Private Tour: White Cliffs Of Dover Day Tour With Leeds Castle Guided Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Flexible
  • Departure Details :
    Your local hotel, port or train station

Overview

Explore the White Cliffs of Dover area with a full-day private guided tour for up to 8 people. You will be met by your guide with a luxury vehicle with leather seats and air-conditioning from your local hotel, Dover Cruise Terminal or a local train station. The tour starts with a guided tour of Leeds Castle before it opens to the public, after which you travel to the White Cliffs of Dover. Take in the view from on top of the White Cliffs of Dover then walk along its beautiful footpath to the South Foreland Lighthouse (1-2 hours). Discover some of the history that this part of Kent has to offer. See Cliffs, Castles, and Coves scattered in and around some pretty Towns and Villages, steeped in stories from the past, from Smugglers to Monarchy. Stand on some of its beaches, even where the Romans first invaded more than 2000 years ago! Enjoy being shown around by a local guide who has lived in the area all his life.

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This private full-day tour is a wonderful opportunity to explore the White Cliffs of Dover. This private guided tour is just for your group and lasts 8 hours giving you a plenty of time to take in the area. You will be met by your guide with a luxury vehicle with 8 leather seats and air-conditioning.

The day starts with a private guided tour in Leeds Castle. A unique opportunity to have a private guided tour of Leeds Castle before it opens to the general public. On arrival, take a 1-hour tour of the castle (please note: own expense 18.25 per person + 50 guide fee) which is arranged for you and gain insight into centuries of royal history. Learn of famous names who once called the residence home and admire the stunning architecture for which the castle is known. Leeds Castle has been a Norman stronghold, the private property of six of Englands medieval queens, a palace used by Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon, a Jacobean country house, a Georgian mansion, an elegant early 20th century retreat for the influential and famous and in the 21st century, it has become one of the most visited historic buildings in Britain. Admission and tour cost payable on the day to Leeds Castle.

From Leeds Castle you will head to Dover and start the tour on Dover Seafront looking up at the White Cliffs and Dover Castle. Driving around the Castle to the South Foreland(the White Cliffs), you can look down at the port and acrossto France. From here you will take theSouth Foreland Walka breathtaking coastal path tothe South Foreland Lighthouse at St Margaret's Bay. This walk, with its outstanding views are amongst the most beautiful in England.You can take refreshments at Mrs Knott's Tea Room at the South Foreland Lighthouse (own expense). Once refreshed, your guide will drive you through the pretty village ofSt Margarets at Cliffe to its secret Bay. From here, head for the beautiful village of Kingsdown and its beach where it's believed the Romans first invaded Britain more than 2000 years ago.

As this is a private tour it can be flexible to meet your needs. Relax knowing your guide will make sure you enjoy yourself having plenty of time for photo opportunities, a pint in a local pub or an ice cream on the seafront. Your tour will finish back where you started.

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Leeds Castle admission and guide fee
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Important: Please provide your hotel, train station or arrival port details at the time of booking

Dress code is smart casual

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately