WINTER BREAK ON THE OLD KENT COAST
A five day winter break based at a great hotel, newly refurbished, with a group friendly large bar and lounge area. It’s just a minute from the beautiful Folkestone Leas -
Day One Monday: En route to Folkestone enjoy a two course lunch with coffee in the mediaeval Pilgrims Hall with time to enjoy the modern art in the chapels at Aylesford Priory on the banks of the River Medway (just off the M20/M2). If you arrive here for lunch around 1.00pm you’ll be checking in at the Burlington by 4.30pm -
Day Two Tuesday: Blue Badge Guided day out exploring the mysterious Romney Marsh, including the marsh churches, a fish & chip lunch at the famous Pilot Inn at Dungeness and a visit to the historic hilltop town of Rye. After dinner tonight you’ll be joined by TV antiques expert and Kent Business Woman of the Year Alison Chapman for an entertaining talk and a Show & Tell of unusual antiques.
Day Three Wednesday: Free day in resort. We’ve arranged a fascinating Behind-
Day Four Thursday: With the Guide we visit the Scramble Experience at the Battle of Britain Memorial, the beautiful Kent Downs and Canterbury. You can opt to stay and sit with the Choir for Choral Evensong arriving back at the hotel in time for dinner.
Day Five Friday: After check out an exhilarating morning at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, which returns endangered black rhino and gorillas to the wild. Set high on the old Saxon Shore with far reaching views across the Romney Marsh and out to sea you’ll enjoy a tour of the site on African-
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The 3*/4* Burlington Hotel, Folkestone
This is a cracking 3* family run hotel which in 2018 is re-
Probus and Rotary clubs all hold dinners here. 60 bedrooms, immaculate housekeeping, great staff.