Rich & Famous Cruise, Hampton Court & Windsor
A wonderful weekend break offering a glimpse into the lifestyles of the Rich & Famous. Our wonderful Thames cruise, which includes afternoon tea, will let you into the inside secrets of the inhabitants of some of the finest waterside houses in the country from entertainment stars, captains of industry and commerce, oil rich Arabs, the aristocracy and assorted lottery millionaires. We also get a touch of Royalty at Henry VIII’s wonderful <_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Hampton<_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">Court<_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Palace, and visit the Royal, riverside town of <_st13a_city _w3a_st="on">Windsor.
- 2 Nights, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
- Rich & Famous, Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Thames
- Entrance to Hampton Court Palace
- Visit Royal Windsor
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
To Maidenhead to board our afternoon Rich & famous Cruise with afternoon tea. Your locally-born skipper knows all there is to know and will let you into the inside secrets of the inhabitants of some of the finest waterside houses in the country. Hear stories of Diana Dors and her infamous parties, The Roux Brothers, Michael Parkinson, Billy Connolly, notorious 'Botany Bay', the Thames' very own 'red light' district, the pretty cottage of Edward VII's mistress, Lily Lantry and much more! A fascinating trip. We then head to our hotel to settle in before dinner. (Please Note Lunch is Afternoon Tea)
Today we head to Henry VIII's Hampton Court Palace. The Great Hall is England's greatest medieval hall and one of Britain's oldest theatres, see the Chapel Royal which has been in continuous use for over 450 years, feel the heat of the Tudor Kitchens, admire the baroque state rooms and the wander through over 60 acres of beautifully maintained and internationally celebrated gardens including the World Famous Maze
After a leisurely breakfast we make the short journey to Windsor to enjoy free time in the Royal town, visit the Castle, browse the shops or enjoy a sail or walk along the pretty river. We return back to the North West for approx. 6.30pm
Coppid Beech Hotel * * * *
Wonderfully located in Royal Berkshire, close to Windsor and ideally situated for our short break, the Coppid Beech is an Alpine style hotel. The comfortable en-suite bedrooms offer TV, tea/coffee making facilities. There are various places to relax and enjoy an aperitif, be it in the lounge or bar area, you can even enjoy a dip in the pool. Lift.Back to top