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Gin & The Riverside

Gin & The Riverside

A break with the Gin Connoisseur at heart - discover the artistry and heritage behind Bombay Sapphire at their state-of-the-art distiller set on the banks of the crystal clean River Test.

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GIN & THE RIVERSIDE

 

15 – 19 August 2019

Thursday - Monday

5 Days

From £458

 

A break with the Gin Connoisseur at heart – discover the artistry and heritage behind Bombay Sapphire at their state-of-the-art distiller set on the banks of the crystal clean River Test.

 

Highlights

 

Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery – Self Discovery Experience   |   Henley-on-Thames   |   Basildon Park Georgian Mansion   |   Royal Windsor   |   Riverboats on the Thames River Cruise   |   Winchester

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick up service and join your tour coach and travel to Hampshire, arriving late afternoon, tea/coffee & biscuits will be served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

This morning we enjoy a drive to the historic town of Winchester, where you will have time at leisure, perhaps visit Winchester Cathedral or perhaps the many museums in the town. 

 

This afternoon we visit the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery for their ‘Self Discover Experience’ – this includes a 15- minute guided tour throughout the Still House with a complimentary drink in the Mill Bar. 

 

The Bombay Sapphire Distillery is in a conservation area with over 1000 years of history.  The distillery showcases the care, skill and artistry behind every drop of Bombay Sapphire, and allows you to discover the flavours of the botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire gin so unique. 

 

Explore the Bombay Sapphire Distillery in your own time with an interactive map; the ‘Self Discovery’ experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and the beautiful historic distillery. 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Bombay Sapphire Experience is in a working distillery, visitors must wear suitable footwear (e.g. no open-toed shoes/sandals or high heels)

 

DAY THREE

This morning we travel to Royal Windsor where the day is yours to visit the many independent stores, explore its street and fully experience the Royal Town in full, perhaps enjoy lunch by the riverside.  In the afternoon we join the ‘Riverboats on the Thames’ for a 2 hour river cruise round trip from Windsor along the River Thames also enjoying classic views of Windsor Castle.

 

DAY FOUR

Our day begins with a journey to Henley-on-Thames where we have time to enjoy lunch and spend some time exploring the pretty riverside town, perhaps visit the River & Rowing Museum during your stop.  This afternoon we visit the fantastic Hatchlands Park, 400 acres of rolling parkland and woodland, one of the largest estates in the area and full of year-round season colour.  The House also displays the infamous Cobbe Collection, Europe’s largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers including Bach, Chopin and Elgar.

 

DAY FIVE

This morning we bid farewell and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival at hotel

·          Admission to Bombay Sapphire Distillery

·          Admission National Trust Hatchlands Park & House

·          Windsor River Cruise.

 

HAMPSHIRE COURT HOTEL

The hotel is situated on the outskirts of Basingstoke; hotel facilities include indoor pool and leisure club.  Accommodation offers a range of smart comfortable and stylish bedrooms complete with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

DAY ONE

Beginning with a home pick-up you will join your tour coach and travel to Hampshire, arriving late afternoon, tea/coffee & biscuits will be served on arrival whilst your luggage is taken to your room, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

This morning we enjoy a drive to the historic town of Winchester, where you will have time at leisure, perhaps visit Winchester Cathedral or perhaps the many museums in the town. This afternoon we visit the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery for their 'Self Discover Experience' - this includes a 15- minute guided tour throughout the Still House with a complimentary drink in the Mill Bar. Explore the Bombay Sapphire Distillery in your own time with an interactive map, the 'Self Discovery' experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and the beautiful historic distillery.
PLEASE NOTE: Bombay Sapphire Experience is in a working distillery, visitors must wear suitable footwear (e.g. no open-toed shoes/sandals or high heels)

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DAY THREE

This morning we travel to Royal Windsor where the day is yours to visit the many independent stores, explore its street and fully experience the Royal Town in full, perhaps enjoy lunch by the riverside. In the afternoon we join the 'Riverboats on the Thames' for a 2 hour river cruise round trip from Windsor along the River Thames also enjoying classic views of Windsor Castle.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Our day begins with a journey to Henley-on-Thames where we have time to enjoy lunch and spend some time exploring the pretty riverside town, perhaps visit the River & Rowing Museum during your stop. This afternoon we visit the fantastic Hatchlands Park, 400 acres of rolling parkland and woodland, one of the largest estates in the area and full of year-round season colour. The House also displays the infamous Cobbe Collection, Europe's largest collection of keyboard instruments associated with famous composers including Bach, Chopin and Elgar.

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DAY FIVE

This morning we bid farewell and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

HAMPSHIRE COURT HOTEL

The hotel is situated on the outskirts of Basingstoke, hotel facilities include indoor pool and leisure club.  Accommodation offers a range of smart comfortable and stylish bedrooms complete with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival at hotel

Admission to Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Admission National Trust Hatchlands Park & House

Windsor River Cruise

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Broughton Broughton, Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Wrexham, Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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