Reader Holidays - London's Olympic Cable Car & Cutty Sark from Daily Echo
Departing October 2014
*Price shown: 05 Oct 2014 - KCC
Innovation and history in the capital
Join us on a wonderful maritime break to the capital. Avoid the weekend crowds and "fly" across the Thames on London's Olympic cable car, for spectacular views across London. You'll also enjoy a visit to the recently restored Cutty Sark in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, together with a panoramic sightseeing tour of London.
What The Price Includes
- Coach travel throughout
- One night's bed and continental breakfast accommodation in a comfortable hotel in the Docklands area
- A panoramic sightseeing tour of London
- A visit to the Royal Docks
- A riverside walk with a local guide
- A ride on the London Emirates Air Line cable car
- A short journey on a fast-speed catamaran river boat service
- A visit to Greenwich and the Cutty Sark
- The services of a Newmarket Tour Manager
- Government taxes and service charges
Single rooms are available for a supplement
Leaving the local area by coach, this morning we travel to London. Discover the capital's landmarks, including St Paul's Cathedral, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, on our panoramic sightseeing tour. Afterwards, spend a couple of hours exploring and perhaps enjoy an early evening meal before we continue to our hotel.
After breakfast, we'll head to the Royal Docks to meet our local guide. Enjoy a short riverside walk before you board the impressive London Emirates Air Line cable car - stretching 1,100 metres across the River Thames - and take in the stunning views of the O2, Canary Wharf, the City and the Shard. A fast-speed catamaran river boat service will take you on the short journey from the O2 to Greenwich Pier. Disembark in the Greenwich Peninsula to visit the newly restored Cutty Sark and explore historic Greenwich.In the mid afternoon we'll begin our journey home, arriving back in the local area by late evening.
Coach seating arrangements
Your Tour Manager will have allocated seats for you on the main coach in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible, and will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach).
Joining your holiday
Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.
Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.
If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.
The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair or electric scooter, please let us know as soon as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
The following hotels are offered with this holiday (subject to availability and supplementary pricing)
Docklands Area Hotel
You will be staying in a comfortable hotel in the Docklands area. All hotels will have good restaurant and bar facilities, and all rooms will have private facilities, colour TV and radios.Further Hotel Information
You will be staying in a comfortable hotel in the Docklands area. All hotels will have good restaurant and bar facilities, and all rooms will have private facilities, colour TV and radios.Hide Hotel Information