Old Royal England With Hampton Court Palace
AU3ABXJoin us on this delightful weekend exploring some great royal history and heritage!
You will enjoy free time in Royal Windsor and London whilst also enjoying a fascinating visit to Hampton Court Palace, looked after throughout by our lovely driver who will ensure you have a wonderful weekend away.
Have plenty of time to shop, sightsee, eat and drink then on to the comfortable Ariel Hotel near Heathrow for your evening meals and a good nights' rest.
An ideal choice for:
* Anyone who loves the royals - or just wants to find out more about them
* People looking for a real bargain weekend
* Friends looking to get away together
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1Join your coach this morning and head for the royal town of Windsor, famous for its castle and deep royal heritage. You will have lots of time to explore on your own before rejoining the coach to head the short distance to your hotel where you can grab a drink in the bar and enjoy the evening meal that we have included.
Enjoy a tasty breakfast this morning before we take you into central London for a full day exploring this famous city. Late afternoon, board the coach and we will take you back to the Ariel Hotel for another relaxing evening and meal.
Day 3Enjoy a tasty breakfast this morning before we take you to stunning Hampton Court Palace where you will have ample time to explore this iconic royal palace before boarding the coach to make our journey back home.
WindsorINCLUDED 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.
LondonINCLUDED Visitor DestinationLondon, the capital city of the United Kingdom and a fabulous city to visit. No matter what your interest, this buzzing metropolis will have something to fascinate and enchant you. From street markets to historic monuments, incredible museums & galleries through to dance, cinema and theatre London never disappoints. For those that love their food and drink, London offers unparallelled options with virtually every cuisine on earth available somewhere in this great city for budgets to suit every size of wallet. Getting around is easy too with an extensive bus network, the underground, taxis and of course those famous Boris Bikes...unless you’d just like to walk and take in the atmosphere including the beautiful and tranquil Royal Parks which provide a welcome oasis and rest from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Hampton CourtINCLUDED Visitor DestinationExperience the public dramas and private lives of Henry VIII, his wives and children in the world of the Tudor court. Admire Henry’s Great Hall and Tudor kitchens. Discover the spectacular baroque palace built for William III and Mary II and explore Hampton Court Palace’s outdoor spaces and 60 acres of magnificent gardens set alongside the majestic River Thames upstream from London. Discover the magnificence of Henry VIII's favourite royal residence. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the bustling Base Court and marvel at the breath-taking grandeur of Henry's State Rooms. Tickle your taste buds in the vast Tudor kitchens, lose yourself in the famous maze and appreciate the beauty of one of the greatest palaces on earth. Creep along the Haunted Gallery and discover another palace, the Baroque Palace, full of intrigue and gossip from the Stuart and Georgian eras. Audio guides are included in the palace ticket and costumed tours and talks happen daily. Enjoy!
- 2 night's hotel with English breakfast and evening meals
- Lots of time to explore London
- Free time to explore Royal Windsor
- Visit to Hampton Court Palace
- Direct Coach Travel
- Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
Ariel HotelThis unique ring-shaped hotel - the first to be built at Heathrow - was opened by the Her Majesty The Queen in December 1960. All of the 184 modern air-conditioned rooms come with double glazing and blackout curtains to help you get a good night's sleep. They also have invigorating power showers, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and on-demand movies. You can also relax in the contemporary bar and restaurant while watching the spectacular sight of planes coming in to land.
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