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Gold Romantic Landscapes of Kent

Gold Romantic Landscapes of Kent

This NEW tour takes us through romantic landscapes of Kent and East Sussex, visiting quaint villages and towns, exploring beautiful cities and enjoying the coast as we relax this summer.

Holiday Highlights

• 4 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

• Home Link included

• Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

• Historic Hastings

• Battle & Whitstable

• Port Town of Dover

• Cathedral City of Canterbury


We depart and make our way to
Maidstone, arriving late afternoon at our hotel
for the next 4 nights with dinner, bed and
breakfast with tea/coffee and biscuits served
on arrival


This morning we take a trip to the
historic city of Canterbury with its magnificent
cathedral, cobbled streets and long high street
with plenty of options for shopping, drinks or
lunch. Later this afternoon we visit Whitstable,
the place to go if you like quirky shops, oysters,
and the English seaside


Our day takes us to the south coast
where we visit Hastings and perhaps enjoy a walk
through the Warrior Square Gardens, along the
seafront, or maybe visit Hastings Pier. This is the
ideal place to enjoy lunch and later this afternoon
we stop at the town of Battle, a charming market
town which grew up around Battle Abbey and
takes its name from the famous battle between
England’s would be rulers William Duke of
Normandy and the Saxon King Harold.


Today we head to Dungeness where
we join the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway for a journey along the coast with
fantastic views over the countryside and sea as
we ride along on the train. Afterwards, we take a
short journey to Dover where we can enjoy lunch
in the well-known port town. Perhaps relax in
Pencester or Granville gardens, walk along the
promenade or maybe visit the Dover Museum to
learn more about this historic town.


After breakfast we depart and head for

Your Hotel

The Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone


The Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone, is set in

26 acres of private grounds, with an extensive Health

and Leisure Club, including indoor pool, sauna and solarium.

All bedrooms are en-suite, and have television, telephone

and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
Leigh Delamere Services Leigh Delamere - Outbound - Eastbound Side
Return - Westbound Side - Coach Park
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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