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.

What's 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.

Tour Details

Day 1 - Welcome to England

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.

STAY - London Central 4 or 5 star options

The Iconic Red Phone Box A view to Big Ben.

Day 2 - Guided London Tour

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.

STAY - London Central 4 or 5 star options

Hampton Court Palace A home to King Henry VIII

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

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.

STAY - Eastwell Manor or the Abode, Canterbury. 

The Birling Gap The chalk cliffs and Seven Sisters.

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

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. 

STAY -  Eastwell Manor or the Abode, Canterbury.

Bodiam Castle A Moated Fortress

Day 5 - The Coastal Route.

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.

STAY - Amberley Castle, Arundel

The South Coast Dreamy Beaches and Panoramas.

Day 6 - Jane Eyre Country.

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.

STAY - Amberley Castle, Arundel  

Jane Eyre Country A glimpse of Cotswold Life

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.

STAY - Windsor Castle

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.

Thank you for choosing Emerald Custom Tours.

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Customization is part and parcel of every tour we do. We will work with you and personalize the itinerary including where you will stay, how you will be guided and the means of transportation via chauffeur tour or self driven adventure.

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