Cultural Tours

Tickets for cultural tours may be added to your chosen package during the registration process. Please visit the Registration page for more details.


Pre-Conference Tour of Arundel (80 GBP)

Thursday, June 28, 2018

This tour will take in highlights of southern England’s rich cultural heritage. The tour will begin with a visit to Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard. Situated within the Royal Navy’s oldest working base, the Historic Dockyard includes some of England’s most iconic ships – the Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior, and offers a unique opportunity to see the Royal Navy past, present and future. In the afternoon we venture into the West Sussex countryside, and visit Arundel Castle, one of the largest inhabited and complete castles in England. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the castle, the extensive gardens and neighbouring village with its lovely Georgian and Victorian houses and plethora of unusual independent shops, before ending the day with a traditional English cream tea. Guests must be aged 14 or over.

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Post-Conference Tour of Hever (70 GBP)

Monday, July 02, 2018

The counties of Sussex and Kent are blessed with verdant rolling hills, white cliffs and beautiful scenery, and this conference tour will take in highlights of southern England’s rich cultural heritage. The tour will begin with a visit to Bateman’s, the Jacobean home of The Jungle Book author Rudyard Kipling, including the gardens and water mill. In the afternoon we cross into the county of Kent, the garden of England, and the spectacular Hever Castle and gardens, once home to Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s second wife. Following lunch in the castle grounds, participants will have the opportunity to explore the castle, the extensive gardens and the popular maze, before ending the day with a traditional English cream tea. Guests must be aged 14 or over.

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