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TOP TEN CRUISES

Our Top Ten Cruises provide the perfect mix of a bit on foot, a bit on the coach and a bit on the water. With tour choices from London to the Wye Valley pick a crowd pleaser for your group this year.


Special Offer for 2018 Pick any Day Trip or SleepOver from the 2017 brochure for any date in 2018 and pay a 100% refundable deposit by the end of July 2017 and we’ll freeze the tour price for 2018 at the 2017 rates.


Normal terms & conditions apply - if you can’t get the trip of the ground in 2018 we’ll refund every penny of your deposit

MIDSOMER MURDERS & THE GORING GAP CRUISE

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At the Goring Gap the mighty River Thames chiseled its way through the Chiltern Hills during the last Ice Age. All around are picturesque locations filmed as the county of Midsomer - quaint Dorchester and Alfred the Great’s Wallingford. We round off the day with a 90-minute cruise to the Goring Gap.


WILLIAM MORRIS, EPPING FOREST & THE LEE VALLEY CREAM TEA CRUISE

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Arts & Crafts man William Morris was born in the Lee Valley village of Walthamstow just above the City and just below Epping Forest. An award winning gallery dedicated to his life and work is now housed in his splendid Georgian Manor house home.


Crown the day with a 90 minute cream tea cruise in the Lee Valley Park which has more water than the Norfolk Broads

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DOWNTON ABBEY COUNTRY & THE PORT MEADOW CRUISE

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We visit a farm where time stands still, enjoy a tour of Downton Abbey Country in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds (we don’t see Highclere Castle in Hampshire) and cruise through the serene and ancient landscapes into the heart of Oxford. Even people who’ve never heard of Mrs. Patmore or Mr. Carson will nevertheless be thoroughly charmed by the beautiful locations we visit.

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THE COTSWOLDS RIVER THAMES EXPLORER

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We start with time to buy morning coffee in the Saxon town of Cricklade, see the most important mediaeval stained glass in the country and enjoy a two-course lunch in a handsome Cotswolds hotel. We spend the afternoon in the old inland port of Lechlade enjoying a little 30-minute meander in a replica of  

a traditional Edwardian launch to the very highest navigable point on the Thames.

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THE TALE OF TWO RIVERS

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We visit two of the most beautiful tidal rivers in East Anglia starting with morning coffee and a Danish pastry overlooking the River Orwell.  We mix sightseeing from the coach with a visit to the attractive heart of Ipswich and an afternoon tea cruise on the peaceful River Deben.

Always a top notch Blue Badge Guide - never less.

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THIS COUNTRY CALLED ENGLAND

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We begin where England began, at Kingston upon Thames and include the option of a riverside pub lunch in handsome Thames Ditton or free time for lunch in Windsor. In the afternoon we cruise past the Queen’s backyard to the meadows at Runnymede.

includes the option to visit the Magna Carta Memorial & the new sculptures in the meadow.

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THE ROYAL RIVER EXPLORER

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Visit the London Olympic rowing lake (on occasion when there’s an event we visit the lovely village of Dorney instead) followed by a walking tour of Eton or a coach tour of Thames villages in the Queen’s neck of the woods with a stop at the Windsor Farm Shop. Our afternoon cruise is two hours of  beautiful Thames scenes from Windsor to the homes of the rich and famous on the Maidenhead Millionaires Row.

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BEECHWOOD BEAUTY

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This day starts at noon in elegant Marlow, with free time to buy lunch and join the Blue Badge guide for a short but sweet town trail before boarding the coach to explore the Cookham area. We board our pleasure cruiser at 4.00pm to enjoy one of the most beautiful stretches of the Upper Thames heading home at 6.30pm.

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CHILTERN CURIOS & THE ROYAL REGATTA CRUISE

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Come and meet our top notch Blue Badge guide for an 11am start  in Marlow to buy morning refreshments before enjoying a scenic coach tour to lovely Henley, Queen of the Thames for a couple of hours free time for lunch. At 4pm, we board our Edwardian boat for a gorgeous late afternoon cruise back to Marlow, heading home at 6.30pm.

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OXFORD, THE ISIS & IFFLEY

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To fully appreciate Oxford, one must explore on foot. This tour allows you to do just that without having to walk too far as we take in the narrow streets and ancient buildings with an expert Blue Badge Guide. Includes morning coffee with the option to do your own thing for lunch or add a fish & chip lunch for the whole group.

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