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Midsomer Murders Tour & Windsor Cruise

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Board Basis: Bed & Breakfast
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI8793

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

2 days


Join us on this great weekend break getaway with some wonderful experiences! We visit some of the charming locations that have played a key role in Midsomer Murders, as well as enjoy a scenic cruise along the River Thames, one of England’s most famous waterways. 

For over 25 years, Inspector Barnaby has tackled murder, mayhem and mystery in the beautiful English countryside on Midsomer Murders. Come and see the area for yourself on our guided coach tour as you see many of the towns and villages where filming has taken place. 

Our centrally located hotel in Reading offers a comfortable Bed & Breakfast stay and allows you to easily explore the town centre and its many bars and restaurants.

Then, after a good night's rest we'll whisk you away for a fabulous sightseeing cruise on the Thames followed by time in wonderful Windsor with its rich mix of history, culture and heritage.

An ideal choice for:

* Couples, family and friends looking for a great weekend trip that that won't break the bank
* Anyone who fancies a quick weekend away to lovely destinations
PRICE FROM ? £119 per person
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Day 1

Join your comfortable coach this morning and head for Henley on Thames. Here, we are joined by a guide who will escort us on an excursion through the beautiful little towns, villages and rolling hills of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire as featured in ‘Midsomer Murders’. Die-hard fans will love being there for real, and people who have never seen the programme will enjoy the stunning countryside, villages and towns that we travel through.

Late afternoon we will head for your comfortable overnight hotel in Reading, which is ideally located in the town centre. Either simply relax at the hotel or your central location allows you to stay out as late as you like making the most of all the town has to offer including great food and drink.

Day 2

After a filling breakfast, leave your comfortable hotel this morning and head to Windsor to join our boat for a 40 minute cruise. Afterwards, enjoy time to shop, sightsee and have something to eat in this wonderful royal town. Rejoin your coach later this afternoon and relax as you head homewards.

Midsomer Murders guided coach tour

Explore the stunning scenery and villages of Midsomer and discover the stories and locations behind the show.  Iconic locations, breathtaking views and facts for the fans, this is a truly wonderful experience! DCI Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) and more recently his cousin DCI John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon) have been involved in over 120 cases and solved perhaps 300 murders in the 25 years of the show. Many towns and villages in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and the surrounding countryside have been used for filming and you can see many places where a scene (or a character) has been shot!

And if you arent a Midsomer fan, just sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery and pretty villages!

Windsor 40-minute round trip cruise on the Thames

This short cruise goes upstream to Boveney Lock & returns with fantastic views of Windsor Castle, Eton College, Mill House, Windsor Racecourse & the Brocas Meadows. The view of the Castle from the river is undoubtedly the finest there is, making this trip excellent for those who are visiting Windsor for the first time or repeat visitors who just want more of the same.


INCLUDED Visitor DestinationThe beautiful, ancient royal town of Windsor, is situated on the River Thames with a rich history, dominated by Windsor Castle, one of the most iconic residences of the British Royal Family. Built by William The Conqueror in the 11th century, the castle was extensively remodelled by subsequent monarchs and remains one of the most impressive historic buildings in the country. The castle itself is surrounded by a warren of small streets offering a wonderful range of boutiques, shops, bars, cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy along with the impressive 5,000 acres of gardens that make up Windsor Great Park, and offers some lovely walking routes or maybe even a relaxing boat ride along the River Thames.

Tour includes

  • Overnight hotel with English breakfast
  • "Midsomer Murders" guided coach tour
  • 40-minutes Thames river cruise from Windsor
  • Free time to discover Windsor
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
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Ibis Reading Centre Reading

The Ibis Reading Centre Hotel is located in the bustling centre of Reading close to the shops and amenities. There are a number of restaurants, cafes and bars nearby. The bedrooms are compact but are bright, modern and quiet and have all you need for your stay including a comfortable bed and en-suite shower room with walk-in shower. All rooms come equipped with individual air cooling system, LCD TV, tea/coffee facilities and hairdryer. The stylish on-site bar is the perfect place to kick back and relax. Breakfast is buffet style hot and cold breakfast choices to set you up for the day. 

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