Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover & Greenwich River Boat Ride Dates and Times
Entry 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'll be able to avoid the rush as you enter the castle as it opens. 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 Battle of Britain Memorial
The Battle of Britain Memorial is dedicated to the heroic and selfless deeds of the men who won the Battle of Britain, 10 July to 31 October 1940. The central figure sits on a propeller boss surrounded by the badges of all the Allied squadrons and other units that took part in the Battle. The blades of the propeller are set into the ground, making the memorial as striking from the air as it is for the visitor on the ground. From the memorial, you'll have stunning views of the White Cliffs of Dover and the English Channel.
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