Tudor Tours

The Plantagenet Dynasty and the Wars of the Roses, perhaps the most brutal and bloody 30 year period in English history followed by Tudor Age are the most talked about, written about and filmed period in over 2,000 years of British History.

You can now experience the great loves and lives of Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville, Henry VI & Margaret of Anjou, Richard III & Anne Neville, Henry VII & Elizabeth of York. Henry VIII, married 6 times Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour to find a healthy male heir. Other historical figures too can be found on our unique Tudor History 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 Medieval and Tudor England and the dynasty that saw two of the greatest love affairs of the age.

Henry VIII: Defender of the Faith

In the 500th Anniversary Year of Henry VIII being declared Defender of the Faith (Fidei Defensor) by Pope Leo 10th this 7 nights, 8 day fully escorted tour finds the real Henry through a Grand Progress of Southern England.

  • Full 8-day itinerary
  • 7 nights B&B breakfast accommodation
  • Historic hotels and Inns
  • 15 Historic sites
  • Shakespeare's globe
  • 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.

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

    Karen Yell, New York
  • 'The group had diverse interests and our guide was able to meet the needs of everyone.'

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

    Lilian Perotto, Toronto, Canada
  • 'I feel like I have a lifelong tour guide when coming to London. The entire experience was exceptional.'

    Annette Bloom, California
  • '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
  • 'I think the whole thing is JUST GREAT! You've included most of the "must see" places for England.'

    Jackie Jenkins, Atlanta, USA
  • 'Steve was constantly striving to give us the best experience possible. Very personable and knowledgeable.'

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

    Bonnie Scott, Seattle, USA

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The future looks bright 7th May 2020

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