John’s Tour Blogs

Touring advice and stories from John England Tours
Arundel castle on a sunny day

Arundel Castle: A Visitor’s Guide

First established as a motte-and-bailey castle in the 11th century, Arundel Castle survived England’s tumultuous Middle Ages and was besieged during the Anarchy and, subsequently, the English Civil War. Remodelled...
The British Royal Private Virtual Tour London

Locations From The Crown You Can Visit

The popularity of Netflix’s The Crown (2016–) should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the work of writer Peter Morgan.  Morgan had previously had immense success with his...

WW2 Sites of South East England

Fascinated by Britain’s WW2 history? Join John England Tours and explore World War Two historical destinations in South East England. With our Tailor-Made Tours of South East England, we can...
Hever Portcullis

A Guide to Hever Castle

Beginning its life as a country house in the 13th century, Hever Castle is today most famous as the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. For anyone interested in Tudor history...
A view of Hever Castle in summer

Spring and Summer Historical Attractions and Events in South East England (2022)

English Tourism Week is upon us and with a new theme for 2022: “You’re Welcome!”. Yes, this year’s message is loud and clear. After a couple of testing years, English...

A Guide to Hampton Court Palace

Join John England Tours as we explore the dramatic history of Hampton Court Palace, one of England's most extraordinary royal palaces. Read more!

Dover Castle and the White Cliffs

Experience over a thousand years of British history at Dover Castle, Kent – the castle of castles.

Down House & Chartwell

On a single day, John England Tours will take you inside the homes of two of the greatest Englishmen ever to have lived: Charles Darwin and Winston Churchill.
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