A Day in Windsor, a Steam Train Ride and More!

June - September

Experience the royal treatment with a visit to Windsor Castle, used for many ceremonial and State occasions, followed by a cruise on the River Thames. We end this fantastic tour with a magical steam train ride from London Victoria to Royal Windsor, taking in the scenery whilst enjoying afternoon tea on board.

This holiday journeys through the Great West Way® a touring route between London and Bristol, where you'll find a mesmerising mix of picture postcard villages, rolling hills and historic sites. Why not consider joining it up with other attractions on and off the route nearby - call your Account Manager to see what we can tailor make for you.
PACKAGED ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel with free time to explore Windsor before dinner.

Day 2 Windsor Castle & Tea on the Thames
We spend the morning at Windsor Castle before making our way into the town (immediately below the castle walls) to browse the shops and enjoy lunch. Later in the
afternoon we embark on a cruise along the River Thames with afternoon tea included.

Day 3 London Sightseeing, Steam Train to Royal Windsor & Departure
After a leisurely breakfast we travel into Central London where we will have some time at leisure. We then make our way by coach to our departure point for our steam train ride to Royal Windsor (departures at 11.00 or 14.00 in the summer only). Sit back in your comfortable Pullman carriage for a 90 minute steam journey and enjoy the scenery as our train leaves London, crosses the Thames and heads out to the countryside at Windsor. Enjoy a delicious cream tea served at your table during the journey. On arrival in Windsor we will re-join our coach and begin our journey home.
(Please note, the Steam Train operates on Tuesdays.)
Legend

Coppid Beech Hotel

Bracknell, Berkshire
AAA New to Albatross
Located in Royal Berkshire, a warm welcome awaits at the privately-owned Coppid Beech hotel. This 4 star hotel comprises 205 spacious and comfortable bedrooms, all equipped with air conditioning, a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests also receive free use of the modern health and leisure club, which houses a large indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym. There’s a choice of food and drink spots, including Rowans Restaurant, which has a relaxed atmosphere and unique alpine charm; the informal bar and restaurant, Bier Keller, which hosts live music acts at the weekend; and the Lounge Bar, which has ample comfy seating for relaxing.

Holiday Inn Heathrow M4/J4

Heathrow
Great West Way
A contemporary hotel close to Heathrow Airport, the Holiday Inn M4 J4 at Drayton is perfectly placed for day trips to London's museums, shops and galleries, Windsor Castle and Legoland Windsor. All 230 bedrooms contain a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. This hotel has 71 family rooms (double with double sofa bed/twin with single sofa bed), and 6 accessible rooms are available. Enjoy classic and continental dishes in the restaurant, or relax at leisure in the lounge bar. The hotel has a fitness centre available for use.  Coach parking is on-site and is free of charge (hotel uses Parking Eyes).

Holiday Inn London Heathrow M4 Jct4

2 Nights Half Board

Twin from £274pp
No Double for Sole Use Supplement (max 2 incl driver) thereafter £54

Inclusions
• Choice of buffet menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Coach parking is on-site at the hotel & free of charge
• Entrance to Windsor Castle
• Windsor Tea Cruise
• Windsor Steam Express from London to Windsor
• Cream Tea on the Windsor Steam Express

Coppid Beech Hotel

Bracknell, Berkshire
2 Nights Half Board

Twin from £289pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £38
Based on Sunday arrivals

Inclusions
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Coach parking is on-site at the hotel & free of charge
• Entrance to Windsor Castle
• Windsor Tea Cruise
• Windsor Steam Express from London to Windsor (Tuesday service)
• Cream Tea on the Windsor Steam Express
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Prices starting from...

£274 for 3 days

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Features of this tour

This holiday features part of the Great West Way®