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Folkestone and the Kent Coast

Folkestone and the Kent Coast

Down to the Kent coast with Canterbury and a ride on the R,H & D

5 day holiday


Monday 12 October £415


Single supplement £100


Insurance £29 inc IPT



4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Excursions as described

Journey on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

Day 1 Monday

Depart in the morning travelling to Kent, with time to explore the towns and villages of the Weald. Arrive late afternoon at the Best Western Clifton Hotel in Folkestone. 4 nights stay – dinner, bed &


Day 2 Tuesday

Today’s excursion takes us north along the coast to Broadstairs and Deal first, then to the historic cathedral city of Canterbury where we have the afternoon to explore. The city is dominated by the
magnificent Cathedral, Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and now a World Heritage Site. The city centre, being very compact, is best explored on foot.
There is a maze of intriguing side streets with a rich variety of specialist shops and welcoming cafes and pubs in which to relax.

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

Free day to discover Folkestone

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

A short ride takes us to the small resort of Hythe. Here we join the world famous Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway – Kent’s mainline in miniature. The train takes us alongside Romney Marsh
to New Romney where we rejoin the coach to continue to ancient Rye, one of the Cinque Ports, now some distance from the sea.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

After breakfast depart for home, travelling by way of Thanet and the north Kent coast. There will be a stop in popular Whitstable and we will see Faversham and the estuary of the Medway


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

A new tour for the autumn in response to many requests for the county of Kent and some of the coastal towns in England’s south-east corner. There will

be time in historic Canterbury and another highlight is a ride on the famous Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway across Romney Marsh.


CLIFTON HOTEL l The Best Western Clifton Hotel occupies a prime location on the famous Leas, looking out over the English Channel. Hotel facilities include traditionally furnished lounge, elegantly styled restaurant and popular bar. Bedrooms are well appointed and are all en suite, and have television 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
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Chelmsford Victoria Road (coach bays)
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by Travelodge IG1 !BA
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Granada Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
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