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Private Visit to Leeds Castle

Described as 'the loveliest castle in the world' by Lord Conway, Leeds Castle sits in 500 acres of landscaped parkland across two idyllic islands, deep in the heart of the magnificent Kent countryside. Early arrival ensures an almost private visit of Leeds Castle, where Henry VIII retreated to escape the plague raging in London during his reign.

Exclusive to Golden Tours at Leeds Castle

Golden Tours and Leeds Castle have the ultimate Tudor treat for you! Upon arrival at Leeds Castle you will be greeted by your guide. Discover the history of this magical castle as Henry VIII would have!

Visit Canterbury Cathedral

Centre of English Christianity and home to a succession of 104 Archbishops since Augustine, Canterbury is a magnificent medieval city that’s a must for any history buff. Discover the scene of Archbishop Thomas Becket’s gruesome murder at Canterbury Cathedral in 1170. Learn the intriguing history behind this captivating masterpiece of medieval architecture. Marvel at the cathedral’s spectacular stained glass windows, many of which have survived from the late 12th and early 13th centuries.

The White Cliffs of Dover

Visit the gateway to England and admire the famous White Cliffs of Dover, with a photo stop on the stunning stretch of coastline that faces continental Europe. You'll also see Dover Castle, a commanding medieval fortress rising over the English Channel and a key film location in 'The Other Boleyn Girl'.


Overlooking the River Thames, Greenwich is a stunning World Heritage site bustling with fine maritime landmarks. See the Old Royal Naval College designed by Sir Christopher Wren, and the world–famous Cutty Sark, a fascinating 19th–century clipper ship.

River Thames Boat Ride

Get a fresh perspective on London’s attractions with our River Thames boat ride from Greenwich to Embankment Pier, passing Tower Bridge and stunning St. Paul’s Cathedral along the route.Estimated arrival time back in Embankment Pier, where the tour ends, is around 6.30pm


Days of Departure: 1 April to 30 September: Daily 1 October to 31 March: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday Check-in: 8:15am Departure: 8:30am Return(approx.): 6:30pm Departure point: Bus Stop 1, Bulleid Way, Victoria, London SW1W 9SR what3words location: Return Point: The coach part of your tour will end in Greenwich as you embark on your River Thames boat ride before disembarking at Embankment pier, where your day trip will end. Embankment Pier is just over the road from Embankment Underground station, where the District, Circle and Bakerloo lines go through, or just over the bridge from the vibrant South Bank area.

Please Note:

Parts of Canterbury Cathedral will be closed on 25th Nov, however you can still enjoy most of the areas on these days. You must bring the e-ticket provided to gain entry to this tour. Further to the latest UK government announcement, you must wear a face covering (unless exempt) for entry into this experience. You will be refused entry without one. Our vehicles are modern, comfortable, and kept to the highest standards of cleanliness, including a deep clean every day. *During peak periods, additional vehicles without Wi-Fi may be used.


Enjoy a private visit to Leeds Castle, ‘the loveliest castle in the world’.
Embark on an exclusive Tour at the famous Gatehouse.
Visit one of the oldest Christian structures in the UK, Canterbury Cathedral.
See the tomb of Thomas Becket and see spectacular stained glass windows.
See the White Cliffs of Dover and Dover Castle as you drive through Kent.
See the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich before enjoying a Thames boat ride.
Free walking tour of London is included in your ticket price.
Cancelled bookings up to 24 hours before travel receive a full refund.
This tour operates in English, Mandarin, Japanese and Spanish .


Private entry to Leeds Castle
Exclusive Tour at Gatehouse
Entry to Canterbury Cathedral (if purchased)
Thames Boat Ride
Transportation by Luxury Air-Conditioned Coach
Professional Guide


Hotel Return
Additional refreshments