Sail away on an excursion that includes a river and/or lake cruise
With its magnificent towering cathedral just a stones throw away from the castle plus excellent shopping facilities Lincoln always makes for an interesting day out. In addition to visiting Lincoln's city centre, we enjoy the sights of Lincoln and the countryside from the canal as we include a 50 - 60 minute cruise with entertaining commentary about Lincoln’s past and present aboard the Brayford Belle.
Our first port of call today is Wroxham, capital of the Broads and home to the world’s largest village store. Later in the afternoon we move onto the village of Horning to board the Southern Comfort Mississippi Paddle Boat for an hour and a half cruise.
This morning we cruise the Thames from historic Runnymede to Windsor passing the pretty villages of Old Windsor & Dachet before travelling through the grounds of Windsor Castle for some free time to explore Windsor itself. Later in the afternoon we take to the river again to continue upstream to Maidenhead enjoying both the views and a Cream Tea aboard the boat.
Bridlington with it`s picturesque,bustling harbour flanked by two stunning beaches of gleaming golden sands is rightly one of North Yorkshires favourite seaside destinations or maybe you would prefer to head away from the seafront into the Old Town and discover a gem that has remained largely unchanged for centuries, where Olde Worlde pubs and antique shops rub shoulders with art galleries and tearooms.
We travel to Windsor and begin the day on the Thames with a 40 minute river cruise upstream to Boveney Lock. Enjoy the fantastic views of Windsor Castle & Eton College and the relaxation that being on water allows as you soak up the atmosphere of the history and beauty surrounding you. After your river trip there will be free time to explore the town at your leisure.
Enjoy a day out at Windsor with an included cruise along the Thames and entrance to Windsor Castle. Take the chance to see The State and Semi State Appartments, Queen Mary`s Dolls` House & of course St George`s Chapel venue for the biggest wedding of the year.
Every Friday the beautiful Georgian town of Stamford comes alive when High Street & Broad Street are lined with stalls selling everything from fresh farm produce to clothing, flowers freshly baked bread and tempting cakes. After spending the morning exploring the Market and shops we transfer to Rutland Water in the afternoon for a cruise on the Rutland Belle.
Waverley is the last seagoing Paddle Steamer in the World. Step back to a time when Paddle Steamers were an important part of the coastal passenger and excursion trade. We board at Clacton-on-Sea for this lovely day cruise full of amazing sites and views of the Thames culminating with Tower bridge being raised especially for us.