Tudor Tours

The Tudor Age is the most talked about, written about and filmed period in over 2,000 years of British History.

You can now experience the loves and lives of Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I, Jane Seymour and other historical figures on our unique Tudor England tours.  On our small group tours we go beyond the typical tourist trail to give you a real insight into the personalities and places of merry olde Tudor England and the dynasty that saw two of the greatest love affairs of the age.

Finding Henry - Reformation hero or villain

Henry VIII was not born to be King yet he acceded to the throne before his 18th birthday. Married six times: four times for love, once for affection and once for duty, he had three legitimate children. A Renaissance Prince when young, his divorces and subsequent order to send two of his wives to the executioner's block made him the most notorious King England has ever witnessed.

  • Packed 8-day itinerary
  • 7 nights B&B breakfast accommodation
  • Historic hotels and Inns
  • 15 Historic sites
  • Shakespeare's globe
  • Medieval banquet
  • Fully guided
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Six Wives of One King

We take you on an evocative journey to explore the lives of of Henry’s six wives. How did these different women live and how did they become consorts to Henry VII? We visit their childhood homes, divorce settlements and take you on a pilgrimage to their final resting places. This fully guided tour gives you unique insights into their lives.

  • Packed 11-day itinerary
  • 10 nights B&B breakfast accommodation
  • Historic hotels and Inns
  • 23 Historic sites
  • Shakespeare's globe
  • Medieval banquet
  • Fully guided
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Tudor Women

Our Tudor Women tour embraces the lives of wives, sisters and courtiers in the turbulent Tudor century. Some of the women we meet on our tour were powerful in their own right. Others held power more discretely. A few were victims of the politics of the age. All have their own stories to tell.

  • Packed 8-day itinerary
  • 7 nights B&B breakfast accommodation
  • Historic hotels and Inns
  • 14 Historic sites
  • Shakespeare's globe
  • Tudor banquet
  • Fully guided
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Tudor Lives and Literary Delights

To celebrate Jane Austen’s anniversary we embrace stories of Tudor women and those whose lives were influenced beyond their time. Jane Austen tried to ‘rescue’ their reputations in the 1800s and Virginia Woolf, in the 1940s championed their literary achievements centuries after their deaths.

  • Packed 8-day itinerary
  • 7 nights B&B breakfast accommodation
  • Historic hotels and Inns
  • 14 Historic sites
  • Fully guided
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Personalised Tudor Tours

We can cater for small family groups or individuals and provide a unique Royal Progress Tour to suit any requirements, or design an independent itinerary. Our speciality is the Tudor period but we can organise any tour or even days out of London that will satisfy everyone in the family. We've mixed Henry VIII and Jane Austen, Roman Britain and Harry Potter.  With Tudor History Tours you can sit back and enjoy.

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Testimonials

  • 'Atmosphere was everywhere and if you are at all interested in history, this tour is a must. You will never find another quite like it.'

    Barbara Goodall, British Columbia, Canada
  • 'Steve is wonderful! Kind, thoughtful, patient, really nice to be with, so knowledgeable. A pleasure.'

    Sarah Moldenhauer-Salazar, San Francisco
  • 'The entire agenda was planned out well with careful research and attention to detail. This tour fully realised my objectives for this trip.'

    Jeanne Mangemilli, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  • 'Steve was great at personalising the tour and enthusiastic. All the places were very interesting, each in their own way.'

    Karen Yell, New York
  • 'Overall we were extremely pleased with the preparation, attentiveness of Steve before and during our time in England.'

    Lilian Perotto, Toronto, Canada
  • 'This tour was so much fun and I definitely would consider doing something like this again. I learnt so much!'

    Adrienne Savoldi, Pittsberg, Pensylvania
  • 'I just wanted to say what a fabulous trip we had! Truly the best trip I have ever taken. I would go with Tudor History Tours in a heartbeat.'

    Cathy Cole, Michigan
  • 'I feel like I have a lifelong tour guide when coming to London. The entire experience was exceptional.'

    Annette Bloom, California
  • 'Just excellent. Can’t wait to come back and do another visit. I travel a lot and it’s such a better experience with a knowledgeable guide.'

    Vicki, California, USA
  • 'What a memorable, magical tour through Tudor England. It exceeded all expectations - and I have pretty high expectations!'

    Bonnie Scott, Seattle, USA
  • 'The group had diverse interests and our guide was able to meet the needs of everyone.'

    Marcy Caplin, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 'Steve was constantly striving to give us the best experience possible. Very personable and knowledgeable.'

    Janet Storm, North Carolina, USA
  • 'I think the whole thing is JUST GREAT! You've included most of the "must see" places for England.'

    Jackie Jenkins, Atlanta, USA

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