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Teacher Trip – Country Towns & Gardens
Gardens Parks and Cultural Treasures

The English gardens are so impressive that the German royal houses copied them. The mild climate enables all type of plants to thrive. Spring and autumn are the best times to visit.

Host Families
Living with a host family
England is the ideal place to stay with a host family. We work with some second and third generation host families.
Single or double rooms

We book good mid-range hotels according to each group's preference. Please note: single rooms are often only available at an extra cost and are offered as double rooms for single use.

Program example

6 days / 5 nights; extension day possible

  • Day 1 - English Seaside Resort and Exotic Parkland Morning arrival at Gatwick. Visit Sheffield Park, a 49-acre manmade wooded park with four lakes connected by waterfalls of various sizes. Marvel at rare trees and shrubs in idyllic tranquillity. Arrive at the hotel in the afternoon.
  • Day 2 - In the footsteps of Henry VIII After breakfast, head to Hever Castle and Gardens, the birthplace of Anne Boleyn. The extensive, varied garden includes an Italianate garden, a rose garden and a large lake. In the afternoon, the route takes you to Great Dixter. Afterwards, a stroll through the picturesque medieval streets of the harbour town of Rye is on the programme.
  • Day 3 - A day in Hastings Meet in the morning in the old town of Hastings. Our English speaking guide will introduce you to the life, architecture and history of this picture book town by the sea. Experience "Good old England" first hand. In the evening there is time for a visit to a typical English pub.
  • Day 4 - Chalk cliffs and Brighton Up and at 'em! You start your day with a walk along the coastline around Beachy Head. Choose the length of your walk and enjoy the beauty of the chalk cliffs and the fantastic views of an endless rolling landscape. In Brighton, visit the Royal Pavilion and explore the medieval streets - the Lanes - and the pier.
  • Day 5 - Battle - 1066 William the Conqueror and Country Park Today you will travel by rail to the listed town of Battle, where William defeated King Harold in 1066. You will enjoy a traditional cream tea with scones and clotted cream in a quaint tearoom, followed by a visit to Battle Abbey. The afternoon is dedicated to a walk in the Country Park.
  • Day 6 - Garden design and journey home Today we head to Sissinghurst Castle Gardens - a charming green space designed in the 1930s. It consists of several small gardens divided by hedges and walls. The coach then takes you to Gatwick Airport for a late afternoon departure.
  • Battle and Battlefield William the Conqueror 1066 more
  • Beachy Head imposing cliff landscape more
  • Bodiam Castle a fairytale moated castle more
  • Brighton former royal summer residence more
  • Dover  Tudor period and tunnel labyrinth of World War II more
  • Canterbury headquarter of the Anglican Church more
  • Eastbourne beautiful seaside resort more
  • Hampton Court Palace England's most impressive palace more
  • Herstmonceux Castle garden landscapes, splendor of the Renaissance more
  • Hever Castle Time Travel to the Gardens of Henry VIII more
  • Leeds Castle medieval castle in the heart of Kent more
  • London pulsating heart between history and modernity more
  • Rye magical alleyways and medieval flair more
  • Windsor Castle the oldest, largest inhabited castle in the world more
Getting there
We have been working successfully for decades with selected coach companies that will take you to your destination safely and in good spirits.
Depending on where the journey starts, we will take you either by train or by coach to the nearest ferry port.
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