MIDSOMER MURDERS & THE GORING GAP CRUISE
The Goring Gap is the dramatic gorge where the mighty River Thames chiselled its way through the Chiltern Hills during the last ice age. Nearby are the picturesque villages and towns filmed as the fictional county of Midsomer. We visit Alfred the Great’s Wallingford and Dorchester -
Meet the guide in Wallingford at 10.30am for time to buy morning refreshments before enjoying a little trail through this flat and compact market town that serves as Midsomer’s Causton. Fans of the TV series will recognise many locations including the Corn Exchange which is also where local resident Agatha Christie was president of the local amateur dramatic society.
A short drive takes us to Dorchester -
At 3.00pm we board the boat at Benson Waterfront for the seven-
The magnificent scenery in and around the Goring Gap is also the setting for such classic books as Wind in the Willows, Watership Down, Three Men in a Boat. You’ll see a whole variety of life and leisure on the river, from old-
We step ashore at Goring, which became a fashionable place to live in the late 1800s when residents included Oscar Wilde. It still attracts a star or two today. You’ll be back on the coach and heading home by 5.00pm.
Adults & Seniors: £37
Weekdays May, June & Sept
If you’d like to keep the cost down
we can include morning coffee in
Dorchester and have free time for
lunch in Wallingford.
This version of the day is £29pp
Prices valid 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019
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Oxford, The Isis & Iffley
Downton Abbey Country & Cruise
The Cotswolds River Thames Explorer
We also have cruises in the Lee Valley,
East Anglia and the beautiful Wye Valley