Gin & the Riverside

Gin & the Riverside

Combine a visit to the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery with a two hour Windsor river cruise.

Combine a visit to the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery with a two hour Windsor river cruise and a visit to Basildon Park Georgian Mansion. There is also time for a look around historic Windsor and Henley-on-Thames.


At a glance:

  • Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery Experience

  • Basildon Park Georgian Mansion

  • Windsor River Cruise

  • Winchester

  • Henley-on-Thames

  • Home pick ups


This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.

Day 1

Following collection from home, depart East Anglia and travel to St. Albans to purchase lunch. Continue to The Hampshire Court Hotel for the four night dinner, bed and breakfast stay.


Day 2

This morning, enjoy a drive to the historic City of Winchester for free time to explore the cathedral or many museums. This afternoon, visit the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery for their 'Self Discovery Experience'. This includes a 15 minute guided tour throughout the Still House and complimentary drink in the Mill Bar, plus the opportunity to explore the distillery using an interactive map. The Self-Discovery Experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and the beautiful, historic distillery.

Please note: The Bombay Sapphire Experience is a working distillery, please wear suitable footwear.

B, D

Day 3

Today, travel to Royal Windsor for a free day to visit the many independent stores, explore its streets and fully experience the royal town, perhaps enjoying lunch by the riverside. In the afternoon, join the 'Riverboats on the Thames' for a two hour river cruise round trip from Windsor along the River Thames to enjoy classic views of Windsor Castle.

B, D

Day 4

Today, travel to Henley-on-Thames overlooked by a beautiful Chiltern landscape of wooded hills and green fields, perhaps enjoying lunch by the riverside. In the afternoon, visit Hatchlands park, a red-brick country house with beautiful surrounding gardens.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast, say goodbye to the Hampshire Court Hotel and travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hampshire Court Hotel, Basingstoke


The Hampshire Court Hotel, part of the prestigious Q Hotels group, stands at Chineham on the outskirts of Basingstoke.


The hotel has a lift.


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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road & Station Road
(Where Duke William Public House Used to Be)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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