Custom tours of castles, cathedrals and historic houses in Kent
Take a luxury tour of Kent
The Garden of England
Take a chauffeur-driven road trip through Kent, England. Experience a beautiful and private day trip to Chartwell, Sir Winston Churchills family home. Your tour of the Garden County of Kent could include a visit to Leeds Castle, arguably the most beautiful in England. It is the place where King Henry VIII stayed on his way to negotiating with the French king at The Field of the Cloth of Gold. It has has a fascinating history from medieval times to the present day. Visit Canterbury with its magnificent cathedral and streets. Learn about the home of the Church of England. A wonderful opportunity to explore this remarkable medieval town. Visit the iconic White Cliffs of Dover in luxury and style.
Canterbury and Canterbury Cathedral
1400 years in the making. 'England in Stone'.
Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, Kent, is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England. The cathedral of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, leader of the Church of England. It forms part of a World Heritage Site.
“It makes you feel sort of cheap and titchy. Like it’s looking down at you, saying, I’m Canterbury Cathedral, who the hell are you?”
Chartwell, home of Winston Churchill
Explore Churchill's beloved country home
Visit the home of Sir Winston Churchill. Explore the house interior and gardens of this iconic country house. Born in Blenheim Palace on 30th November 1874. Churchill in 1922 was delighted to discover Chartwell, virtually on Kent’s western boundary. The tranquillity of the place captivated him. Looking out over the Weald of Kent. He said, “I bought Chartwell for that view.” The bonus was that the view was also within 25 miles of the House of Commons.
“A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted”
Castles & Gardens of Kent Tours
Visit Leeds Castle to the east of the village of Leeds near Maidstone. A castle has existed on the site since 1119, It is built on islands in a lake formed by the River Len. The present castle dates is in the Tudor style and was completed in 1823. The grounds include a maze with an exit through a shell grotto. There is a golf course and a museum of dog collars! There are two castle-themed children’s play areas.
Hever Castle is a tourist attraction, with its mazes, gardens and lake plus links to Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII. Located near Edenbridge, 30 miles (48 km) south-east of London. It was built in the 13th century as a country house. From 1462 to 1539, it was the seat of the Boleyn family. The grounds include a lake, a yew maze and a water maze. There is a tower maze in the children’s adventure playground. The castle gardens contain a wide range of features, including an Italianate garden with Fernery, rose gardens, herb garden, and topiary.
Other castles in Kent include Dover Castle, Rochester Castle, Deal Castle, Upnor Castle, Tonbridge Castle, Scotney Castle, Walmer Castle and Gardens, Allington Castle, Chiddingstone Castle and Saltwood Castle.