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Join us on this fantastic tour featuring some highlights of Kent and the River Thames. We visit Crossness Pumping Station for a fascinating tour of what is known as the ‘Cathedral of Sewage’. Trust us, it is guaranteed to be a memorable visit! We also include the brilliant ‘Call the Midwife’ themed tour at Historic Dockyard Chatham, free time in Greenwich, Canterbury, and by popular demand, Margate.

Your Holiday Package Includes:

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast                                           

Luxury coach travel

Services of experienced tour driver

EXCURSIONS – entry to Historic Dockyard Chatham (including Call the Midwife tour) and guided tour of Crossness Pumping Station.

Your Holiday Accommodation:

The **** ORIDA MAIDSTONE is conveniently located a short drive from the centre of Maidstone and has a spacious bar and restaurant. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and Wi-Fi. The property has an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna, gym and spa treatments are available to pre-book. There is a lift.

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Date : August 26, 2024

Depart for Kent

We travel via the main roads and motorways to Kent for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Orida Maidstone.


Date : August 27, 2024

Historic Dockyard Chatham

Enjoy a day at the Historic Dockyard Chatham beginning with a ‘Call the Midwife’ themed tour, led by our very own costumed midwife. Walk in the footsteps of Nurse Trixie Franklin, Sister Julienne and Dr Turner and explore where the real drama happens. A brand new gallery featuring props and sets from the show is now also included. Following the tour, the entry ticket allows you access to rest of the Dockyard attractions.


Date : August 28, 2024

Crossness Pumping Station & free time in Greenwich

Something very different as we visit the Crossness Pumping Station on the banks of the River Thames, known as the ‘Cathedral of Sewage’. We enjoy a fascinating guided tour of this amazing Grade 1 Listed building which features some of the most spectacular ornamental Victorian cast ironwork found in the world today. Please note: there may be steps involved during the guided tour. Later we travel to Greenwich for a free afternoon. Visit the famous Cutty Sark, take a Thames River Cruise or a stroll through Greenwich Park and stand on the Prime Meridian.


Date : August 29, 2024

Canterbury & Margate

The Cathedral city of Canterbury is our destination this morning with its cobbled streets and timber-framed houses. A visit to the magnificent cathedral is a must. Early afternoon we head for the coast and the traditional seaside resort of Margate.


Date : August 30, 2024

Return home

We depart for home with a stop along the way, arriving into our local area late afternoon.


Single supplement – £112.00


£30.00 per person

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