|Luxury river barge cruise vacations on the English hotel barge MAGNA CARTA cruising the Royal River Thames. Based in London England.
English Hotel Barge MAGNA CARTA
Cruising the Royal River Thames
between Hampton Court to Henley-on-Thames, England
The 8-passenger Magna Carta is one of
the finest, most luxurious vessels cruising the British Isles. The
ambience created by combining a traditional barge hull (1936) and fine
mahogany, teak and oak woods is outstanding.
Magna Carta - Cruising the Thames
Magna Carta has the most sophisticated modern amenities, including air
conditioning, WiFi internet access and underfloor heating in each of
the four guest cabins. Each suite has exceptionally spacious
contemporary en-suite facilities and color TVs and DVD players. The
upper deck saloon and dining areas sport picture windows and stylish
furnishings. The sun deck has comfortable seating and a spa pool (hot tub).
There are touring bikes on board to use at your pleasure for rides along
the tow paths.
Her experienced Captain knows the Thames well and will pilot the barge, as well as being your tour guide. Your Master Chef will produce a range of mouth watering dishes while you
enjoy the sights from your floating country inn.
The Middle Thames...
Map of Magna Carta's Route Along The Thames
A slow meandering journey past Royal Palaces, quaint riverside
towns, villages, a mixture of olde worlde England and the natural
beauty of Surrey, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. From Henry VIII's Hampton
Court past Windsor Castle to Henley with frequent stops allowing plenty
of time to wander and explore while Magna Carta follows this old
Viking trading route deep into rural countryside. Gentle exploration
are the keywords, with good cycling and walking opportunities as the
elegant and spacious Magna Carta finds her way inland.
- English cream tea at the Stafford Hotel in London
- Explore Henry VIII's Hampton Court Palace
- Moor beneath Windsor Castle, and have a visit
- Tour of Cliveden and its gardens at Cookham
- Visit the Tudor manor house of Dorney Court
- Tour the Stanley Spencer art gallery
- See Henley on Thames, the Royal Regatta town
- Tour of Christ Church College in Oxford
- Great walking and bicycling along the Thames footpath
- Tour of Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) on selected departures
It's not how far nor how fast, it's the pleasure of the journey that keeps people coming back for more.
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