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Kent and the French Coast

5 days - from only £399pp


Kent and the French Coast

Enjoy an escape to the Garden of England where you'll find breathtaking countryside, stunning coastline and world-famous attractions. Our holiday also includes a taste of the continent, with a day trip by Eurotunnel to discover Boulogne-sur-Mer on France's northern coast.


  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • 3 evening meals
  • 3 English breakfasts
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then onto our hotel on the outskirts of Ashford for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Boulogne-sur-Mer and French Coast

    Departing early, we head across the channel to Calais and make our way to Boulogne-sur-Mer. Rising above the lower town is an attractive medieval quarter, contained within the old town walls and dominated by a grand, domed cathedral.



    Included Highlights

    • Boulogne-sur-Mer
  • Day 3: Margate

    Excursion to the seaside town of Margate. This celebrated seaside destination is home to Dreamland, an iconic amusement park with vintage rides and pop-up entertainment that delights all generations. The regenerated Old Town and harbour are a delight to explore.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Margate
  • Day 4: Canterbury

    Today we enjoy a trip to historic Canterbury, where the skyline is dominated by the stunning cathedral. The ancient ruins of St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church also form Canterbury's UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Canterbury
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

You must have a valid UK passport for the day trip to France. Your passport must be less than ten years old, and valid for at least three months after your trip.

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Due to timings of our crossing to France, breakfast and dinner are not included on this day.

If for any reason the day trip to France is unable to operate, this will be replaced with a trip to Hastings and Carr Taylor Wines for a tasting.


You will stay for four nights at the Holiday Inn Ashford North, on the outskirts of Ashford.

  • Holiday Inn Ashford North

    Positioned on the outskirts of Ashford, the Holiday Inn Ashford North is ideal for a relaxing break. With a charming countryside setting, welcoming atmosphere and excellent facilities, the hotel makes for a peaceful home away from home. Guests can enjoy varied and delicious dining options in the hotel’s restaurant, whilst the Orchard Bar is stocked with a wide range of beers, spirits and wines providing the perfect place to unwind in. The hotel also has a fantastic fitness centre, complete with a mini-gym.

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.