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Discovering Wartime Kent & Call the Midwife

Discovering Wartime Kent & Call the Midwife

Kent, the Garden of England is one of the best UK destinations for a holiday. Whether you’re looking for beautiful beaches, stunning architecture or delicious food and drink - Kent has it all! On our break we also go behind the scenes of the hugely popular TV series ‘Call the Midwife’ for a unique guided tour around Chatham Docks.

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Kent, the Garden of England is one of the best UK destinations for a holiday. Whether you’re looking for beautiful beaches, stunning architecture or delicious food and drink – Kent has it all! On our break we also go behind the scenes of the hugely popular TV series ‘Call the Midwife’ for a unique guided tour around Chatham Docks.

 

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Return luxury coach travel on 'The Optimum Experience' vehicle

With an elegant design our new coach offers incredible passenger comfort, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you’re as relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat

 

4 nights half board

Admissions to Canterbury Cathedral, The Historic Dockyard Chatham with 'Call the Midwife' Guided tour

& Dover Castle

River cuise in Canterbury

 

Please note this price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.

 

Day 1

Our first stop today is in St Albans. After some free time, we travel to our hotel.

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Day 2

Travel to Dover Castle with admission included - Early start today as we have a guided tour included (guaranteed only in the mornings). Afternoon visit to Deal

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Day 3

Today we visit Chatham Historic Dockyards, where our very own ‘midwife’ will greet us on the WWII destroyer HMS CAVALIER to begin our Call the Midwife Tour. The midwife will take you on a guided tour of the various film locations used in the hit BBC Drama. Discover authentic cobbled streets and fine Georgian and Victorian architecture that have provided the backdrop for an array of period films since the 1980s, so presenting an ideal opportunity to follow the special film trail.

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Day 4

We visit Canterbury for a relaxing cruise along the peaceful River Stour which flows through the heart of the historic cathedral city. This is the perfect way to escape the crowds and enjoy some of Canterbury’s most stunning and important architectural highlights! Afterwards, enjoy free time before we return to our hotel.

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Day 5

We return to the East Midlands

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Holiday Inn Rochester ***

 

 

This modern hotel is ideally situated for our break and offers stylish bedrooms and friendly service.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi

 



The Optimum Experience

 

We are pleased to introduce our NEW luxury range 'the Optimum Experience' by Skills which will feature a selection of our 2021 holiday packages.

With an elegant and stylish design, our Optimum Experience offers amazing passenger comfort with soft, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you're as comfortable and relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat.

 



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Alfreton, Hall Street Alfreton - Surcharge £15pp,
Hall Street, Bus station, DE55 7BT
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Beeston, Lace Road Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers pub
NG9 2LA
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Bus Station Chesterfield Coach Station,, Beckingham Way
S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
East Midlands Parkway East Midlands Parkway
Nottingham, NG11 0EB
Leicester Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Lutterworth, George St Lutterworth George Street, outside Wycliffe rooms
LE17 4EG
Mansfield Bus station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Meadowhall Interchange Meadow Hall Interchange, Bay C3
Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1EP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Rotherham,Interchange Bay Rotherham £15pp Surcharge , Interchange Bay C1/ C2
Frederick Street, S60 1QB
Sheffield Pond Hill Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
S1 2BG
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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