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Join us for our twin-centre Thames Tales Tour.  This tour takes us on four cruises that will allow you to enjoy stunning scenery and the beauty of nature, showing you the very best of the magnificent River Thames along the way. Our journey starts in Oxford with Salters Steamers, as we cruise the Oxford Regatta route to Iffley Locks.  Head to Berkshire to take a cruise of the quieter tranquil Thames waters around Reading through the stunning scenery of Wind in The Willows Country. Join us as we head into London to board the Westminster Passenger Service from Kew, travel to Westminster Pier, sailing through the City of Westminster and various London boroughs including Chelsea, Wandsworth and Putney with views of magnificent buildings along the way. Spot iconic landmarks of the capital such as the London Eye, Tower of London, The Shard plus many more on a Thames cruise from Westminster to picturesque Greenwich. See a different perspective of London and the stunning scenery along the River Thames on this wonderful Thames Tales tour.

 

 

Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service

Excursions

Executive coach travel throughout

 

Holiday Inn Reading South – 12/14th July 2024 – x2 nights

2 nights dinner, bed and breakfast

En-suite bedrooms

Salters Steamers – 40 minute Oxford round trip

Thames River Cruise – 90min round trip cruise Reading-Mapledurham

Excursions as specifield

Executive coach travel throughout

 

Hilton Canary Wharf – 14/15th July - 1 night bed and breakfast

1 night bed and breakfast

En-suite bedrooms

Westminster Passenger Service – Kew to Westminster Pier

City Cruises – Westminster to Greenwich

Excursions as specified

Executive coach travel throughout

 

Single Room Supplement - £80.00

Itinerary

Friday
Depart Leyland at 08.00hrs for our journey to our first hotel in Reading, Berkshire, en-route we make a stop in Oxford for a little free time and to take a cruise with Salters Steamers through some of the most beautiful scenery in the country. Continue our journey to check in at the Holiday Inn, Reading South, our home for the next two nights.

Saturday
Today we take a Thames River Cruise, the 90 min cruise takes us through Wind in The Willows country, meander through twist and turns on this part of the Thames that is tranquil with stunning scenery followed by some free time in Reading.

Sunday
Following breakfast check out of our hotel and head into London to board the Westminster Passenger Service from Kew to Westminster Pier next to the Houses of Parliament and a short walking distance to major tourist attractions such as Westminster Abbey, the London Eye, London Dungeon and London Aquarium to name but a few, enjoy free time to explore before re-joining the coach to head to our overnight hotel, The Hilton, Canary Wharf. As our board basis here is bed and breakfast once you have checked in the rest of the evening is yours at leisure, the hotel is just a 5 mins walk from Canary Wharf Underground, the capital awaits.

Monday
Following breakfast we check out of our overnight hotel and head to Westminster where we will board a River Thames sightseeing cruise to Greenwich, quaint streets, attractive parkland and stunning palatial grounds await you in this pretty, relaxed part of London. Enjoy free time to explore, allowing time for lunch before we re-join the coach for our journey home.

Holiday Inn Reading South – 12/14th July 2024 – x2 nights

 

 

SRS

 £80.00

For Sole Use

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Hotel

 Holiday Inn, Reading South

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

  https://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotewls/gb/en/reading/reaso/hoteldetail

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 0118 304 6000

 

 

 



 

 

About the hotel

The Holiday Inn Reading South is a low-rise hotel in a great, convenient location for visiting the area.  Guest bedrooms are beautifully appointed and spacious, a great place in which to relax following a busy day exploring.



 

 

 

TV

 

yes

Hairdryer

yes

Lift

Upper floor accessible by stairs only, majority of rooms on ground floor

Wifi

yes

Toiletries

yes

Saefty Deposit Box

No

AC

yes

Pool

No

Gym

yes

Golf

No

Iron

yes

Tea/Coffee

yes

Porterage

No



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilton Canary Wharf – 14/15th July - 1 night bed and breakfast

 

 

Hotel

 Hilton, Canary Wharf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

  https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/loncwhi-hilton-london-canary-wharf/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 020 3002 2300

 

 

 



 

About the hotel

The Hilton, Canary Wharf is a modern 4-star hotel with guest bedrooms that are spacious, bright, contemporary rooms, designed with comfort in mind.  The hotel is connected to central London within minutes from the Canary Wharf Underground, Elizabeth Line or Docklands Light Railway, both just a three to five-minute walk away. Conveniently located 3 miles from The Tower of London and Tower Bridge.  Canary Wharf is home to an abundance of cultures and cuisines to tickle your tastebuds and suit every palette. 



 

 

 

TV

 

Yes

Hairdryer

Yes

Lift

Yes

Wifi

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

Yes

AC

Yes

Pool

No

Gym

Yes + sauna & steam room

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

Porterage

No

 

 



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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