A Pot Pourri of Pleasant Surprises

A Pot Pourri of Pleasant Surprises

Based in some exceptional hotels, this fragrant and colour filled tour brings together number of remarkable privately owned castles and stately homes in the south east of England, most of which won’t be found in tour operators brochures.  Along with some unique pubs for lunch and ‘On Location’ visits based on a couple of popular television programmes, your clients might even find themselves playing Pooh Sticks on a famous bridge in the Ashdown Forest. Highlights include:

  • A game of chess on an outsized chessboard in a beautiful private garden
  • Leisurely visits to 13th century Hever Castle
  • A step back in time experience at Chartwell, the former home of Sir Winston Churchill
  • A memorable visit to an outstanding collection of historical musical instruments
  • A close encounter with ‘Foyles War’ and ‘Mapp and Lucia’
  • The Collector Earl’s garden at imposing Arundel Castle
  • The contemporary art collection within 11th century Chichester Cathedral
  • The chance to follow in the footsteps of Jane Austen
  • A visit to the Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship garden at Wisley