Enjoy a scenic journey through the Kent Downs amid orchards and hop fields to our hotel in Maidstone. Then it's a skip across the water to spend a day strolling along the French coast.
Detailed Overview

Price includes

  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • 3-course dinner, 3 choices per courses

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Free use of leisure facilities (indoor pool, sauna, Jacuzzi & fitness suite)

  • Eurotunnel return crossing

  • Porterage

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

After a collection from home, we head to Tenterden. With its bustling high street and plethora of independent
shops, there's plenty to see and do. Why not explore one of restaurants and pubs, housed alongside ancient buildings, or take a walk around the tree-lined greens and quaint little lanes? Tenterden's rich past and vibrant present make for a wonderful morning. We make our way to the hotel in the afternoon, to be greeted with a cup of tea before checking in.

Day 2

Boulogne-sur-Mer and Le Touquet
This morning we journey thought the Kent Downs to Folkestone, and cross the Channel to Calais. We take a scenic drive along the French coast to spend the morning in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France's biggest fishing port. Located at the mouth of the river Liane, it has been an important town and port since Roman times. Why not explore the town centre and its numerous shops, visit the Nausicaa, National Sea Centre, visit The Castle Museum or take a leisurely stroll by the port? In the afternoon, we travel further along the coast to Le Touquet. This smart seaside resort has a great sense of style and was a popular haunt of Noel Coward and PG Woodehouse. Stroll the large sandy beach or explore the town's range of designer shops and lively restaurants and bars.

Day 3

We take a scenic drive through the Garden of England, amid orchards and hop fields, beautiful countryside, picturesque towns and villages on our journey home.

Other Information

Hotel

4* Mercure Maidstone Great Danes Hotel

This modern hotel is set within 26 acres of grounds with all 126 bedrooms are decorated in a classic style and there is a lift to all floors except in the Old Manor House wing. The brasserie restaurant and bar have a friendly atmosphere and there is also a lounge and sun terrace.

Lift • Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool • Sauna • Steam room • Spa bath • Beauty salon • Wi-Fi • TV • Hairdressers • Hairdryer • Tennis courts • A private fishing lake • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room •

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