The Royal Chelsea Pensioners Tour & Afternoon Tea

The Chelsea Pensioners are the iconic faces of the UK’s veteran community.

Residing at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, their 300-year-old home founded by Charles II, in the heart of London. Embark on a guided walking tour of the Royal Hospital led by a resident Chelsea Pensioner.  Marvel at Sir Christopher Wren’s stunning buildings, hear the captivating stories of their inhabitants - both past and present – and learn about what life is like for today’s veterans at the Royal Hospital.

After your tour, Afternoon Tea will be served in the restaurant.

When booking please select your preferred pick-up point. Your pick-up time and routes will then be confirmed at least 1 week before date of travel.

Local pick up points throughout East Kent

Click on any of the following locations to view on the map.


Bus Stop Opposite Crown Bingo


Railway Station


Bus Stop opposite Malcolm Waite


Opposite Sholden Primary School


Bus Stop on South Street


Opposite Esso Garage




Tesco's Cheriton Bus Stop

Other ways you can book

You can also book this day trip/holiday at any one of the following locations:

Tourist Information Centres

Ramsgate, Harbour Parade
Margate, Droit House, Pier Head
Deal, Town Hall
Dover, Market Square

Astor Community Theatre

Stanhope Road, Deal, Kent CT14 6AB

Sandwich Cars

2 Cattle Market, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9AG

Age Concern Sandwich

Sneller House, 19-21 Cattle Market, Sandwich

Sholden Village Store

1 The Street, Sholden, Kent, CT14 0AL

Bayliss Executive Travel Shop

Located at: Unit 7, Deal Business Park, Southwall Road, Deal, Kent CT14 9FH

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