Cruise Transfers with Tour from Dover to London and Heathrow via Canterbury, Leeds and Dover Castles

Shared cruise transfers from Dover cruise terminal via Canterbury Cathedral and Leeds Castle to London and Heathrow airport, a great way to experience all that Port of Dover has to offer you.

Minivan Plus offer exclusive shared shuttle van style cruise ship tour transfer from Dover cruise terminal in a luxury minivan. Pre-book your shared tour transfer when finalizing your cruise to ensure you are able to reserve all of the tour transfer that we offer from Dover cruise ship terminal.


Door To Door Dover To London Cruise Tour Transfer

A value for money door to door shuttle service with en-route tour on your way to London or Heathrow airport, travelling in a top of the range air-conditioned luxury minivan driven by a professional and knowledgeable driver, most probably sharing with two other couples from your ship. We will collect you right from your cruise ship and after your tour you will be dropped off at your London hotel, Heathrow airport terminal or hotel near Heathrow airport.


Dover, Canterbury and Leeds Castle Tour Itinerary

  • 8:30am Depart Dover Cruise Terminal
  • 9:20am -11:40am Canterbury
  • 12:30pm – 14:30pm Leeds Castle
  • 16:00pm – 16:30pm Central London Hotel Drops
  • 17:30pm – 17:45pm Heathrow Airport Hotel and Terminal Drops
  • In most cases you will be travelling either to London or Heathrow airport only.


We start your day by meeting and greeting you at your cruise ship terminal. Your driver will be waiting outside the exit of the cruise terminal building at 8am and will accompany you to your minivan and leave port by 8:30am once he has collected all his passengers from your cruise ship.



At Dover cruise port almost all cruise ships dock between 5am to 7am and assisted disembarkation start at 7am. You need to apply to your cruise liner for an early disembarkation slot of 7:45am.

We depart Dover port and drive towards Canterbury past the famous white cliffs, this magnificent coastal site is overlooking the English Chanel.


Canterbury Tour

Our first stop is the magnificent city of Canterbury A Cathedral inspired by English Gothic architecture, Canterbury Cathedral is a big attraction. The wealth of Canterbury Cathedral was bought in by the visiting pilgrims, who were made famous by Chaucer in his book Canterbury Tales. The Cathedral still dominates the sky line of Canterbury today.

Medieval pilgrims used to visit Canterbury to visit the shrine of Thomas Becket, The Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered in the cathedral in 1170 and historians still debate the involvement of Henry II.

There are many tombs of famous people that you will be able to see such as Henry IV and The Black Prince (Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales). Step back in history as you walk around the Cathedral.



We will spend two hours at Canterbury then head off towards Leeds Castle at 11:30am driving through the local country side.


Leeds Castle Tour

On arrival at Leeds Castle you will be in awe of the magnificent 900 year old Norman castle which is built on two small islands rising majestically from the moat and surrounded by a lake formed by the River Len accompanied by the most scenic formal gardens and park lands you are ever likely to see.

Leeds Castle was once a Royal residence for six of England’s queens, and was used as a residence for King Henry VIII first wife Catherine of Aragon and was also a retreat for the rich and powerful. The Castle was built in 1119 by Robert de Crevecoeur as a Norman strong hold and become the property of King Edward I in 1278.


You will explore the 900 year old castle, chapel, galleries, courtyards and banqueting hall before taking time to enjoy the maze made out of 2400 yew trees and wildlife, which includes wildfowl and black swans.


We will spend two hours at Leeds Castle before heading back to London and Heathrow at 14:45pm.



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