Tour Dates

Book now for our last tour of 2022 in September, our 10-nights Six Wives of One King.  Scheduled in 2023 our popular Henry VIII Defender of the Faith tour runs in June and the 7-nights Tudor Women tour a few months later.   

We will also be repeating our newly launched exclusive Wars of the Roses tour in 2023 along with Six Wives.  The season runs from Easter to September when all of the private homes are open.  If you want to travel to England and experience our history at your leisure we can arrange additional dates to suit your timescale and budget. We can provide a personal tour to suit any historical period.

9th - 19th May 2023

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.

  • Comprehensive 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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12th - 20th June 2023

Henry VIII: Defender of the Faith

Over 500 years ago in 1521 Henry VIII was declared Defender of the Faith (Fidei Defensor) by Pope Leo 10th. This 8 nights, 9 day fully escorted tour finds the real Henry through a Grand Progress of Southern England.

  • Full 9-day itinerary
  • 8 nights B&B breakfast accommodation
  • Historic hotels and Inns
  • 17 Historic sites
  • Shakespeare's globe
  • Fully guided
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1st - 10th July 2023

Wars of the Roses

We take you on unique tour of The Cousin’s War, more famously known as the Wars of the Roses. Perhaps the most brutal and bloody 30 year period in English History, we delve into the period to find the women behind the Kings. Were they the real heroes, the power brokers and the villains?

  • Historic 11-day itinerary
  • 10 nights B&B breakfast accommodation
  • Hotels with charm and character
  • 24 Historic sites
  • Shakespeare's globe
  • Fully guided
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18th - 25th August 2023

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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Personalised History 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 and let us plan the details.

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Testimonials

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

    Karen Yell, New York
  • 'I feel like I have a lifelong tour guide when coming to London. The entire experience was exceptional.'

    Annette Bloom, California
  • 'The group had diverse interests and our guide was able to meet the needs of everyone.'

    Marcy Caplin, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 'Overall we were extremely pleased with the preparation, attentiveness of Steve before and during our time in England.'

    Lilian Perotto, Toronto, Canada
  • 'I think the whole thing is JUST GREAT! You've included most of the "must see" places for England.'

    Jackie Jenkins, Atlanta, USA
  • '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
  • 'This tour was so much fun and I definitely would consider doing something like this again. I learnt so much!'

    Adrienne Savoldi, Pittsberg, Pensylvania
  • '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 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 constantly striving to give us the best experience possible. Very personable and knowledgeable.'

    Janet Storm, North Carolina, USA
  • '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

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End of the second Elizabethan age 10th September 2022

It is with enormous sorrow that we learnt of the death of our Queen. The country mourns the passing of an age and we ponder on the lessons she left.

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