The Garden of England Tour - South East England in 7 nights

This tour takes in the significant regions of Southeast England over a 7 night duration. We've highlighted some of the attractions you will see but this is just a teaser of the full itinerary.

When is the best time to visit England

The main touring season begins in March and ends in October, with the months of May through to September being High Season. While London is great to visit all year round, coastal cities are recommended during High and Shoulder Seasons as the Winter can be harsh.


Day 1 - Welcome to England

Day 2 - Guided London Tour

Welcome to England. Meet and greet in arrivals by your chauffeur driver and transfer to your central London Hotel. Enjoy some light sightseeing and adjust to your new timezone.

The Iconic Red Phone Box A view to Big Ben.

STAY - London Central 4 or 5 star options

Today we enjoy a 3 hour private walking tour of London. That afternoon visit Hampton Court Palace in Richmond, one of only two surviving properties of King Henry VIII.

Hampton Court Palace A home to King Henry VIII

STAY - London Central 4 or 5 star options


Day 3 - Dover and Dover Caste, a taste of World War II.

Day 4 - Canterbury, Leeds Castle and the moated Bodiam Castle.

Meeting your guide today we leave the lights of London and travel to Dover on the south coast. Spending time in the castle and former World War II strategic post. Explore the tunnels used by soldiers and of course stroll the wonderful chalk cliffs. We return and spend night in Canterbury.

The Birling Gap The chalk cliffs and Seven Sisters.

Exploring the UNESCO Heritage Site and town of Canterbury with your guide, before setting off to Leeds Castle, famed for it's exotc gardens. A surprise lies in waiting when we spend some time at the 1385 AD moated Bodiam Castle. 

Bodiam Castle A Moated Fortress

STAY - Eastwell Manor or the Abode, Canterbury. 

STAY -  Eastwell Manor or the Abode, Canterbury.


Day 5 - The Coastal Route.

Day 6 - Jane Eyre Country.

Travelling along the scenic coastal areas of East and West Sussex familiar scenes may appear of coloured Chalets on the beach. Arundel Castle is on route before arriving our destination in the South Downs.
The South Coast Dreamy Beaches and Panoramas.

A day of romanticism and history as we step back in time to tour Jane Austen Country. Not much has changed since the 1700’s in this area of scenic countryside. Explore the areas that gave Jane inspiration to novels such as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility.

Jane Eyre Country A glimpse of Cotswold Life

STAY - Amberley Castle, Arundel

STAY - Amberley Castle, Arundel  


Day 7 -A Taste of Royal Windsor.

Alas our final day is upon us and we make our way to Royal Windsor for our final night.  Windsor Castle as it appears today is the result of almost a thousand years of development and is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world and The Queen's favourite weekend home.

Windsor Castle The Queen's favourite residence.

Day 8 - Safe Onward Travels.

Depart from London Heathrow . Thank you for using Emerald Custom Tours and we look forward to assisting you with future travels.

STAY - 4 or 5 Star Hotel, Windsor




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