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Joint Packages

Joint packages are an excellent way of diversifying a day trip or short break in the South East of England. Spend a day steeped in history & heritage or rediscover your senses in a collection of enchanting experiences. Whatever your interest, this special edition feature is dedicated to exposing a broad selection of combined packages especially designed for groups.  

A booozy day out at Shepherd Neame and fine wine at Biddenden Vineyard.


Visit Britain’s oldest Brewer, taste award winning ales and learn how locally grown hops and fresh mineral water combine to make one of the world’s most popular drinks. Shepherd Neame offers a variety of Joint Group Ticket Packages; spend the best part of the morning/afternoon on a tour of Shepherd Neame’s Brewery with tutored tasting and home cooked lunch. Use the rest of the day exploring Kent’s oldest Vineyard at Biddenden Vineyards were your group can walk along the vines, have a guided tour and tastings with afternoon tea to enjoy as well. For more information and rates on group booking please see their websites.
www.shepherdneame.co.uk/tours-functions/group-visits
www.biddendenvineyards.com/visiting-us/joint-group-tours/

                       

Immerse yourself in History at Broughton Castle and Sulgrove Manor


Only 25 minutes apart Broughton Castle and Sulgrove Manor are both beautifully positioned and entrenched in rich family history.  Sulgrove Manor was built in the 16th Century by Lawrence Washington, a wealthy wool Merchant and Broughton Castle surrounded by moated walled garden has been in the same family for over 600 years, so there are lots of tales to be told about the houses and interesting families who lived there! Group bookings and private tours by appointment need to be pre-booked in advance for both venues for a minimum group size of 15. At only £14 per person this joint ticket is not to be missed! Lunches, afternoon teas and refreshments are available on arrival as required, with free coach parking and refreshments for the coach driver in the Cafe. For more information or to book please contact either info@broughtoncastle.com or enquiries@sulgrovemanor.org.uk         .

Portsmouth and Gosport on Groups


Groups can take advantage of several joint ticket options at Portsmouth and Gosport’s biggest attractions. Enjoy panoramic views from the top of the 170 metre tall Spinnaker Tower, the iconic jewel in Portsmouth’s crown. Combine a visit with a stop at any of the following attractions, using a joint ticket:
• Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower – Gosport
• Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – Portsmouth
• Royal Navy Submarine Museum – Gosport
• Royal Marines Museum – Portsmouth
• D-Day Museum - Portsmouth Please visit www.visitportsmouth.co.uk for more on Group Ticket Packages in Portsmouth and Gosport.

18th Century Creations

Buy a joint ticket for Painshill Park and Strawberry Hill House and ennjoy a day of culture, exquisite landscapes and tours. At Painshill landscape garden, groups can enoy a guided tour of the magical follies, historic plantings and learn more about Hamilton, who was the creatir of the gardens as well as a painter, plantsman and brilliantly imaginative designer. You will experience a series of beautiful scenes which continually change and surprise you. Just a few miles away is Strawberry Hill House, created by Horace Walpole in the 18th century. Magically lit by a unique collection of renaissance glass this fine example of Georgian Gothic architecture has been designed to create a theatrical experience. Delight at these striking features including the sumptuous state apartment – a burst of crimson and gold – with a guided tour around Walpole’s eccentric ‘little Gothic castle’. Minimum Group Number is 15 people, maximum 50. Available from March to November (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday). Please call to pre book on 01932 868113.

Step out of the 21st Century into the Past.


 
At picturesque Alton groups can enjoy a day immersed in romantic fiction, exploring Jane Austen’s House as well as being pulled along the beautiful countryside in an authentically restored steam locamotive. As if you have stepped back in time, the Mid-Hants Watercress line has captured the iconic reality of the 19th Century. Puffs of smoke and bellows of steam, these remarkable locomotives enable you to enjoy unspiolt views of Hampshire.
Joint tickets can be purchased to view Jane Austen’s House where an afternoon can be spent emersed in the period charm of Jane Austen’s Home and her iconic novels. We welcome group visits to both attractions; lunches and cream teas can be enjoyed on the train (minimum group sizes are 15 and careers go free), but pre booking is essential for catering or accessibility needs.  Group Visits can be tailored to meet your requirements so you get the most out of your day, so please make an enquiry with reservations on 01962 733810. A literative insight to Jane Austen’s popular novels and pioneering steam power, make for an exciting day out!
Please visit either website below for further inforamtion.
www.jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk/
www.watercressline.co.uk/

   The information contained in this feature is given in good faith on the basis of information provided by TSE members. TSE cannot be held responsible for any errors, omissions, subsequent alterations or misinterpretations. The information within this feature was correct at the time of publication in June 2015. It is advisable to check directly with the establishment concerned to ensure that information is still accurate and available    

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