Sites that combine well with Dover
Overlooking the Kentish Weald, Chartwell is the beloved country home of Sir Winston Churchill. There are stunning views and you will soon appreciate why he said, "A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted". See how the great man lived and enjoy a variety of exhibits about his life including some of the gifts he was showered with after World War II and some of his paintings.
A Dover and Chartwell tour costs £710 taking 10 hours.
This charming historic Roman city was the birthplace of Christianity in the UK. The Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, head of the world wide Anglican faith. It is a soaring mix of Norman and Gothic architecture with a unique Huguenot chapel. Hear how the murder and martyrdom of St Thomas Becket in 1170 created a world wide pilgrimage site.
A Dover and Canterbury tour costs £675 taking 10 hours.
Perched on the hill is Dover Castle; it dates back to a Roman light house over 2000 years ago. The tunnels beneath the Castle were used as the command centre for the evacuation of troops from Dunkirk in 1940 and an exhibition brings this dramatic rescue to life. The White Cliffs of Dover are a famous symbol of coming home to England.
A Dover only tour costs £575 taking 9 hours.
We have selected these sites as they complement each other and are geographically suited creating a balanced tour. You can either just visit Dover or go on an Dover Plus tour where you visit Dover plus one other site.
Walk through pleasant gardens to the fortified gates of this castle, which was built in the 800s and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book. Explore the fortifications and see how the Tudors influenced the design of the castle. It was home to six of England's medieval queens. Admire how it was transformed into a modern home after falling into disrepair, in the 1900s.
A Dover and Leeds tour costs £700 taking 10 hours.