Windsor & Oxford – The Golden Years of Transport

A Right Royal Tour!

Take in the sights and sounds of royalty on this fantastic tour of Windsor and Oxford.

About this journey

With the historic town of Maidenhead as your base, you’ll experience the fantastic views of Windsor Castle and the prestigious Eton College by river cruise, exploring with your very own audio tour around the Castle as you walk in the footsteps of The Queen herself.

Discover the history of travel as yo step abroad the world-famous Concorde, and find out all there is to know about motor racing at Brooklands Museum.

Thinking caps on for a leisurely trip around the university town of Oxford, and enjoy a Ploughman’s lunch abroad an historic steam train.

This fantastic journey is like no other, hop on board today.

Day 1

Your base for this tour will be the Holiday Inn Hotel in Maidenhead, arrive at a leisurely pace before enjoying dinner at the Hotel’s restaurant.

Day 2

We’ll spend today exploring the Queen’s weekend home of Windsor Castle and it’s surrounding Royal Borough.  You can concentrate on taking in the sights as an audio guide walks you through all there is to discover within the Castle and main sights. If it’s open, we’ll even get a chance to visit St George’s Chapel. We’ll be indulging in a river cruise down the Thames this afternoon to see the stunning views of Eton College and Windsor Castle.

Day 3

did you know that Brooklands was the first purpose-built motor racing circuit? You’ll find out all about it today at the Brooklands Museum, the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation. After taking in the history of racing, step around the fastest passenger jet ever in deployment as you explore Concorde! Spend your leisure time this afternoon exploring Maidenhead.

Day 4

Today you’ll have the opportunity to explore Oxford, the “City of Dreaming Spires”. Will you head to New College Lane and catch a view under the Bridge of Sighs, or maybe tick the Ashmolean Museum off of your sightseeing list? A wonderful steam journey awaits us in the afternoon along the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway where we enjoy a Ploughman’s Lunch abroad.

Day 5

After a leisurely breakfast we bid farewell to Maidenheadas you travel home.

Tour Highlights

  • An audio-guided tour of Windsor Castle
  • Leisure time around the Royal Borough of Windsor
  • A river cruise along the Thames
  • The Brooklands Museum
  • Visiting Concorde
  • Leisure time in the historic university city of Oxford
  • The Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Included in your fare

  • 4 nights hotel stay
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Dinner each evening
  • Lunch aborad the Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway
  • Rail travel and seat reservations

Departure dates 2020

January February March April May June
July August September October November December

Tour Price: From £589

Hotel details

You will be staying at the Holiday Inn, Maidenhead.

The facilities include:

  • En-suite bedrooms
  • Flat screen TV
  • Tea/Coffee facilities
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Sauna, steam rooms, and a spa bath