Venture into the so-called ‘Garden of England’ on this day trip to Kent from London. Traveling by luxury coach, you’ll visit Canterbury Cathedral, one of Christianity’s most important churches; the iconic White Cliffs of Dover; and Leeds Castles all in one day. This small-group tour is limited to just 16 participants, ensuring personalized attention from the guide.
Full-day Kent tour from London with an expert local guide
Walk around beautiful Canterbury Cathedral (entry at your own expense) and admire its stained-glass windows
See the famous White Cliffs of Dover on England’s southeast coast
Tour Leeds Castle and look inside the eccentric Dog’s Collar Museum
Small-group tour with a maximum of 16 people ensures personalized attention from your guide
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
Traveling in a small group means less rush and more interaction as you explore the English countryside. You will learn of the tumultuous histories of Canterbury Cathedral and the White Cliffs of Dover and witness quirky sights such as a museum of dog collars. A full and fascinating day!
Depart from central London in a luxury coach and travel to Kent, an area typified by undulating hills and farmland, fragrant orchards and grand country estates.
Make your first stop of the day at Canterbury Cathedral. Enter the magnificent cathedral at your own expense, and then enjoy a guided tour of its highlights, from the burial place of Henry VII to the site where Archbishop Thomas Becket was killed in the 12th century.
After some free time to explore Canterbury town and have lunch, return to your coach and travel to the nearby White Cliffs of Dover. Stop by Dover Castle for photos and hear about invasions, some successful and other not, as you take in the chalky cliff face.
Your final stop of the day is at Leeds Castle, a 12th-century castle whose key attractions include the banqueting hall, library and the quirky Dog Collar’s Museum, which showcases the best in 17th-century canine couture. Following a tour with your guide, return to London, where your day trip concludes.