Knole

Knole is one of Britain’s most important and complete historic homes – with a colourful past as an Archbishop’s palace, the former hunting ground of Henry VIII, the home of the Sackville family for 400 years and a source of literary inspiration for Virginia Woolf. Within Knole's internationally important collection...

Canterbury

Head out in the car for up to an hour and there is so much to do. Visits must include Canterbury. This historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is the seat of The Archbishop of Canterbury who is the primate of the Church of England and...

Dover Castle

Dover-The most iconic of all English fortresses commanding the gateway to the realm for nine centuries. Climb the Great Tower, meet the characters and immerse yourself in vivid medieval interiors. Then delve deep within Dover’s White Cliffs to witness the drama in the Secret Wartime Tunnels.  Roam through centuries of...

Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle- One of England's finest castles, this storybook medieval stronghold commands two small islands on a peaceful lake. Dating to the 9th century and rebuilt by the Normans in 1119, Leeds became a favourite home of many medieval English queens. Henry VIII liked it so much he had it...

Rye Village

Another famous Cinque port town just a 20minute drive away is the historic port of Rye. Once surrounded by sea, this fortified hilltop town played an important role in the defence of the south coast of England. These days, the river no longer harbours warships and is home to the...

Tenterden Village

Tenterden, rich in history, has largely escaped much modern development and has consequently retained its charm. It has an attractive, broad tree-lined High Street, brimming with interesting shops that have something for everyone. Tenterden was an important wool trading centre in the 13th century and became prosperous. It is difficult...