Take a day trip from London to visit Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, and the White Cliffs of Dover. Monument entrance fee upgrade is available. This full-day excursion from London begins with a visit to Henry VIII’s great Tudor residence, Leeds Castle. The majestic Canterbury Cathedral is a must-see in the historic city of Canterbury.
Continue your exploration of British maritime history in Greenwich after lunch, when you’ll see the imposing White Cliffs of Dover. Afterward, take a boat trip along the Thames and see sights such as the Tower Bridge and St. Paul’s Cathedral up close.
- Canterbury Cathedral
- White Cliffs of Dover
- Drive through historic Greenwich
- Professional tour guide
- Superior coach with complimentary Wi-Fi
Leeds Castle, Canterbury, and Dover Day Trip from London
London – Greenwich – Leeds Castle – Canterbury – Dover – London
Heading out to Leeds Castle, we pass through Greenwich, home of the famous Cutty Sark tea clipper and the Royal Observatory, and the Greenwich Meridian.
Surrounded by 500 acres of incredible parkland and gardens, the loveliest castle in the world boasts a fascinating history spanning back almost 900 years. Once a private property of six of England’s medieval queens, a palace used by King Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon, and a Jacobean country house, Leeds Castle is now one of the most visited historic buildings in Britain.
Immerse yourself in the history and world-class heritage of this beautiful Cathedral city. Explore the magnificent cathedral; an important center of pilgrimage in Medieval England and the site of the murder of Thomas Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170. Admire the many listed buildings, the ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey, and the Cathedral’s most important collection of early medieval stained glass in the country.
Standing guard at the gateway to England the impressive White Cliffs of Dover overlook the English Channel and were used for defense in both World Wars. Take a stroll along the magnificent beach, where on a clear day, you may also be treated to far-reaching views of the cliffs of the French coast.
Top attractions in London
Here are some top attractions in London you could visit and enjoy. There are, of course, dozens of attractions and landmarks in London worth visiting and learning about the history of this amazing city.
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Buckingham Palace – the Queen’s house
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Natural History Museum (London, UK)
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Tower of London
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Westminster Abbey – Britain’s ‘Valhalla’
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London and United Kingdom travel guides
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London: majestic, diverse and with unique style
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Top hotels in London
London has dozens of hotels of various star ratings, together with other lodging solutions, such as guest houses, hostels, and Airbnb. Bellow are some top hotel recommendations from our website. For a general hotel search, check the form at the bottom of this page or our hotel booking page.
Hotel The Langham London
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Corinthia Hotel London
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The Piccadilly London West End
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Conrad London St James
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Cheval Three Quays at The Tower of London
Located in The City, Cheval Three Quays at the Tower of London is a perfect starting point from which to explore London. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will...
Hotel The Goring
The 5-star Hotel The Goring offers comfort and convenience whether you’re on business or holiday in London. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the...
Cheap flights and hotels discounts for London
The peak season for flights to London is in January, July, and December. The low season for purchasing tickets is February, April, and May.
London is served by these airports: London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London City Airport (LCY), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), Stansted Airport (STN), and London Southend Airport (SEN). Direct flights to London are offered by 105 airlines.
London and United Kingdom attractions and landmarks
Here are some of the most popular attractions and landmarks in London and in the UK.
Last Updated on March 12, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com