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Private Day Trip to Canterbury and Leeds Castle from Canterbury

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This private day trip organized just for you and your party will take you to the charming UNESCO Heritage City of Canterbury and historic Leeds Castle. Transportation will be provided in a modern air-conditioned 7-seater vehicle with the services of a fully qualified driver-guide.

What You'll Get

This private excursion may start in Ashford (Kent), Folkestone or Dover and you may choose the preferred start time that suits you best. Participants travelling by High Speed train from London St Pancras will be met at Ashford International station. Those arriving by ferry or cruise ship may be picked up and returned to the Port of Dover at no extra charge. The duration of the excursion is between 4 to 5 hours, depending on how long the participants wish to spend at the stops.

Enjoy a private walking tour through the historic main streets and hidden lanes of Canterbury, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The highlight is without doubt the breath taking Cathedral, the mother church of the Anglican community. Driving west along the Stour Valley you pause in Chilham, a gem of a village that has featured in many period films. Time permitting, you may stop for a drink or even lunch in one of the splendid public houses that the village has to offer (own expense).

The second part of the excursion takes you to Leeds Castle, quite rightly dubbed 'The Loveliest Castle in the World' (entrance ticket at own expense). Boasting over 1000 years of history, it was once the property of six of England's Queens and was used by Henry VIII and his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon. The Castle itself rises dramatically from the waters of its moat and is surrounded by 500 acres of stunning parkland. Throughout history, it has been a palace to entertain and impress with every generation leaving its mark.

At the end of the tour, you will be taken back to a location of your choice in either Canterbury, Ashford, Folkestone or Dover.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Important: Please advise your preferred pick-up location & start time at the time of booking
  • Important: At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved (a motorized train may be used at Leeds Castle)
  • Not wheelchair friendly
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Blue Badge guide for walking tour of Canterbury and Leeds Castle
  • Port of Dover pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from local hotels and railway stations
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and parking charges

  • Entrance fees to Canterbury Cathedral and Leeds Castle
  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
Please advise the preferred pick-up location (within Canterbury, Ashford, Folkestone or Dover) at the time of booking.

Departure Time
Please advise the preferred departure time at the time of booking

6 hours

Return Details
The drop-off location of choice (within Canterbury, Ashford, Folkestone or Dover)

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

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the England Plus Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.