This interesting tour focuses on London’s waterways and includes a cruise along the River Thames from Westminster to Greenwich with time to visit the Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre which reveals the history of Greenwich and its links to Henry Ⅷ. We spend time at the London Canal Museum, then take a guided walk along the canal towpath to Camden Town, where there will be time to have a look around the famous market. We also include a journey on the London Waterbus from Camden to Little Venice, where the Regent and Grand Union Canals meet.
We will be staying at the Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel close to Epping Forest. This modern hotel offers spacious rooms with en suite facilities, ground floor rooms and a leisure club with indoor swimming pool.
Monday: We travel to Waltham Abbey for our three night stay.
Tuesday: We start the day with a cruise from Westminster to Greenwich, where we spend the day. In addition to our visit to the Visitor Centre, there will be time to take a stroll in the park and possibly visit the Royal Observatory.
Wednesday: This morning we visit the London Canal Museum before taking a guided walk along the towpath. Later, we board the Waterbus for our canal cruise from Camden, past London Zoo to Little Venice.
Thursday: After breakfast it is time to begin the journey home.
Cost shown is per person for half board sharing a double or a twin room
Single room supplement £71
Excursions included at no extra cost:
1. Admission to Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre
2. London Canal Museum
3. Guide for towpath walk (takes over 1 hour to complete)
4. Cruises from Westminster to Greenwich and Camden to Little Venice