Frogmore House & Savill Garden
A new tour for 2020 as we discover the royal retreat of Frogmore House, explore the Thames Valley and include a visit to Savill Garden.
- Admission to Frogmore House & Garden
- Admission to The Savill Garden
- Explore the Thames Valley: Marlow & Henley-on-Thames
- Visit Kingston-upon-Thames & Guildford
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Friday: We enjoy our day as we explore the Thames Valley. We make our way to Marlow, a delightful town dating back to the mid-11th century. Marlow has much to offer such as riverside walks, a town centre alive with places to shop & eat, beautiful Georgian buildings and an elegant 19th century suspension bridge. Following some free time here we continue to Henley-on-Thames, one of Oxfordshire’s most picturesque towns which has built its reputation on the events which take place on the river.
Saturday: The highlight of our tour today as we make our way to Frogmore House for our included visit of the house & gardens. Frogmore House has been a favourite royal retreat for more than 300 years. It became a royal residence in 1792 when it was bought by George III’s wife, Queen Charlotte. The Gardens were created in the 1790’s and feature winding lakes, wooded mounds, glades, walks & bridges with historic plantings including tulip trees and redwoods. Following this visit we make our way to Savill Garden, a haven of horticultural beauty in the heart of Windsor Great Park, for our included visit. The 35 acres of interconnected gardens include the Hidden Gardens, Spring Wood, the Summer Gardens, the New Zealand Garden, and so much more.
Sunday: This morning we make our way to Kingston-upon-Thames, situated on the banks of the Thames, this historic market town goes back over 1,000 years to 838. Also mentioned in the Doomsday Book it is one of only five royal boroughs in England & Wales and is a medieval market town steeped in history & heritage. In the afternoon we make our way to Guildford, a vibrant market town in the heart of Surrey.
The Bull Hotel, Gerrard’s Cross ~ 4 star
Overlooking the picturesque village common in Gerrard’s Cross, to the west of London, the 4 star rated Bull Hotel was built as a coaching inn in 1688 on the old London to Oxford road. Today the Bull maintains a charming period atmosphere and is a hotel where you can expect a warm and friendly welcome. The hotel’s beautiful gardens provide a place to relax and quietly unwind after your day out. Two bars, the traditional village bar or the quieter cocktail bar. All bedrooms are well appointed and feature en-suite bathroom, satellite television and in-room movies, radio, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Lift.Back to top