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Festive Delights and Historic Homes of Kent

December 2021

4 days from £525pp

Enjoy a journey back in time on this festive break with a twist, as we enjoy visits to the seasonally decorated Penhurst Place, Scotney Castle and Hever Castle. A first-class journey on board the Kent & East Sussex railway, with festive treats included is also the perfect addition to this magical break.  
  • A journey on the Kent & East Sussex Railway, in a First-Class class open plan Carriage, with warming soup & Roll, a mulled wine, mince pie & juice
  • A private guided tour & seasonal refreshments at Penshurst Place & Gardens 
  • Visit enchanting Hever Castle, with the story of Pinocchio incorporated into the grounds
  • Visit Scotney Castle- a Victorian Christmas is the theme this year
Step back in time on this magical festive break as we enjoy a private tour of the seasonally decorated Penshurst Place. Encounter the festive traditions of the Victorian’s at Scotney Castle, and immerse yourself in the story of Pinocchio, expressed in decoration and light, this year’s Christmas theme at Hever Castle. On this rail holiday we will also enjoy a journey on board the Kent & East Sussex Railway and make yourself comfortable in the First-Class open plan carriage as you tuck into festive treats.  

Your Accommodation

Deans Place Country Hotel & Restaurant

The four-star Deans Place Country Hotel & Restaurant was originally a vast farming estate and became a private hotel at the beginning of the 20th century. It is set on the banks of the Cuckmere River at the foot of the South Downs National Park. The hotel has free WIFI, a public bar, guest lounges plus an award-winning dining room. There is also an outdoor heated swimming pool which is usually available from May to September. Car parking is complimentary at the hotel and the nearest railway station is Berwick which is around a 10-minute ride in a taxi.  Please note there is no lift at the hotel. 
Room Facilities & Amenities
  • En Suite bathroom
  • Television 
  • Tea & coffee making facilities