Brit-n-Tea Tour!

Saturday, May 14, 2011


I don't know about you, but ever since the Royal Wedding I've had even more of a hankering to visit the U.K. How about you? Well, stop right here.

Crown & Crumpet, San Francisco interior (above)

How about a 12 day tour of England led by Crown & Crumpet owners Amy and Christopher Dean? Sounds amazing to me!

This is a dream tour for all of us antique and tea lovers! Ahh...visit England's poshest estates and get the inside info on everything.

Here are a few highlights:

-a trip to the famous Newark Antique Market where Chris, a former antique dealer, will give you insider tips when shopping the over 4,000 dealers.

-a visit to Althorp, Princess Diana's childhood home

-three nights at The Mermaid Inn, a 14th century coaching inn

-a visit to Woburn Abbey, the ancestral home of the Duchess of Bedford, the originator of afternoon tea

-see a fashion exhibit at the exquisite Brighton Pavilion

-a “behind the scenes” tour of Chatsworth, the family home to the Duke of Devonshire

-the elegant “fashionista tea” at the Berkeley Hotel

I am totally fantasizing about this trip and wondering if I can make it happen! Amy & Chris are the most delightful people, so that makes the trip sound even more enticing. The dates are August 13-25th. Please click here for all of the details including a full itinerary.


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