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Destinations

Westminster

Westminster Millenium pier is in the heart of London and close to so many Major attractions.

The Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, London Eye, London Aquarium are within walking distance as are The Cabinet War rooms, TheFlorence Nightingale Museum, and The Dali Universe.

There are many transport links nearby to the whole of Londons attractions.

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Kew

World-famous Kew Gardens boasts 300 acres of landscapes, glasshouses, historic buildings magnificent vistas, precious specimen trees and rare and beautiful plants. The Royal palace, the Pagoda, and the Royal Kitchens and Queen Charlotte's Cottage are fascinating historical attractions.

Kew village is an eighteenth century English village with a village green, where cricket is still played to this day.
Several traditional pubs and restaurants are available around the green as well as inside Kew gardens.

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Richmond

Richmond Riverside is a relaxed and tranquil environment over looking the River Thames. With riverside walks, boating, and exceptional mix of shops, bars and restaurants, fashionable boutiques and antiques shops, traditional pubs, bars and cafes.

If you’re looking for a place to eat or drink, there is an exceptional variety to suit every budget from a quick snack to fine dining. Richmond has something for everyone.

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Hampton Court

Hampton Court, with the Royal Palace, built in 1515 by Cardinal Wolesey & presented to King Henry VIII in 1529. Later Sir Christopher Wren rebuilds large parts of the Tudor palace for King William III and Queen Mary II.

The tudor palace houses a large collection of orginal arms, armour, tapestries and fine paintings. It is equally famous for its gardens, maze and the Great Vine, planted in 1769, the largest in the world.

The palace also hosts the annual Hampton Court Palace Festival and Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

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Boats

Cockney Sparrow

The Cockney Sparrow was built in 1976 at Eel Pie Island. She is a two level boat with a deceptively large enclosed saloon and an open top deck. 

Connaught

This historic vessel, built by Salter Brothers Oxford in 1911, has plied the river for over a century

Henley

The Henley is an original Thames Steamer launched for the first time in 1896

Princess Freda

Princess Freda was built in 1926 by T.C. Letcher on the Isle of Wight, and has been restored to a particularly high standard.