Take a break from your busy lifestyle on this three-day break to the wonderfully picturesque region of the River Thames. Board the famous Cruises from Windsor to Marlow with the added touch of lunch onboard. Make the most of the stunning scenery on another cruise travelling on a different part of the river, from Runnymede to Windsor passing the grounds of Windsor Castle. Fall in love with the beauty of the Thames on this short break and return home feeling totally relaxed and satisfied.
The 4-star Crowne Plaza Heathrow has a leisure club with an indoor pool, a stylish restaurant and Free WiFi is available throughout. The spacious, air-conditioned rooms have contemporary design. All rooms feature a plasma-screen TV with on-demand movies, refrigerator and a luxury bathroom with fluffy robes and free toiletries.
Day One - We depart Pembrokeshire and make our way towards London with comfort stops on the way. Take time to settle into your hotel room before our evening meal.
Day Two - After breakfast we make our way to Windsor to board our first cruise to Marlow. The boat leaves Windsor with views of the Castle. Travelling onwards, passing through the famous Boulters Lock, to cruise the beautiful Cliveden reach, the setting of the Profumo affair and on through Cookham and Bourne End to Marlow. All this will be yours to see while you sit back, relax and enjoy you Ploughman’s lunch which will be served onboard. After our arrival in Marlow, you will have time to enjoy what is, without a doubt one of the loveliest locations on the River Thames, set amongst the rich meadows of the river valley and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills. The vibrant Georgian market town is made up of historic streets and an abundance of boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and bistros all adding to the town’s unique charm. The town’s most famous landmark is the suspension bridge which spans the River Thames and joins the counties of Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. After some time to explore Marlow we make our way back to our hotel for our evening meal.
Day Three - After a leisurely breakfast, we make our way to Runnymede for our second cruise on the Thames. Leaving from the Runnymede Boathouse at 11.00, the boat will cruise upstream through Old Windsor Lock and continues through the pretty villages of Old Windsor and Datchet. Travelling through the grounds of Windsor Castle, the boat then passes through Romney Lock and arrives in Windsor at 12.30. After arriving in Windsor, you will have some free time to explore or to have lunch before we start our way for home.