Barge

MAGNA CARTA
RIVER THAMES ITINERARY

HAMPTON COURT PALACE TO HENLEY-ON-THAMES

  

Sunday, Day 1 LONDON ? KINGSTON-ON-THAMES - HAMPTON COURT PALACE

Meet the Captain at The Cadogan Hotel at 4pm for afternoon English Cream Tea, before being transferred to the Magna Carta. Champagne reception and welcome by the Captain. Early evening cruise to Hampton Court Palace, former Tudor Palace of Henry VIII, where we moor for the night. Dinner aboard.

Monday, Day 2 HAMPTON COURT PALACE - SHEPPERTON

Morning excursion to visit the state apartments of Henry VIII, whose 5th wife Catherine Howard is said to haunt the Great Hall and Gallery of Hampton Court, the finest Tudor Palace in existence. Wander through the beautiful Royal gardens and maze. In the afternoon enjoy a meandering cruise upstream following the course of the Thames to Shepperton. Dinner aboard.

Tuesday, Day 3 SHEPPERTON - RUNNYMEDE

Morning cruise after breakfast to Runnymede. We moor at Bell Weir Lock adjacent to a luxury spa hotel, The Runnymede, where we have the opportunity to visit the spa and use the pool and elaborate leisure facilities. We then cruise past Runnymede, where King John faced the powerful barons and signed the ?Magna Carta? in 1215 as well as viewing the J F Kennedy Memorial. Dinner aboard.

Wednesday, Day 4 RUNNYMEDE - WINDSOR

This morning we cruise to Windsor before enjoying lunch on board. After lunch we have an afternoon excursion to Windsor Castle. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066 and inhabited for over 900 years by the Royal Family. Moor on a private island with a unique view of the Castle. Dinner aboard.

Thursday, Day 5 WINDSOR - COOKHAM

Leaving Royal Windsor behind us we cruise past fabulous waterside homes through the spectacular Clivedon reach and the open English countryside. We moor in Cookham, once described as ?Heaven on Earth? by artist Stanley Spencer, one of England?s greatest and most eccentric painters, whose gallery we visit. Dinner aboard.

Friday, Day 6 COOKHAM ? HENLEY ON THAMES

A morning cruise to the village of Hurley where we have time to wander Peter Freebody?s boat yard where we can watch in wonder at the traditional craftsman at work. Return to the barge for lunch before cruising to Henley on Thames, along the famous Henley Regatta Course. Once we arrive in Henley there is plenty of time to explore the town for shopping opportunities and browsing in antique shops before returning to Magna Carta for the Captains Farewell Dinner aboard.

Saturday, Day 7 HENLEY-ON-THAMES - LONDON

Following breakfast, disembark at 10 am and return to London

NOTE: On alternate weeks, cruise will be in reverse direction. This is a sample itinerary and is subject to change.

 

2017 Rates

Magna Carta
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Regular 35300
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Value 30400
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Regular 36900
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Value 31800
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 38500
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Value 33200
Single supplement Regular 1650
Single supplement Value 1450
Suite per person Regular 5250
Suite per person Value 4490

 

Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Jun 04,11,18,25 Regular Thames River
May 7, 14, 21, 28 Regular Thames River
Apr 02,09,16,23 Value Thames River
Jul 02,09,16,23 Regular Thames River
Apr 30 Regular Thames River
Oct 08,15,22 Value Thames River
October 01 Regular Thames River
Sep 03,10,17,24 Regular Thames River
Aug 06,13,20,27 Regular Thames River

2018 Rates

Magna Carta
Accommodations Rate Type Rate Amount
Suite per person Value 4550
Single supplement Value 1450
Suite per person Regular 5350
Single supplement Regular 1650
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat 3 night 20600
Single supplement 3 night 900
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Value 32300
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat Regular 36300
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Value 33700
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat Regular 39100
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Regular 35900
Charter 6 passengers wholeboat Value 30900
Charter 7 passengers wholeboat 3 night 21400
Charter 8 passengers wholeboat 3 night 22200
Suite per person 3 night 3050

 

Departure Dates (Sunday) Rate Type Route
Mar 25 Apr 29 May 6, 13, 20, 27 Jun 3, 10, 17, 24, Jul 1., 8, 15, 22, 29 Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 Sep2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Oct 7, 14, 21 Regular Thames River
Mar 25; Apr 01, 8 15, 22 Value Thames River

Meeting Points

London Stafford Hotel - Sunday 3pm following English Tea at 3pm

IMPORTANT:

   - Golf Cruises are available for charter groups at a supplement. Please contact us for itinerary. (Non Golfers do not pay the supplement.)

    - Chelsea Flower Show Gardens Cruise is available to charter groups departing in May. Please contact us for itinerary. No supplements apply

    -  Hampton Court Flower Show Garden Cruise is available to charter groups departing in July.   Please contact us for itinerary. No supplements apply.

    -    Tennis Cruises are available for charter groups at a supplement. Please contact us for itinerary. Non players do not pay the supplement)

-        Antiques Cruises are available to charter groups. Please contact us for full itinerary. No supplements apply

-        *Art Workshop Cruises are available for charter groups at a supplement.  Please contact us for itinerary.

-        Ghost & Ghouls Cruises are available for charter groups.  Please contact us for itinerary ?No supplements apply

-        World War II Cruises are available for charter groups.  Please contact us for itinerary ? No supplements apply.

-        *Walking Cruises are available for charter groups at a supplement.  Please contact us for itinerary

-        *West End Theatre Cruises are available for charter groups. This really is the cr?me de la cr?me cruise.  Please contact us for a sample itinerary.

-        Family Cruises are available for charter groups.  Please contact us for itinerary.  No supplement applies.

 

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