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Kent Castles & Canterbury

Kent Castles & Canterbury

Wed 3 June or Sun 16 Aug 2020: A 4 Night Escorted Coach Holiday to Kent Castles & Canterbury with Johnsons Coaches, staying at the Best Western Abbots Barton in Canterbury.

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Wednesday 3rd to Sunday 7th June 2020

Sunday 16th to Thursday 20th August 2020


A wonderful holiday to the Garden of England – Kent, visiting Leeds & Dover Castles, Canterbury and Rochester.


Look What's Included:

  • Door to door service

  • Our own courier service

  • Club Class extra legroom coach

  • 4 nights half board

  • Guided tour of Canterbury Cathedral

  • Entrances to Leeds Castle & Dover Castle (Inc tour of underground tunnels)


Not included: all lunches






Day 1

We journey south arriving at our hotel in the afternoon for our 4-night stay.

Day 2

We visit the lovely picture postcard village of Chilham. The village, with its many half-timbered houses, is situated on the former pilgrim's route to Canterbury. Indeed, we continue to Canterbury, where we enjoy a guided tour of its magnificent cathedral followed by some free time to discover its maze of intriguing side streets, which are rich with a variety of specialist shops.

Day 3

Today we visit Leeds Castle - quite possibly the loveliest Castle in the World. The Castle has a history spanning 900 years and is set on two islands on the River Len. Discover its lavish interiors, craft café, shops, falconry & maze. This afternoon we visit Rochester with its stunning Cathedral, Castle and historic links to writer Charles Dickens with the Guildhall Museum alive with interactive Dickens exhibits, while Baggins Book Bazaar, stands out as one of England's largest second-hand book shops.

Day 4

We visit Dover Castle & the Secret Wartime Tunnels. Spectacularly situated above the famous white cliffs this magnificent castle has guarded our shores for 20 centuries. The Secret Wartime tunnels are Fascinating to explore as is the richly furnished Great Tower, where costumed actors introduce medieval life at King Henry II's court.

Day 5

Departing after breakfast we make our way homeward, arriving back during the late afternoon.

Your Hotel


Best Western Abbots Barton, Canterbury

The 3-star Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel is a Gothic-style building built in the 1830s. This picturesque hotel, set within two acres of beautiful gardens, is just a brief 10-minute walk from the historic town of Canterbury, ideally located to explore Canterbury’s many attractions.


Mobility Grade: 3 – Bedrooms are on three floors. A lift serves most rooms.


Hotel Facilities:

  • Ensuite bathrooms

  • TV

  • Hairdryer

  • Tea & Coffee facilities

  • Lift


Duration, Departure Dates & Price

4 Night Escorted Tour

Wed 3 - Sun 7 June 2020: £579

Sun 16 - Thu 20 Aug 2020: £569


Tour Departs: 10:00am

Tour Returns: 5:00pm



Single Room: £40 | Holiday Insurance: £28

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)


Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain, payable at time of booking.







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