Day Trips from the Isle of Wight

Day Trips from the Isle of Wight

 SHROUDS OF THE SOMME with afternoon tea. Saturday 10th November 2018 ( 15% discount for travel club members )

THE VIEW FROM THE SHARD and afternoon tea. Tuesday 20th November 2018  ( 15% discount for travel club members )

WINCHESTER CHRISTMAS MARKET   Saturday 24th November 2018. ( 15% discount for travel club members )

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Please Note   Due to high demand at the venue  the  tour  has  a limited  availability time and we will need  £20.00 DEPOSIT PER PERSON .                                                         For further details contact Opal Travel Group Ltd on 01983 404381

    Saturday 10th November 2018     Shrouds Of The Somme. and afternoon tea.  For only £44.00 pp   Includes return coach and ferry travel.. entrance to the Orbit and afternoon tea at the Crown Plaza Hotel Docklands

Come and be part of London’s commemorations to mark 100 years . . . . .     since the end of the First World War.  This breath-taking work of art arrives at the Olympic Park on the 8th of November, for 10 days only. Each of the 72,396 figures represent a British Serviceman killed at the Somme who have no known grave, many of whose bodies were never recovered from the battlefields. The display will be truly extraordinary in its impact and recognition of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The whole country witnessed the huge success of the poppy installation  at the Tower of London during the summer of 2014, due to the interest generated on social media and in the national press. Shrouds of the Somme is expected to engage with the public in a similar way, by combining WW1 commemorations with one of London’s top visitor attractions, and of course the option to enjoy a meal or afternoon tea at a nearby venue. Experience this astonishing art installation  from the top of the .Arcelor Mittal Orbit.  For further details contact Opal Travel Group Ltd on 01983 404381

 Tuesday 20th November 2018.  View From The Shard and afternoon tea.  Prince includes Return coach and ferry travel . Admission to the Shard, Afternoon tea at The Strand Palace Hotel          For Only £59.00 pp

The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest  building . Designed by world renowned  architect Renzo Piano, and standing at an tallest observation point in   inspiring 310 meters (1,016 feet), it will  .  be an iconic and positive addition to the, London skyline and a truly landmark project .Inspired by the spires of  London’s churches and the top sails of  the ships that used to moor on the    Thames, the Shard is an elegant slim  glass spire with individual ‘‘shards’’ that make  up the outer skin. The use of sophisticated glazing and angled panes reflect the light as the sun moves, creating an elegant presence on the skyline. The view is spread across the top three floors of one of London’s most iconic landmarks and is packed full of innovative technology including breath- taking kaleidoscope lifts and state of the art interactive touch screen telescopes. The experience boasts information on over two hundred landmarks and the opportunity to head outside and brave the elements from the open air viewing platform  that brings visitors even closer to the sights and sounds of London.    Enjoy your afternoon tea at   The Strand Palace Hotel in the heart of the west End of London. The Strand Palace Hotel is a luxurious 4-star hotel conveniently located near the centre of London. Local tourist attractions such as London Transport Museum, Covent Garden and Victoria Embankment Gardens are not far from the hotel. Also easily within reach are Cleopatra’s Needle,  St. Paul’s Cathedral (the Actor’s Church) and  Royal Opera House London.   For further details contact Opal Travel Group Ltd on 01983 404381

   Saturday 24th November 2018 Winchester Christmas Market  for only £21.00 includes return coach and ferry travel 

Winchester Christmas Market is a must-visit destination for all those wishing to experience a traditional Christmas. The city justly claims to be England’s Christmas Capital and its Cathedral is at the heart of the festivities with a stunning Christmas Market and real Ice Rink dominating its beautiful and historic Close. From its relatively modest beginnings, the Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market now attracts over 350,000 visitors each year and has achieved a reputation as being amongst the very best in Europe.  A large outdoor Ice Rink sits at the centre of activity, providing the perfect winter playground for adults and children alike and, like the Christmas Market, it’s regularly listed as one of the best rinks in the country.  The city is  proud to call itself England’s Christmas Capital, with the Cathedral and its Christmas Market at the very centre  of the celebrations.  For further details contact Opal Travel Group Ltd on 01983 404381

 
    Our 2019 programe of day excursions and holidays will becoming out soon….

 

 

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