy, rivalling Bath and Brighton, all due to the discovery of the Chalybeate Spring in 1606. The famous Pantiles is a pretty colonnaded walkway where you can taste the spring water.

 

KENT & EAST SUSSEX RAILWAY stretches ten and half miles between Tenterden and Bodiam, enjoy superb scenery as you steam along the Wealdon valley.

 

CHATHAM DOCK an award winning, spectacular maritime heritage site with many historic warships, buildings, museums and galleries to explore. A story of vessels and men who sailed the high seas, it is the most complete dockyard from the age of sail, spanning over 400 years.

 

The ancient city of ROCHESTER offers the visitor much to see and do from its spectacular Cathedral, Castle and fine Guild Hall Museum said to be one of the finest 17th century civic buildings in Kent.

 

Your holiday includes

3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Leeds Castle

Kent & East Sussex Railway

Chatham Dock

Accommodation

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Mercure Great Danes Hotel

The 4 star Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone is set in 26 acres of private grounds and is ideally situated for touring Kent. All rooms are en suite, comfortably furnished with television, hairdryer and tea/coffee facilities. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool and gym. The hotel has Wi-Fi and a lift.