• Delve into Canterbury’s ancient past with visits to the Roman Museum, St Martin’s Church and St Augustine’s Abbey
• Explore the imprint of the Romans on the surrounding region including Lullingstone Roman Villa and Richborough
• Dover’s Painted House offers some of the finest wall-paintings in Britain
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Tour assembles 1800 at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge for four nights. Welcome and introduction.
Morning: walk around walls (including Roman gateway) of Canterbury followed by Roman Museum (Roman town house with mosaics). Afternoon: 6th century St Martin’s Church and St Augustine’s Abbey.
Excursion to Lullingstone Roman Villa followed by Faversham Stone Chapel (ruined medieval church incorporating Roman remains).
Dover’s Roman Painted House (finest wall-paintings in Britain), Dover Museum (Bronze Age boat) and Richborough (occupied by Romans from the invasion to the late 5th century AD, site of a fort and ancient amphitheatre).
Tour disperses after breakfast.
10 Aug — 14 Aug 2020
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Please note that while this tour will be taken at a gentle pace, some sites involve traversing steps and uneven terrain. Participants should have a good overall level of fitness.
Cost of £1095 includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £270.