Kent & Sussex





Sussex has both coastline and rolling hillsides with tranquil villages tucked away in the valleys whilst Kent with its fertile soil is know as the ‘garden of England’

Day one

Arrive at London Airport.
Meet & greet. Drive through countryside to your hotel.

Dinner and over-night,
Ockenden Manor,
Cuckfield,
West Sussex

Day two

Visit the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, one of the most exotic buildings in Britain. Shopping for antiques in the famous ‘Lanes’ of Brighton. Drive to Lewes to visit Charleston Farmhouse which was the home of Virginia Woolf’s artist sister Vanessa Bell. A fascinating house decorated by the artists themselves or visit Batemans, the home of Rudyard Kipling.

Dinner and over-night,
Ockenden Manor,
Cuckfield,
West Sussex

Day three

Leave Ockenden Manor and drive into Kent to visit Hever Castle the home of King Henry VIII’s second wife, Ann Boleyn, and England’s most famous garden, Sissinghurst

Dinner and over-night,
Eastwell Manor,
Ashford,
Kent

Day four

Travel to Rye, an ancient port from which the sea has receded. Quaint narrow streets offer good shopping, then visit Battle Abbey built by William the Conqueror to celebrate his conquest in 1066. Later visit another famous and beautiful garden, Great Dixter

Dinner and over-night,
Eastwell Manor,
Ashford,
Kent

Day five

Drive to Dover to see the famous White Cliffs and visit the top secret Second World War tunnels which were used as a hospital and communications centre.
This afternoon visit Canterbury and its beautiful Cathedral before arriving at your private home accommodation.

Dinner and over-night,
Great Weddington,
Kent

Day six

Drive to visit Chartwell, the home of Sir Winston Churchill before arriving in London for a short panoramic sightseeing tour to see the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace before checking-in to your hotel.
The evening is at leisure to go to the theatre or dine in the restaurant of your choice.

Over-night,
The Goring Hotel,
London

Day seven

Transfer to London Airport.