Leeds Castle, Canterbury, and Dover Day Trip from London - 1 Day

Leeds Castle, Canterbury, and Dover Day Trip from London

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.

Highlights

  • 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.

Leeds Castle

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.
Leeds Castle, Canterbury Cathedral, Dover and Greenwich from London

Canterbury Cathedral

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.

Dover

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.

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