Royal Connections - 3 Day Palace Explorer

Make it a royal occasion with a visit to our country’s capital and the home of Her Majesty the Queen.


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3 Day Palace Explorer (July-October)

Buckingham Palace, Royal Mews, Kensington Palace


Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at the hotel with time to explore the area at leisure.

Day 2 Buckingham Palace & Royal Mews
After breakfast we make our way to Buckingham Palace where we explore the magnificent 19 State Rooms used for ceremonial occasions and official entertaining. In the afternoon we visit the Royal Mews, home to the historic royal carriages and coaches, the most dazzling of all being the Gold State Coach, which has been used at every coronation since George IV in 1821.

Day 3 Kensington Palace & Departure
After breakfast we spend the morning visiting Kensington Palace, home to Queen Victoria, Princess Diana and, more recently, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. In the afternoon we begin our journey home.

Holiday Inn Heathrow M4/J4

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).

Park Plaza London Riverbank

Great Views
The impressive Park Plaza London Riverbank is situated on the south side of the River Thames, opposite the Tate Britain art gallery, and offers stunning views of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye. Park Plaza London Riverbank offers 394 deluxe, fully air-conditioned guest rooms including superior & executive rooms, plus executive suites. Non-smoking rooms and rooms adapted for people with disabilities are also available throughout the hotel. Each room is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including high-speed Internet, flat screen televisions, direct dial telephone, mini-bar, tea & coffee making facilities, plus movie & music channels on demand. The closest coach parking is at Nine Elms Lane, New Covent Garden Flower Market approx. 5 minutes by taxi from the hotel. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Swimming pool • Coach parking is off-site & chargeable

Holiday Inn London Heathrow M4 Jct4

2 Nights Half Board

Twin from £169pp
No Double for Sole Use Supplement (max 2 incl driver) thereafter £54

July – October

• Choice of buffet menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
• Coach parking is on-site at the hotel & free of charge
• Entrance to Buckingham Palace
• Entrance to the Royal Mews
• Entrance to Kensington Palace

Park Plaza London Riverbank

2 Nights Bed & Breakfast

Twin from £189pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £115

July – October

• Entrance to Buckingham Palace
• Entrance to the Royal Mews
• Entrance to Kensington Palace