4 days

From $3,100

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Summary

The making of a tyrant

Travel with a leading authority on Tudor history – Dr Suzannah Lipscomb, former curator at Hampton Court Palace – as we chart the rise and fall of Henry VIII from acclaimed, athletic young king to paranoid and cruel monarch. We examine loves, politics and perils at Henry’s court; war; the dissolution of the monasteries, the establishment of the Church of England and of course Henry’s colourful marital history.

Tour highlights:

  • Travel with award-winning historian and Tudor expert Dr Suzannah Lipscomb
  • Enjoy private access to the childhood home of Anne Boleyn at Hever Castle
  • Discover the fascinating history of Charterhouse, former Carthusian Monastery in London

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Today's Price
$3,100

Benefit from this limited time offer:

  • Pay a low deposit of $149, was $750.

Single supplement: $255

Keeping you safe on your next tour

  • FREE 'Travel Safe' kits for every traveller
  • COVID-19 insurance
  • Self-drive options
  • Enhanced Health and Safety audits
  • Distanced seating on coaches
  • 'Get me home' service and private airport transfers
  • COVID protocols at our hotels, and aboard our cruise ships
  • Packed lunches and flexible dining options
  • Flexible balance payment date and COVID-friendly refund conditions
  • COVID-testing and medical training for tour staff
  • Constant monitoring and post-tour tracing

 

Meet your Experts

Expert guides, whenever you travel

We are proud of our team of expert guide lecturers. Whenever you travel, your guide lecturer will be on hand to answer questions, tell stories and deliver insights to make your trip truly remarkable.

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb

Guide Lecturer

Historian, broadcaster, and award-winning author Dr Suzannah Lipscomb is a highly-regarded specialist on the Tudor period with five titles to her name, including 1536: The Year That Changed Henry VIII.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Meals as per the itinerary, wine and tea or coffee with dinner
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Accommodation
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single Supp. Availability
September 16 2021 AQHE210916 September 16 2021 (Thursday) September 19 2021 (Sunday) Dr Suzannah Lipscomb $3,100
(ex. flights)
$149
$750
$255 Book Now
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