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Episode 104 – From Stonehenge to Canterbury & Beyond with Tailored Tours

In episode 104 of the UK Travel Planning Podcast, Tracy is joined by Oz from Tailored Tours to discuss bespoke tours to some of the most captivating destinations accessible from London.

Oz shares insights into his company’s unique offerings, highlighting how they customise tours to suit individual interests, whether exploring Tolkien’s Oxford, tracing family heritage in Kent, or visiting iconic sites like Stonehenge and Bath.

They also delve into exciting new itineraries, including an upcoming Jane Austen-themed tour and their comprehensive King Arthur experience in Glastonbury.

Tracy and Oz discuss the logistics and benefits of private tours, including the flexibility to create a perfect day trip tailored to your preferences. Whether you’re a solo traveller or a group of eight, My Tailored Tours ensures a personalised and memorable experience.

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Episode 104 – Show Notes

Episode 104 – From Stonehenge to Canterbury & Beyond with Tailored Tours


  • 00:00 Customized tours tailored to individual preferences.
  • 04:42 Tour of Kent includes Canterbury, Leeds Castle.
  • 07:30 Tour King Arthur’s tomb, Glastonbury tour, London to Cotswolds.
  • 12:38 Convenient private transportation for cruise port tours.
  • 14:31 Importance of booking luxury tours ahead of time.
  • 19:09 Podcast host asks traveller for touring advice.
  • 20:30 Photo sharing, historical sites, personalized sightseeing tours.

Places mentioned in this episode include

  • Stonehenge >> A prehistoric monument in Wiltshire with a ring of standing stones, one of the UK’s most famous landmarks.
  • Bath >> Known for its Roman-built baths and Georgian architecture, also linked to Jane Austen.
  • Cotswolds >> A picturesque region in south-central England with rolling hills and charming villages.
  • Kent >> Famous for historic sites like Canterbury and its beautiful countryside.
  • Salisbury >> Home to the 13th-century Salisbury Cathedral and not far from Stonehenge.
  • Glastonbury> Known for its ancient sites, including Glastonbury Tor and Abbey, and for its legends of King Arthur.
  • Jane Austen’s House: Located in Chawton, Hampshire, where Jane Austen lived for eight years.
  • Winchester Cathedral: Famous for its long nave and association with Jane Austen.
  • Stourhead: An English landscape garden in Wiltshire, often featured in Jane Austen tours.
  • Oxford: A prestigious university city with literary connections to greats such as J.R.R. Tolkien.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon: Birthplace of William Shakespeare.
  • Warwick Castle: A medieval castle with live entertainment, originally built by William the Conqueror.
  • Leeds Castle: Picturesque castle on islands in a lake in Kent.
  • Battle of Britain Memorial: Honouring those who fought in the Battle of Britain, located in Kent.
  • White Cliffs of Dover: Iconic chalk cliffs overlooking the English Channel.
  • Dover Castle: Medieval castle known as the “key to England” for its defensive importance.
  • Canterbury: Historic city with the oldest cathedral in England.

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Useful resources

  • Episode 60 – An Introduction to Tailored Tours with Oz
  • See above for links to relevant travel guides and articles

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