Private Tours of South East England from London

Explore historic England with a local professional tour guide

Day Tours From London to Kent

John is a fully insured private driver-guide and owner of John England Tours.

As a local professional tour guide, John lives in South East England and provides guests with easy access to extraordinary places that are rich with British history.

John shares local insights and stories throughout Kent, Sussex, and Surrey, while showing his guests some picturesque villages inaccessible to large buses and coaches. Alternatively, for guests wishing to stay in the nation’s capital, there are John’s Private Walking Tours in London.

John’s first-hand knowledge of the regions visited on each tour means he is able to uncover the overlooked historical sites and beauty spots that many tour operators, drivers, and chauffeurs based in London simply aren’t aware of.

If you have any questions about the tours, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Our private tours, which may be customised and combined, provide you with a memorable experience of the authentic England many visitors miss.

Explore John’s local England. 

Private Day Tour to Historic Hever Castle from London
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Private Tour to Glorious Hever Castle

FromGBP£157
Walk through 700 years of British history by visiting Hever Castle: The historic seat of the Boleyn family and many other nobles.
Private Day Tour to Beautiful Leeds Castle, Kent, from London
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Private Tour to Beautiful Leeds Castle, Kent

FromGBP£141
Ensure your visit to an English castle is majestic by visiting Leeds Castle: “The loveliest castle in the world."
Private Day Tour to Dover Castle
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Private Tour to Historic Dover Castle

FromGBP£163
Experience over a thousand years of British history at Dover Castle. Kent – The castle of castles.
Private Day Tour to Stunning Arundel Castle from London
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Private Day Tour to Magnificent Arundel Castle

FromGBP£163
Arundel Castle is one of England’s best examples of a Norman structure built and extended over the centuries whilst retaining its magnificence.
Private Day Tour to Chartwell House from London
Historic House

Private Tour to Churchill’s Chartwell House

FromGBP£141
“A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted.” – Churchill. Bring what you know about our famous leader to life by walking in the footsteps of Sir […]
Historic Canterbury Private Day Tour from London
Cathedral

Private Tour to Medieval Canterbury

FromGBP£136
Follow the routes of countless pilgrims who paid homage to Saint Thomas Becket, who was slain in Canterbury Cathedral, supposedly due to a misinterpretation of King Henry II’s […]
Rochester Castle from outside
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Private Tour to Medieval Rochester Castle and Charles Dickens’ Rochester

FromGBP£141
Rochester Castle, still one of the best-preserved and tallest medieval structures in England, is a 12th-century ruin with a stone tower also known as a keep.
Private Tour to Charles Darwin’s Down House from London
Historic House

Private Tour to Charles Darwin’s Victorian Down House

FromGBP£98
Here’s something to do that’s not just educational but also unique: The opportunity to visit Down House - The former family home of world-renowned English naturalist, biologist and […]
Private Medieval England Tour of Ightham Mote
Historic Places

Private Medieval England Day Tour

FromGBP£146
Rewind the centuries and unwind while you spend a memorable day enjoying an experience of a lifetime.
Private Tudor Day Tour to Hampton Court Palace and Hever Castle
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Private Tudor Day Tour to Hampton Court Palace and Hever Castle

FromGBP£250
This is your opportunity to step into the Tudor way of life at historic Hampton Court Palace and beautiful Hever Castle: Your Tudor Day!
Private Day Tour to Pooh Corner and Pooh Sticks Bridge from London
Historic Place & Wood

Private Tour to Pooh Corner and Pooh Sticks Bridge

FromGBP£108
Discover the world of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends by visiting Pooh Corner and Hundred Acre Wood.
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Private South East England Day Tours

English Castles Tours, Estates, and More

John is a fully insured private driver-guide. He’s also the proud owner of John England Tours.

As a local professional tour guide, John lives in South East England and is able to give guests easy access to historical places that are absolutely teeming with British history. Check out his Private Tours of South East England.

The county of Kent is where medieval and Tudor kings used to hunt and where several queens made their home, of which Leeds Castle and Hever Castle are two exquisite examples. In more modern times, Sir Winston Churchill and his family used to live at Chartwell House which overlooks part of The Weald of Kent (the spot where Anne Boleyn caught King Henry VIII’s eye).

John shares local insights and stories on his private tours of England’s south east, showing his guests some hidden and picturesque villages in Kent, Sussex, and Surrey which are inaccessible to large buses and coaches.

John’s intimate knowledge of the region means he knows the beautiful hidden places, those rare gems, that many London-based tour operators, drivers, and chauffeurs simply aren’t aware of.

John is fully vaccinated and John England Tours is certified as ‘Good To Go’ & ‘Safe Travels.’ These are industry standards granted by VisitBritain and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) that re-assure visitors that the businesses they are using have clear processes and are following up-to-date tourism and Government COVID-19 safety guidance.

Our personalised private day tours provide you with a memorable experience of the authentic England many visitors miss. Explore John’s local England and please get in touch if you have any questions. It will be a pleasure to share it with you!

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