17th - 21st May 2020
The Anne Boleyn Experience has proven extremely popular in 2018 and 2019 and so it's back again in 2020!
This tour explores the life and death of the ill-fated second wife of Henry VIII and mother to Elizabeth I, Queen Anne Boleyn.
You will stay at Anne's childhood home, the magical Hever Castle, for 4 nights and enjoy exclusive access to the entire Astor Wing including music room, billiard room, lawns, tennis court and outdoor swimming pool.
You will enjoy a private after hours tour of Hever Castle, a 3 course dinner in the Castle dining room, visit Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London - a particularly poignant visit as it falls on the anniversary of her execution.
You will be transported in a luxury air-conditioned coach for the duration of the tour so you will arrive everywhere in comfort and style!
Begin your tour within the beautiful surroundings of Hever Castle. On arrival you will be greeted by your tour manager, Philippa, who will get you quickly settled into your beautiful room so that you can begin to explore your home for the next few days.
You will have exclusive access to the entire Astor Wing of Hever Castle where you can take advantage of our own private heated swimming pool, tennis court, billiards room and lawn next to the moat.
Later in the afternoon you will enjoy a welcome drinks reception on our private lawn and enjoy an evening meal followed by our first expert talk, from Claire Ridgway.
Full day at Hever Castle.
Take your time to explore the castle and grounds before a private, after-hours guided tour of the Castle.
In the evening we dine in the dining room of Hever Castle itself!
On the anniversary of Anne Boleyn's execution, we visit the Tower of London. We will enjoy a morning guided tour before having free time to visit other parts of the Tower and take a walk up to the Tower Hill execution site where the men who fell victim to the events of 1536 were beheaded. We return to Hever Castle for a 3-course evening meal.
We will visit the ever impressive Hampton Court Palace and discover a story of transformation fuelled by Henry VIII's love for Anne Boleyn. We return to Hever for a 3-course evening meal you will have free time to explore Hever, pack or sit with Claire and I in the private drawing room to discuss more history!
Wake up for one final time in the magical Hever Castle.
After breakfast we say our final farewells.
A 50% deposit* is required on booking.
For a single person traveller:
For two people, travelling as a couple:
£2,350 (£1,175 per person)
*The deposit is non refundable. Please read the terms & conditions of booking. Please ensure you take out adequate travel insurance.
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