Thames Tales

Price £429.00

Date/Time

Date 06/07/2018 - 09/07/2018

4 Day Tour – Oxford, Henley-on Thames, Kew, Central London & Greenwich.

The River Thames, the second longest in the UK, has many stories to tell. In this two-centre short break we reveal many of those stories as we take four very different, but equally relaxing cruises.

 

ITINERARY

FRIDAY: A morning departure from your agreed pick-up point for your journey to Oxford where you take a journey on a Salter Steamers cruise from Christ Church Meadows. The journey passes through beautiful countryside with highlights including the Oxford University intercollegiate regatta course and the magnificent Nuneham House. We then continue our journey to your hotel for two nights. Dinner in hotel.

THE HILTON, READING
This 4 star Hotel is located four miles from Reading town centre, close to Windsor Castle and the Oracle. This modern hotel has a restaurant and bar area. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, hairdryer, tea, coffee making facilities, Free Wi-Fi, swimming pool & fitness centre. Lift.

 

SATURDAY: After breakfast we make our way to Reading where we join our boat at Caversham Bridge for a two hour cruise to the delightful riverside town of Henleyon – Thames. As you pass through the countryside rich in wildlife, you will pass the immaculate grounds of Park Place and Holme Park on your way. There you’ll have free time to obtain lunch and have a look around the town. We then continue our journey by coach following the river through Marlow, Cookham and Maidenhead returning back to our hotel. Dinner in hotel.
SUNDAY: After breakfast we make our way to Kew where we take the Westminster Passenger service for a ninety minute journey to Westminister to the heart of the capital. On your journey you will pass along the course of the University boat race, passing Chiswick, Barnes, Putney, Battersea and Chelsea. In the afternoon there’s free time to explore before we continue our journey to our London hotel, where the evening is free for you to explore local restaurants and pubs.

THE DOUBLETREE HILTON DOCKLANDS, LONDON
This 4 star hotel is located on the banks of the River Thames with stunning views of Canary Wharf. The beautiful riverside terrace overlooks the River Thames, the hotel has a restaurant and bar area. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, hairdryer, tea, coffee making facilities, Free Wi-Fi & Gym. Lift.

 
MONDAY: After breakfast we take our last cruise from Westminister to Greenwich taking approximately ninety minutes passing several iconic sights including the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. You’ll have free time in Greenwich before continuing our journey to visit the Thames Barrier Park where the views of the impressive marvel of engineering can been seen that has protected central London from flooding since 1984. We continue our journey home to your agreed drop off point.

 

SUPPLEMENTS PER PERSON

Single room £97.00
Deposit £50.00
Insurance premium £29.50
(payable with deposit)

 

Price is based on accommodation with en-suite facilities including breakfast, 2 x dinners, Salter Steamers, Westminster Passenger service, City cruises and coach travel.

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