€27,200 Per Charter
- Country / RegionEngland /
- Duration7 Days/6 Nights
- Cruise CodeMAGTEN0816
- Max Passengers8
- Cruise HighlightsAccommodation Cabin accommodation (twin or double bed) with en-suite bathroomActivity Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary Drinks Open bar with alcoholic and non alcoholic drinksInclusion Sun deck with spa poolTransportation Vehicle for transfers and excursions Activity Use of bicyclesMeals Gourmet meals paired with wine and cheeseItinerary Cruise between Hampton Court and Henley-on-ThamesInclusion WiFi on board
A perfect deal for those who have passion for tennis and travel! Visit some of the beautiful places between Hampton Court and Henley on Thames with the beautiful Magna Carta and take the opportunity to play tennis at some of the well-known clubs like Lensbury Club, Runnymede Hotel’s outdoor hard courts and the Royal Berkshire. Be amazed by the beauty of Windsor Castle, village of Hurley and a lot more exploration!
Note: Tennis themed cruises are charter only.
- Visit the state apartments of Henry VIII
- Enjoy tennis at the private Lensbury Club
- Visit Runnymede Hotel's outdoor hard courts
- Discover the Windsor Castle
- Moor in Cookham, Heaven on Earth
- Cruise to the village of Hurley
- Admire the Peter Freebody’s boatyard
- Explore the Henley Regatta Course
- Transfers between Central London and the hotel barge
- Luxury 6-night cruise
- All meals on board catered for by the on board Master Chef
- Open bar 24/7 with a large range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
- All wines served throughout the cruise
- Excursions and admittance fees as per the itinerary
- Services of 4 crew
- Use of barge facilities including DVD players in each cabin, bicycles and a spa pool
Pick-Up & Drop-Off Points
- Pick-up: The Stafford Hotel, London at 3:00 pm
- Drop-off: The Stafford Hotel, London by 11:00 am or Heathrow Airport between 10:00 to 11:00 am
- Pick-up: The Stafford Hotel, London at 3:00 pm OR one location of the groups choice in London at 4:00 pm
- Drop-off: One location of the groups choice in London OR Heathrow airport between 10:00 am and 11:00 am
Approximate transfer duration for Magna Carta is 1 or 1.5 hours, depending on the cruise direction.
Roasted Guinea Fowl with Wild Mushrooms; Rack of Lamb with a Herb Crust, Sweet Potatoes and Spinach; Breast of Duck with Port Sauce and Cherries
Les Damnée des Prieur, Sancerre; Domaine de la Croix Jacquelet, Faiveley Montagny; Les Pontilles, Sauvignon Blanc; Don Cayetano Merlot Baroncini Rosso di Montalcino
Cropwell Bishop Organic Stilton, Dunsyre Blue Bath Soft Cheese; Applewood Smoked Cheddar; Oxford Isis; Sage Derby
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Hampton Court to Henley-on-Thames
Day 1, Sunday
Meet the Captain or a crewmember at the designated meeting point for afternoon English Cream Tea, before being transferred to the Magna Carta. On arrival enjoy a 'Champagne Welcome' by the Captain. Early evening cruise to Hampton Court Palace, former Tudor Palace of Henry VIII, where we moor for the night. Dinner aboard.
Day 2, Monday
Morning excursion to visit the state apartments of Henry VIII, whose 5th wife Catherine Howard is said to haunt the Great Hall and Gallery of Hampton Court, the finest Tudor Palace in existence. Wander through the beautiful Royal gardens and maze. In the afternoon enjoy Tennis at the private Lensbury Club grass courts at Teddington. Return to Magna Carta as we meander upstream following the course of the Thames to Shepperton. Dinner aboard.
Day 3, Tuesday
Morning cruise after breakfast to Runnymede. We moor at Bell Weir Lock adjacent to a luxury spa hotel, The Runnymede, where we have the opportunity to visit the spa and use the pool and elaborate leisure facilities. Time for tennis at the Runnymede Hotel’s outdoor hard courts before another cruise past Runnymede, where King John faced the powerful barons and signed the ‘Magna Carta” in 1215 as well as viewing the J F Kennedy Memorial. Dinner aboard.
Day 4, Wednesday
This morning we cruise to Windsor before enjoying lunch on board. After lunch we have an afternoon excursion to Windsor Castle. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066 and inhabited for over 900 years by the Royal Family. Moor on a private island with a unique view of the Castle. Tennis this afternoon at Windsor Lawn Tennis Club. Dinner aboard.
