Historic Afternoon Tea for Two
With a range of beautiful locations, including castles, palaces and the Royal Yacht Britannia, this afternoon tea experience allows you to sample the very best of British hospitality and tradition. Wander through the corridors-of-power from years gone by or examine fine Royal artifacts, before sitting down to take a delicious afternoon tea packed with plenty of tasty treats for two!
AGENDA: Whether you opt for the majesty of Edinburgh Castle or the luxury of Kensington Palace, you'll be sure to enjoy a historic day out. During your visit you will receive a truly memorable afternoon tea for two. You may choose from:
EDINBURGH CASTLE AND AFTERNOON TEA
Famous the world over, Edinburgh Castle is a monument that defines the city with its iconic grandeur. Enjoy a tour of this historic site before retiring to The Edinburgh Carlton Hotel for an afternoon tea of rich butter scones served with clotted cream and fruit preserves, homemade finger sandwiches and wonderful teas.
QUEEN'S GALLERY AND AFTERNOON TEA
The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace is a treasure-trove of exquisite artworks and artefacts that reveal the splendour of Britain's Monarchy. After the exhibit, take a stroll to The Grosvenor Hotel, where you'll enjoy a pot of tea, freshly baked raisin and sultana scones with Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry preserve, finger sandwiches, an assortment of afternoon tea pastries and chocolate cake.
HAMPTON COURT PALACE AND CREAM TEA
Marvel at the scale of this enormous palace as you step through history and examine an enduring piece of English history. You will enjoy your cream in the Tiltyard Cafe - a space originally used for jousting by Henry VIII. Your tea will include a cup of tea or coffee, scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam and a slice of homemade cake each.
ROYAL YACHT BRITANNIA AND AFTERNOON TEA
The glamorous Royal Yacht Britannia - the nation's finest seafaring vessel, now waits docked in Edinburgh for your visit. After touring the yacht, enjoy an afternoon tea of scones and cakes at The Edinburgh Carlton, located nearby on the famous Edinburgh Mile.
CHAMPAGNE AFTERNOON TEA AT THORNBURY CASTLE
Visit this unique Tudor castle hotel for a delicious afternoon tea and partake in mouth-watering traditional British delicacies as you follow in the footsteps of Kings, Queens and knights of the realm.
KENSINGTON PALACE AND CREAM TEA
Kensington Palace boasts hundreds of years of Royal history, and has been home to George II, Queen Victoria and Diana, Princess of Wales. Make your way to the Thistle Kensington Gardens for a pot of tea and freshly baked raisin and sultana scones with Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry preserve.
Please note: the Palace will be closed from 4th January 2012 until 26th March 2012 for renovation.
AFRTERNOON TEA AT AMBERLEY CASTLE
Amberley Castle is a magnificent historical treasure that has stood for over 900 years! Tuck in to a delicious selection of sandwiches and cakes, accompanied by tea and chilled Champagne as you admire the views.
AFTERNOON TEA AT CLIVEDEN
This phenomenally prestigious country house hotel is a period masterpiece, and has housed guests including Charlie Chaplin, Winston Churchill, Harold Macmillan, President Roosevelt and George Bernard Shaw. Take your seat for a delicious tea in splendid surroundings.
TOUR OF THE ROYAL PAVILION AND HIGH TEA WITH A GLASS OF FIZZ
You will receive admission to this majestic former Royal residence, including a fascinating audio guide, and free guide book. You will then be treated to tea including cocktail smoked salmon sandwiches, cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches, homemade scones, clotted cream and preserve, a glass of sparkling wine each and a pot of tea or cup of coffee.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Your voucher is valid for 10 months for two people. Please have your voucher to hand when you contact your chosen venue to arrange a date for your visit. This voucher entitles you to afternoon tea for two, comprising cakes, scones and other treats. Exact menus vary depending on location. Some locations provide a Champagne afternoon tea - please check the details prior to booking. Suitable for over-18s only. Subject to availability.
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