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Poppies, Magna Carta & RHS Wisley Poppies, Magna Carta & RHS Wisley

Poppies, Magna Carta & RHS Wisley

Poppies, Magna Carta & RHS Wisley

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Join us as we head to the Surrey for our Poppies, Magna Carta and RHS Wisley tour. The beautiful county of Surrey despite being so close to London is mainly green belt of rolling downland and mature woodlands, a county waiting to be discovered with great attractions and glorious gardens to be explored. Visit the Poppy Factory an integral part of Richmond since the 1920’s and learn of its marvelous 101-year-old story and the wonderful work they do, this visit ties in wonderfully with our visit at the end of the tour to the National Memorial Arboretum a beautiful, tranquil place that celebrates lives lived and commemorates lives lost. Visit RHS Garden Wisley, a treat for the senses, packed with horticultural inspiration, the magnificent, historic home of the RHS housing one of the largest plant collections in the world. Sit back, relax and enjoy a leisurely Thames cruise from historic Runnymede, home of Magna Carta to Windsor, cruise upstream through Old Windsor Lock and the pretty villages of Old Windsor and Datchet, travelling through the grounds of Windsor Castle through Romney Lock to Windsor, enjoying historic sights and nature along the way. A wonderful tour in the Home Counties, don’t miss out, book today.


Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service


Dinner, bed and breakfast (buffet style)

En-suite bedrooms

Entrance to The Poppy Factory, Richmond

Entrance to RHS Wisley

French Brothers Boat Trip Runnymede to Windsor

Entrance to National Memorial Arboretum


Executive coach travel throughout



Single room supplement



Depart Leyland at 09.30hrs for our journey to Shepperton with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

This morning following a leisurely breakfast we visit our nearby host village, picturesque Shepperton for a short visit, before we continue our journey to Richmond, here we have free time to explore allowing time for lunch, later in the afternoon we visit The Poppy Factory and its Visitor Centre in Richmond.

This morning following breakfast we visit the magnificent RHS Wisley, enjoy exploring the wonderful gardens , historic home to the RHS, explore the magnificent cathedral like glasshouse and the Laboratory to uncover the history behind Wisley, mid-afternoon we head into the vibrant town of Walton-on-Thames with time to explore or enjoy the riverbank and the marina.

Following a leisurely breakfast we travel to Runnymede, riverside site of the sealing of the Magna Carta where we will take a River Thames Cruise through beautiful countryside to Windsor with time to explore, allowing time for lunch or time for those who wish to visit Windsor Castle (admission is not included).

Check out of our hotel following breakfast for our journey home with a lunch stop at the National Memorial Arboretum en-route.

Single room supplement


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 Holiday Inn, Felix Lane,  Shepperton, TW17 8NP







Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star







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Hotel Contact

 01932 899988






About the hotel

The Holiday Inn is a welcoming 4-star, Shepperton hotel conveniently located for visiting the nearby attractions of  Surrey, with a heated pool the hotel sits on 11 acres of leafy grounds including a natural meadow and Pond, for those who enjoy a walk its a five to ten min stroll to the banks of the Thames and less than a half hour stroll into the picturesque village of Shepperton, home to Pinewoods Shepperton Studios or Walton-on Thames across the famous river. Guest bedrooms are well-equipped, air-conditioned rooms that are spacious and comfortable, a great place in which to relax.
















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About Us

Ava Travel, based in Leyland, is a relatively new company specialising in the creation and operation of coach tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe.

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Ava Travel (Leyland) Ltd
41 Hough Lane
Leyland, PR25 2SB
Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00, Sunday - Closed