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Stay at Anne Boleyn’s home for the duration of this 4 night Anne Boleyn Experience tour focusing on the life and death of Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII and including a visit to the site of her execution on the anniversary of her death.
During the tour you will visit the three main Tudor landmarks associated with her story; Hampton Court Palace, the Tower of London, and Hever Castle, where you will be staying for the duration of the tour in a private wing for our exclusive use. It really is amazing to wake up each morning and be able to stroll around the grounds before breakfast or go for a moonlit walk after dinner, it's out of this world!
The tour is led by Claire Ridgway of The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society and Philippa Lacey Brewell of British History Tours and British History with Philippa Lacey Brewell.
Day One - 16th May
Meet at London Victoria Station 3pm and travel to Anne Boleyns family home, Hever Castle. Check into rooms and enjoy a relaxing evening BBQ followed by an introductory talk by Gareth Russell.
Day Two - 17th May
Full day at Hever Castle. Take your time to explore the castle and grounds before a private guided tour and 3 course evening banquet followed by talk from Bess Chiver.
Day Three - 18th May
Visit to Hampton Court Palace Enjoy a one and a half hour guided tour by a costumed guide, focusing on the Tudor parts of the palace and how they relate to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. After lunch you will have free time to enjoy the gardens, visit other parts of the Palace and shop at the large gift shop.
Back to Hever for a 3 course evening meal and talk about Anne Boleyn, on the eve of her execution, by Claire Ridgway.
Day Four - 19th May
On the anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s death we visit to the Tower of London.
Enjoy a morning guided tour of the key Anne Boleyn sites: the place of her execution, the location of the Royal Palace and her resting place in Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula. You will then have free time to visit other parts of the Tower and the gift shop.
On our final evening together we will be having a relaxed meal at a local pub.
Day Five - 20th May
Check out of Hever Castle after breakfast and travel back to London Victoria Station by coach.
Tour Duration: 5 days
Price Includes: Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Admissions and Private tours, Private expert talks, Travel for the duration of the tour.
*Based on 2 people sharing. Single person supplement applies
If there are spaces still available you will be sent a booking form to complete and instructions on how to pay the deposit.
If no spaces are available you will be placed on the waiting list.