Magna Carta is one of the finest, most luxurious vessels cruising the British Isles today. The ambience created by combining a traditional 1936-built barge hull with fine mahogany, teak and oak woods is outstanding. Modern amenities include under floor heating, spa pool and contemporary en suite facilities for the four spacious 200sq ft suites.
The upper deck saloon and dining area feature picture windows and stylish furnishings. Your Master Chef produces a range of mouth-watering dishes whilst you enjoy the riverside surroundings from your floating country hotel.
Her experienced Captain knows the Thames well and will pilot the barge and be your tour guide. Your Master Chef will produce a range of mouth watering dishes whilst you enjoy the sights of Royal Berkshire, historic Buckinghamshire and beautiful Oxfordshire from your floating country inn. Two house keepers complete the crew of four.
Explore Henry VIII’s Hampton Court Palace
Moor beneath and visit Windsor Castle
Visit the Tudor manor house of Dorney Court
Tour the Stanley Spencer Gallery at Cookham
English cream tea at the Stafford Hotel
Visit Henley-on-Thames, the Royal Regatta town
Tour of Christ Church College, Oxford
Great walking and bicycling opportunities along the Thames Footpath
Tour of Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) is also available on selected departures
Roasted Guinea Fowl with Wild Mushrooms; Rack of
Lamb with a Herb Crust, Sweet Potatoes and Spinach; Breast of Duck with Port Sauce and Cherries
Les Damnée des Prieur, Sancerre; Domaine de la Croix Jacquelet, Faiveley Montagny; Les Pontilles, Sauvignon Blanc; Don Cayetano Merlot Baroncini Rosso di Montalcino
Cropwell Bishop Organic
Stilton, Dunsyre Blue Bath
Soft Cheese; Applewood
Smoked Cheddar; Oxford Isis; Sage Derby
‘Downton Abbey’ Cruises
For a number of departures (March 27; April 3; May 1 & 29 2016; July 10; August 14 & 21; September 4) on hotel barge Magna Carta’s classic cruises, an excursion to Highclere Castle, setting for the renowned period drama series, “Downton Abbey”, is included. Read More
Magna Carta is owned and operated by TempleRead Cruises