Day 5, Thursday
Leaving Royal Windsor behind us we cruise past fabulous waterside homes through the spectacular Clivedon reach and the open English countryside. We moor in Cookham, once described as ‘Heaven on Earth’ by artist Stanley Spencer, one of England’s greatest and most eccentric painters, whose gallery we visit. Tennis this afternoon at the Royal Berkshire. This private club has fabulous indoor courts and outdoor grass courts. Dinner aboard.
Day 6, Friday
A morning cruise to the village of Hurley where we have time to wander Peter Freebody’s boatyard where we can watch in wonder at the traditional craftsman at work. Return to the barge for lunch before cruising to Henley on Thames, along the famous Henley Regatta Course. Once we arrive in Henley there is plenty of time to explore the town for shopping opportunities and browsing in antique shops before returning to Magna Carta for the Captains Farewell Dinner aboard.
Day 7, Saturday
Following breakfast, disembark the barge for your transfer to the designated drop off point.
Magna Carta Deck Plan
- 117 feet long
- 8 passengers
- 4 crew
- 4 twin/double state rooms with en-suite facilities (200 sq ft)
- Centrally Heated
- CD player/iPod dock
- Sun deck with spa pool
- 8 touring bikes
- Air-conditioned minibus
- WiFi (Subject to reception)
Dates & Prices
Rates for 2019
Departure Dates Suite per person Single Supplement March 24, 31 3,950 Euros 1,300 Euros April 7, 14, 21 3,950 Euros 1,300 Euros April 28 4,750 Euros 1,450 Euros May 5, 12, 19, 26 4,750 Euros 1,450 Euros June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 4,750 Euros 1,450 Euros July 7, 14, 21, 28 4,750 Euros 1,450 Euros August 4, 11, 18, 25 4,750 Euros 1,450 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 4,750 Euros 1,450 Euros October 6, 13, 20 3,950 Euros 1,300 Euros
Charter (Whole Barge)
Departure Dates Charter 6 ppl Charter 7 ppl Charter 8 ppl Book Before March 24, 31 27,200 Euros 28,400 Euros 29,600 Euros April 7, 14, 21 27,200 Euros 28,400 Euros 29,600 Euros April 28 31,900 Euros 33,300 Euros 34,700 Euros May 5, 12, 19, 26 31,900 Euros 33,300 Euros 34,700 Euros June 2, 9, 16, 30 31,900 Euros 33,300 Euros 34,700 Euros June 23 31,900 Euros 33,300 Euros 34,700 Euros July 7, 14, 21, 28 31,900 Euros 33,300 Euros 34,700 Euros August 4, 11, 18, 25 31,900 Euros 33,300 Euros 34,700 Euros September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 31,900 Euros 33,300 Euros 34,700 Euros October 6, 13, 20 27,200 Euros 28,400 Euros 29,600 Euros
Suite per person 2,690 Euros Single Supplement 800 Euros
Theme Cruise Supplement
Theme Available for Supplement Antiques Charter 8 ppl None Family Charter 8 ppl None Flower Show Charter 8 ppl None Golf Charter 8 ppl 800 Euros per golfer Royal Cruise Charter 8 ppl 12,500 Euros per charter Tennis Charter 8 ppl 325 Euros per person Walking Charter 8 ppl 2,750 Euros per charter
Antiques cruises include visits to well-known antiques centres near London, and antique shops in Windsor, Eton and villages near the River Thames.
Family cruises include a tailor-made itinerary taking into consideration the ages and interests of all those in the group. Baby and child equipment can
be provided at no extra cost including children’s bikes, car seats, cots, high chairs etc. Children under 18 years receive a discount on many vessels.
Flower Show cruises include visits to various gardens in Southern England as well as a day at either Hampton Court Flower Show or Chelsea Flower Show.
Golf cruises include four pre-booked and paid tee times and transfers to and from the golf clubs. Hire of clubs, caddy or buggy not included. Only those golfing pay the supplement. A minimum of 4 passengers on a golf charter are required to play golf.
The Royal cruise includes exclusive private visits to castles, palaces and stately homes, meeting dignitaries and people that live and work there, and seeing places not usually open to the public.
Tennis cruises include pre-booked and paid courts and transfers to and from the tennis clubs.
Walking cruises include daily walking with a professional walking guide.
Terms & Conditions
Prices shown in Euros and will be converted in Australian Dollar (AUD) at time of payment using a daily ROE. An initial deposit of €800 is payable at the time of booking. The balance must be paid within 90 days as per our terms and conditions and as specified in our confirmation invoice, which will be despatched when the booking form has been processed. Cancellation policy applies to all bookings.
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