Buckingham Palace & Royal Windsor
2 days - by Coach
Price from £139.95 per person*
Departures from 26th Aug 2017 to 23rd Sep 2017
Single person supplement : £30.00 per person
This is an exceptional value, whistle–stop visit to one of the world's most famous palaces. Included on this break is an admission ticket to Buckingham Palace (value £21.50), all coach travel, free time to explore Windsor, plus a 4 star hotel with 3–course dinner and full English breakfast.
This tour is organised and operated by Omega Holidays plc ABTA V4782 ATOL 6081
- Return coach travel from your chosen local departure point
- Overnight stay at a 4 star hotel within 20 miles of central London with 3–course dinner and full English breakfast
- Admission to Buckingham Palace (face value £21.50) on Sunday morning, with coach transfer
- Free time in Windsor on Saturday
- Services of an Omega coach driver/tour representative
- VAT at 20%
* Based on two people sharing a room. A room for single person occupancy is offered, subject to availability, at a supplement of £30pp for the break.
Saturday After a morning departure from your local pick–up point we will travel by coach to Windsor, where there will be time to explore the town and perhaps go around the Castle†, stroll down The Long Walk in Windsor Great Park, wander in Windsor Forest, or even take a short boat trip up the Thames from Windsor Promenade. In the late afternoon/early evening we will continue on to your hotel in good time for dinner and your overnight stay.
†A Castle visit normally takes around 2–3 hours. We recommend you check the Castle's website and pre–book to avoid queues.
Sunday A princely full English breakfast first, then we travel into central London for our timed morning admission to Buckingham Palace. It's huge – there are carpets as big as cricket fields, state rooms the size of bus depots, and lofty vaulted corridors dripping with Holbeins and Van Dykes. In Queen Victoria's time it was a family house, and a happy one too, full of songs and parties, but after Albert died Victoria shuttered herself and the Palace away in sorrow and perpetual mourning. At last, in 1901, Edward VII and his fashionable Marlborough Set brought joie de vivre back to Buckingham Palace, and he had the whole place done out in the latest Belle Époque colours; gold, cream, and a riot of reds and pinks. These colours are still in favour today, and it remains the ultimate show home and an amazing place to visit. There will be plenty of time to look around the Palace and check out the souvenir shop before we set off for home in the mid–afternoon.
Here are some example hotels or similar ones that we use for this break, actual availability may change with the travel date you choose.
Some hotels have an additional supplement per person, as shown below. Supplements are stated for the break (not per night)
|We take good care with our coach route planning, and then allocate a good quality 4* hotel to each coach. Our route planning is completed about two weeks before departure, so up to that date it is not possible to say which of our selection of hotels you will be staying in. However, for your infomation, the hotels featured below have previously been allocated to this tour on a regular basis and will be used for future departures. For more infomation please click on the 'more details' link to the left of the page.|
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