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Indulge in your own perfect Tudor-themed weekend away in Kent at three of the most beautiful and historic properties associated with the Boleyn family; Hever Castle, Penshurst Place and Pashley Manor Gardens; enjoy a historic walk and relax at one of our two accommodation recommendations
As a fellow Tudor time traveller, we all know how challenging it can be to plan your perfect Tudor-themed, weekend adventure, especially if you are visiting from afar. It is difficult to know where to stay, the places to visit and even easier to miss out on all those little details that can really bring a place to life. Have you ever wished that someone would just come along and take all the guesswork away?
Believe me, I know just how you feel!
Before I started researching and writing about Tudor history, I would spent countless happy hours visiting many beautiful Tudor locations. Sometimes, I might buy a guide book at the property, sometimes not; whichever way though, I now know that I was missing out on so much learning and fun because I didn’t understand how the building was used, or the guide book never went into enough specific Tudor detail connecting the place with people and events.
The ‘A Tudor Weekend Away’ series is the perfect antidote to all that, creating a hassle-free itinerary for your perfect Tudor-themed weekend break.
‘A Tudor Weekend Away… in Kent’ is the first in the series and here, at The Tudor Travel Guide, we are giving it away FREE to anyone who subscribes to the blog as our way of saying 'thank you' for joining our community of passionate Tudor time travellers.
The first edition contains a suggested weekend travel itinerary, which will take you to some amazing Tudor locations – some well known, some less well known. It includes information on the history of three stunning locations associated with the Boleyn family; Pashley Manor, Hever Castle and Penshurst Place. There will be a mini-guided tour where appropriate, highlighting notable Tudor features, as well as things to look out for and ‘must sees’. There is also an ‘historic walk’ across the Kentish countryside from Hever to Penshurst, as well as two accommodation recommendations; one luxury, one luxury for less.
“A Tudor Weekend Away……” is packed with so much information it is like having your own personal guide...
Tudor Weekend Away………In Kent” looks lovely, with beautiful photos, and Sarah’s knowledge and passion for all things Tudor shines through. I found the suggestions on places to eat and to stay very helpful and my particular favourite tip was the walk between Hever and Penshurst.
Deborah Roil - The Tudor Times
Sarah’s Tudor Travel Guides are a fantastic way to easily immerse yourself into the Tudor era...
...and discover connections between the houses of the times and the influential families who lived there. Brimming with tips on how to get the most out of your visit to these wonderful properties, as well as additional free-to-enjoy activities such as local walks, the guide is an easy-to-digest way to discover this unique period in history, and the houses, castles and churches it connects.
- Penshurst Place
I absolutely loved receiving my copy of ‘A Tudor Weekend Away in Kent’...
The detailed history of each place, helpful tips and the beautiful photos has most definitely inspired me to make a trip in the spring. I really enjoyed reading this guide and learning more about these beautiful places.
- Nicola Dunn
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