DAYS OUT WITH GROUPS DIRECT

Days out at are all about having fun. From steam train rides to walking tours and garden visits to guided brewery tours, we cover all areas of Group Travel. If you have an idea that we haven’t thought of, please let us know and we will create a bespoke itinerary just for you!

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CASTLES & PALACES

2th - 16th September 2020. Your group will experience the castle rooms decorated by an impressive line-up of international award-winning floral designers. They will also discover a programme of floral demonstrations, specialist talks and daily garden tours, plus a variety of stalls on the Pavilion Lawn where beautiful flowers and garden accessories can be purchased. 

8th - 14th June 2020. Join in with a week of tours, talks and activities all themed to Leeds Castle’s abundance of wildlife and beautiful gardens. Leeds Castle has three gardens: The Princess Alexandra Gardens, The Lady Baillie Mediterranean Garden Terraces and The Culpeper Garden.

23rd - 25th May 2020. Join young King Henry VIII at the Joust and, just as at The Field of Cloth of Gold, cheer on your team when England takes on France in a true competition demonstrating the finest skills of agility, foot combat and horsemanship.  Watch archery and firepower displays throughout your visit, with Tudor music and living history encampments to discover.  

25th July - 23rd August 2020. Have a go at sword fighting, crossbow, 16th-century football and a ‘Tudor dance off’ during a summer of sporting activities for all visitors. Experience falconry and wrestling and see Tudor cooking demonstrations.

23rd to 31st May 2020. Support your chosen champion from the English and French camps as both Kings compete to up the stakes in everything from jousting, wrestling and foot combat, to courtly dance and quick-wit. Which King will win and how will the loser soothe his bruised ego? 

10th April to 31st August 2020. To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Field of Cloth of Gold, the Grand European Summit held between Henry VIII and Francois I of France, Hampton Court Palace will be the place to be for all things Tudor. 

This UNESCO World Heritage Site has almost 1000 years of intriguing tales to tell. Your group will meet the Yeoman Warders, better known as the Beefeaters, marvel at the fabulous finery of the Crown Jewels and discover an unrivalled collection of royal arms and armour in the iconic White Tower, dating back to 1075. They will also be able to explore all the roles this impressive building has had to play throughout the centuries – from medieval palace and fortress to infamous prison and execution site. 

‘Picture This! Life Through A Royal Lens’. A new exhibition at Kensington Palace for 2020. Opening on 15 May 2020, Kensington Palace will reveal a new exhibition exploring the British royal family’s enduring relationship with the camera.

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