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MAGNA CARTA
RIVER THAMES ITINERARY

3 Night Cruise

Magna Carta cruise itinerary from Windsor on England’s Royal River

 

Sunday or Wednesday

4pm Meet a crew member at Windsor and Eton Riverside Railway Station and be escorted to Magna Carta, moored less than 1 minute walk away. Welcome aboard, Champagne reception and 1 hour cruise enjoying stunning views of Windsor Castle up to our overnight mooring at Boveney Lock.

Monday or Thursday

This morning we cruise up past the Rowing lake at Dorney, owned and used by Eton College and the venue for the 2012 Olympics. Past Oakley Court Hotel (famous as the castle in the “Rocky Horror Picture Show”) and up through the locks of Bray and Boulters to the magnificent Cliveden reach. We pass some wonderful riverside homes at Bray and pass under Brunel’s railway bridge, the widest brick span arch in the world!  We moor at the Cliveden estate and go into the house for afternoon tea. After tea we tour the gardens.

Cliveden  was once owned by the Astor family, though the original house dates back to 1666. The grounds are simply amazing and include a Parterre, Chinese water garden and topiary. We discuss the political intrigue and scandal for which Cliveden is famous!!. A late afternoon cruise takes us to a stunning mooring at Cookham Lock.  Artist Sir Stanley Spencer, one of England’s greatest and most eccentric painters, once described Cookham as ‘Heaven on Earth’. Much of his work was painted in and around Cookham. Dinner aboard.

Tuesday or Friday

After breakfast we take a walk around the delightful village of Cookham and visit Stanley Spencer’s Gallery to see some of his fine work. Now we turn Magna Carta and experience a downstream cruise seeing the glorious sights and countryside from a different perspective and enjoying the most stunning views of Windsor Castle which we visit in the afternoon. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066 and lived in for over 900 years by the Royal Family. This is the largest inhabited castle in the world. We explore the State Apartments, See Queen Mary’s Dolls House and St George’s Chapel and enjoy the far-reaching views from its elevated fortress position. Dinner aboard

Wednesday or Saturday.

9.30am Depart after breakfast.

 

2019 Rates

Magna Carta
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Regular 37400
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Value 32200
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Regular 39000
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Value 33600
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 40000
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Value 35000
Single supplement Regular 1700
Single supplement Value 1500
Suite per person Regular 5550
Suite per person Value 4750

 

Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Aug 04, 11, 18, 25 Regular Thames River
Oct 06, 13, 20 Value Thames River
Sep 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 Regular Thames River
Apr 07, 14, 21 Value Thames River
Mar 24, 31 Value Thames River
Jul 07, 14, 21, 28 Regular Thames River
Jun 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 Regular Thames River
May 05, 12, 19, 26 Regular Thames River
Apr 28 Regular Thames River

2020 Rates

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Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
May 03, 10, 17, 24, 31 Regular Thames River
June 07, 14, 21, 28 Regular Thames River
March 22, 29 Value Thames River
Apr 05, 12, 19 Value Thames River
July 05, 12, 29, 26 Regular Thames River
Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 Regular Thames River
Sept 06, 13, 20, 27 Regular Thames River
Oct 04, 11, 18 Value Thames River

MEETING POINT:

4pm Meet a crew member at Windsor and Eton Riverside Railway Station and be escorted to Magna Carta, moored less than 1 minute walk away.

 

Magna Carta DP

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