UK and France Itineraries
These are just SUGGESTIONS – Why not make up your own Tour! …Or ASK ME! Start at 09:00 or 13:30, other times? Please ask me!
All Taxi Tours for up to 5 Adults. (2 x Children under 10 count as 1 ) so! 1 adult and up to 8 children under 10 …..Yes! Really!
Tours in My VAN for up to 6 people
Starting from £599
Or “Go as you please” as agreed… Up to 8 hours… £599.00… Mix and Match…
Group 1) up to 8 hours, any 2 for £599.00
Winchester, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Oxford, Blenheim & Bladon, Bath, Cotswolds, Avebury
Group 2) up to 8 hours any two for £599.00
City of Canterbury and Cathedral, Dover and Castle, Leeds Castle, City of Rochester, Chartwell, Eltham Palace, Hever Castle.
Group 3) up to hours £599.00
Cambridge, or Cambridge and RAF Duxford. Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick Castle.
Starting from £599
France, Normand Beaches and the D-Day Landings,3 days,2 nights by Van -6 Persons ( 2 people per room) = £599.oo Per Person. Bed and Breakfast.3 Star Hotel. Ask for details.
France, La Touquet. 6 persons by Van & The Chunnel, for the Day = Approx. 14hours door-to-door, is £800.oo. Ask for details.
France overnight to Le Touquet and Calais + City Europe Shopping, 6 persons by Van, & The Chunnel, Overnight, ( two people per Room) = £300.oo per person. Bed and Breakfast. 3 Star Hotel. Ask for details.
Deep in the Heart of Kent,the Garde of England drawing on its links to Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII, Hever Castle and it’s wonderful Gardens and Lake, is now a tourist attraction magnificent Explore with me inside the Castles’s three floors containing splendid antique furniture, Anne Boleyn’s prayer books, instruments of torture, and a large collection of Tudor paintings. The remains of the original country house timbers can still be seen within the stone walls of the fortification, while the gatehouse is an original part of the castle. It has the oldest working original portcullis in England.
The grounds of the castle include a yew maze, planted in 1904. There is also a water maze, opened in 1999, the object of which is to get to the folly at the centre without getting wet, while in the children’s adventure playground there is a tower maze. The castle gardens contain a wide range of features including an Italianate garden, rose gardens, a herb garden, and topiary.
Churchill’s Home at Chartwell.Winstone Churchill’s family home for forty years,it is Filled with his paintings, momentoes and treasures from every aspect of Churchill his life, the house provides an opportunity to explore the private home of one of Britain’s greatest leaders, and one of my Heros Why not make a day of it with a visti to Hever Castle!
Winchester, the Capitol City of King Alfred the Great of England, is a vibrant heritage destination just an hour or so, south west of London, with everything from local shopping, to world class attractions and architecture including the magnificant Cathedral, a medieval city, surrounded by South Downs Hampshire villages, including Chawton…where lived Jane Austen..…we could pass through her village, or visit her house,on the way.
Canterbury, Experience it with me, Canterbury’s history and heritage, see the stunning architecture and world famous buildings. Enjoy a walk around the beautiful town centre and l’ll regale you with tales about Thomas Becket, the Huguenots ,and more! Go on and visit the magnificent Cathedral, Canterbury is simply inspirational (Combine with Leeds Castle, Dover, or Rochester!)
Rochester, Kent. This ancient Cathedral City has attracted Normans, Romans, Pilgrims and Soverigns… Explorer with me, in and around the town that embedded itself in the heart of the young boy Charles Dickens… and re-emerged as the Marsh where Pip encounters Magwich in “Great Expectations”… see the house that inspired the embittered, jilted bride “Miss Havisham” we can go to Higham, 3 miles from the old city,to the place (now a private house,) that he dreamed of living in as a lad ,which he bought in 1856… and where spent the last 14 years of his life
Run to the West with me to Stratford-upon-Avon and I’ll introduces you to a market town with more than 800 years of history, This town containing many buildings that survive today that would have been familiar to Shakespeare, including his Birthplace… Pay your respects where the Bard is laid to rest…. And go on to enjoy the rest of the thriving Town and community.
Dover White Cliffs & Dover Castle, Dover Castle
This medieval castle, It is the largest castle in England,was founded in the 12th century… Still stearing down from the White Cliffs, towering over… the town of Dover below on the English coast and, staring defiantly across the English Channel… With a view from its battlements of France clearly visible… Explore the Wartime Tunnels cut into the White Cliffs.
With the French coast only 23 miles away no wonder it is known as THE KEY TO ENGLAND.
Cambridge and RAF Duxford
Let us amble around the Cambridge the famouse university town. It lies in East Anglia, on the River Cam, about 50 miles, (80 km) or so, north of London. Students number about 22,000. Under Viking rule Cambridge became an important trading centre. The first town charters were granted in the 12th century,city status was not conferred until 1951.Now,Cambridge is most widely known as the home of the University of Cambridge, founded in 1209 and consistently ranked one of the top five universities in the world.
Immerse yourself in 1930s Art Deco decadence at Eltham Palace, one of the most enchanting visitor attractions in London. Built by the wealthy Courtauld family near to the remains of Eltham Palace…..childhood home of Henry VIII, it’s among the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in England.
An enigma? The true meaning of this ancient, awe-inspiring creation has been lost in the mists of time. Was Stonehenge a temple for sun worship, a healing centre, a burial site or perhaps a huge calendar? How did our ancestors manage to carry the mighty stones from so far away and then, using only the most primitive of tools, build this amazing structure? Surrounded by mystery, Stonehenge never fails to impress.
Avebury in Wiltshire
Avebury in Wiltshire, is a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles,only about 20 minutes from Stonehenge. Avebury contains the largest stone circle in Europe, is one of the best known prehistoric sites in Britain,It is both a tourist attraction, a place of mystery…and it has a Great Pub right in the middle. Combine with a visit to Stonehenge.
The Dreaming Sires of the University of Oxford, not much more than an hour or so from the west of London, are entwined around and within very the heart of the City Oxford itself… It is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the second-oldest surviving university anywhere!. Come visit the City, and Colleges as” Harry Potter” Did!
Windsor Castle is not only,less than an hour from London, is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, the Official Residence of Her Majesty The Queen and the last resting place of Henry VIII. Its rich history spans almost 1000 years. Make a day of it with a visit to Oxford.