The Anne Boleyn Experience 2020

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!


  • Luxury Coach Interior

    Luxury Coach Travel

  • Private dining in the Castle Dining Room

    Private dining in the Castle Dining Room

  • Staying for 4 nights at Hever Castle

    Staying for 4 nights at Hever Castle

  • Dinner and Breakfast in the Tudor Suite

    Dinner and Breakfast in the Tudor Suite

  • Hever Castle

    Private area at Hever Castle

  • Guided Tour at Tower of London

    Bespoke Private Tours

Tour Highlights

  • Private After Hours Tour of Hever Castle

  • Expert History Talks

  • Dinner in the Castle Dining Room

  • Visit to Hampton Court Palace

  • Visit the Tower of London on the anniversary of Anne Boleyn's death

  • Private use of the Astor Wing of Hever Castle including our own Private Lawn next to the moat, Tennis Court, Billiards Room and Outdoor Heated Pool.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 - 17th May

    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.

  • Day 2 - 18th May

    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!

  • Day 3 - 19th May

    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.

  • Day 4 - 20th May

    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!

  • Day 5 - 21st May

    Wake up for one final time in the magical Hever Castle.

    After breakfast we say our final farewells.

 

 

Ticket Prices

£2,350

per person with Double Occupancy

OR

£3,525

per person, single occupancy. 

 

What's Included

  • Accommodation at Hever Castle for 4 nights, with full breakfast

  • 3-course dinner each night including 1 night in the Castle Dining Room of Hever Castle

  • Expert History Talks 

  • Resident historian for the tour - Claire Ridgway

  • Private use of the Astor Wing of Hever Castle including our own Private Lawn next to the moat, Tennis Court, Billiards Room and Outdoor Heated Pool.

  • Admissions to Hever Castle, Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace

  • Private Guides at Hever Castle, Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace

  • Luxury Coach Travel as stated in the itinerary.

  • Services of a Tour Manager throughout

Deposit

What is the deposit amount?

A 50% deposit*  is required on booking.

For a single person traveller: 
£1,762.50

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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