The Anne Boleyn Tour 2023

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Tour Details

Stay at Hever Castle for 4 nights of history and luxury on 'The Anne Boleyn Tour', run by British History Tours.

This is THE perfect tour for Tudor History lovers and those who want to stay in a castle!

As part of a small group, you will explore the life and death of Anne Boleyn, the ill-fated second wife of Henry VIII and mother to Elizabeth I. We explore places key to her story and are joined along the way by eminent historians and expert guides.

Gareth Russell, best-selling author accompanies Philippa, your dedicated Tour Manager, as resident historian and co-host. 

Our itinerary includes a visit to Hampton Court Palace and the Tower of London where we are greeted by expert guides. During our time at Hever Castle you will have the opportunity to dress as Tudor Royalty before getting 'behind the ropes' during our after-hours tour of Hever Castle followed by a 3-course banquet in Hever Castle's Great Hall! 

Enjoy exclusive access to the Astor Wing including the music room, billiard room, lawns, tennis court and outdoor swimming pool!

You will arrive everywhere in comfort and style in our luxury air-conditioned coach, included for the duration of the tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Co-hosted by best-selling author and historian Gareth Russell

  • Historians Guest Speakers

  • Hidden Hever, After-Hours Tour of Hever Castle

  • Dinner in the Great Hall of Hever Castle

  • Expert Guided Tour of Hampton Court Palace

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

  • 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.

Hever Castle ©P Brewell

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 - 16th May

    Meet at the designated, convenient pick-up point in London where you will board our private coach bound for Hever Castle. On arrival at Hever you will be shown to your beautiful room and 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.

    Enjoy a welcome drinks reception on our private lawn before a 3-course evening meal in our private dining room.

  • Day 2 - 17th May

    Full day at Hever Castle.

    Enjoy a relaxed breakfast before spending the day exploring Hever Castle and its grounds. You can choose to take the short walk to St Peter's Church where the Boleyn family worshipped and see Thomas Boleyn's tomb.

    Dress as Tudor Royalty for the Day! (Optional Extra) After being dressed you can wear your outfit for the day, take as many photos as you want with Hever as a backdrop! Your outfit will be picked up the following morning so you can choose to wear it for our evening activity and dinner!

    This evening, after the Castle is closed to the public, we have an exclusive 'behind-the-ropes'tour of 'Hidden Hever'.

    The evening is topped off by a banquet in the Great Hall of Hever Castle

  • Day 3 - 18th May

    Our second full day is spent at the ever-impressive Hampton Court Palace where we discover a story of transformation fuelled by Henry VIII's love for Anne Boleyn, with our private guide.

    We return to Hever for a pre-dinner talk by our resident historian on this tour, the fantastic Gareth Russell.

  • Day 4 - 19th May

    We pay our respects to Anne Boleyn at the site of her final imprisonment, execution and resting place, the Tower of London on the date of her execution.

    Following a morning private guided tour you will enjoy free time to explore other parts of the Tower and the waterfront. You then have the option to take a walk up to the Tower Hill execution site, where the men who fell victim to the events of 1536 were beheaded, with Gareth and Philippa.

    We return to Hever Castle for our final evening talk and relaxed BBQ on our private lawn at Hever Castle, next to the moat.

  • Day 5 - 20th May

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

    After a leisurely breakfast we board our private coach which will take us back to London where we say our final farewells.


What's Included

  • 5* Luxury Accommodation at Hever Castle for 4 nights

  • All Dinners and Breakfasts

  • Expert History Talks from top historians.

  • Resident historian for the tour - Gareth Russell

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

  • Banquet in the Great Hall of Hever Castle

  • Dedicated Tour Manager

  • Luxury Coach Travel from pick up to drop off

  • All admissions as stated in the itinerary

  • After Hours 'Hidden Hever' Tour

  • Private Guided tours at Tower of London and Hampton Court Palace

  • Option to dress as a Tudor for the day

  • An Experience of a Lifetime!


Upgrade to a Superior Room

Only 5 Available

Please Request on your Booking form (rooms are assigned on a first-come first-served basis).

Room Upgrades cost £360 for the duration of the tour.

  • Acanthus Bedroom

    Acanthus - Booked

  • Clover Room

    Clover Room - Reserved

  • Primrose Room

    Primrose

  • Tiger Lily

    Tiger Lily - Reserved

  • Tulip Room

    Tulip Room - Booked

Optional Extras Optional Extras

Optional Extras

Room Upgrades £360

Tudor Dress Hire £180

Tudor Dress Purchase (custom made dress)

There is space on the booking for to indicate your preferences


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Tour Price

£2,990

per person with Double Occupancy,

(Double Room for Single Person Occupancy uplift of 50% Applies)

Upgrades and Optional Extras are available

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