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The Orient Express & Chartwell House

The Orient Express & Chartwell House

Wed 5 July 2017: Join Johnsons Coaches for a 2 day escorted coach holiday to include a ride on the Belmont British Pullman and a visit to Chartwell House

Travelling on the magical Orient Express is the ultimate luxury train experience - step on board and the real world evaporates behind you...


This popular two day tour brings you both the enchanting delights of Chatwell, home of Sir Winston Churchill, and the ultimate in luxury train travel; the magical Belmont British Pullman - part of the Venice Simplon Orient Express.


Your Holiday Includes

  • Door to door service

  • Our own courier service

  • 1 night half board

  • Admission to Hever Castle

  • Journey on the 'Orient Express' with afternoon tea

Not included: All lunches


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We travel south and visit beautiful Chartwell House (NT), the family home where Britain's wartime Prime Minister lived for more than 40 years. See the rooms as they were in Churchill's time right down to the daily papers and his famous cigars. Bought by Sir Winston for its magnificent views over the Weald of Kent to Sussex, Chartwell was his home and the place from which he drew inspiration from 1924 until the end of his life. The rooms and gardens remain much as they were when he lived here, with pictures, books, maps and personal mementoes strongly evoking the career and wide-ranging interests of this great statesman. Later, we continue to our hotel for our overnight stay..


In the morning we visit Canterbury for free time to explore this historic city. In the afternoon we drive to Folkestone to be welcomed aboard the elegant Belmont British Pullman - part of the Venice Simplon 'Orient Express'. We will travel in pristine amber and cream carriages with their marquetry, ornate brass accoutrements, engraved glass and mosaic floors and during our memorable two-hour ride to London, afternoon tea will be served. Following this altogether decadent experience, our coach will be waiting at Victoria Station to return us home.

Your Hotel

Best Western Plus Hotel Dover Marina, Dover Seafront


Departure dates, duration & prices

2 Day Tours

Wednesday 5 – Thursday 6 July 2017 – £389



Single Room: £30

Holiday Insurance: £15


Tour Departs By: 8.00am

Returns By: 8.30pm

Times are approximate


Not included: All lunches


Images courtesy of Visit Kent

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Henley Feeder Meet Point Liveridge House - Feeder Meeting Point
Joining main coach at Depot
Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden
Oxford Services Junction 8A M40 Services

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