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Historic Homes of Kent and Heritage Railways

August & September 2021 & May - September 2022

5 days from £695pp

Delve deep into the exciting history of Kent on this unique five day rail holiday as we visit some of the county’s most famous historic homes including Chartwell, once home to the renowned Sir Wintson Churchill and Penshurst Place, previous home of the infamous King Henry VIII. We will also enjoy rides on Heritage railways, Kent & East Sussex Railway and the Bluebell Railway. 
 
  • Sit back and relax as you ride the Kent & East Sussex Railway 
  • Enjoy the scenic views on board the Bluebell Railway 
  • Explore 15th century Great Dixter House & Gardens 
  • A visit to Chartwell, the family home of Winston Churchill
  • Enjoy the splendour and beauty of Penshurst Place & Gardens 
  • Visit enchanting Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn
From King Henry VIII to the great Sir Winston Churchill, many a famed historic figured has made Kent their home over the years. On this five-day rail holiday, we will delve deep into the thrilling history of Kent, visiting the historic homes of those that once lived here to gain a unique perspective into their lives. In order to reach these spectacular homes, we will travel aboard some of the county’s most famous heritage railways, including the Bluebell Railway & the Kent & East Sussex Railway- adding to the overall experience of this trip of ‘times gone by’.

Your Accommodation

Deans Place Country Hotel & Restaurant

★★★★
Overview
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