Private Time!02 June 2009
Superbreak offers private tours inside Royal Residences
Enjoy an exclusive 'behind-the-ropes’ experience with this ultimate treat, after-hours tours of some of the official residences of The Royal Family which offer the chance to enjoy areas once the doors have closed to visitors for the day. Enjoy exclusive access in the hands of expert guides and learn a little more about some of the most prestigious royal attractions in the UK, Clarence House, Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle. Short break specialist, Superbreak (www.superbreak.com) offer packages which include private tour tickets and over night accommodation this summer – but early booking is essential.
PRIVATE TOURS OF CLARENCE HOUSE - £109pp – New for 2009, enjoy an exclusive private tour of Clarence House, once the doors have closed to the public. This is the London residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall and of Princes William and Harry. Visitors are guided around the five ground-floor rooms where the Royals undertake official engagements and receive guests from all around the world. Available on Saturdays from 8 August -19 September the tour includes b/b overnight at the four star Cavendish Hotel London Mayfair, the tour with an expert guide, a glass of champagne and a view of the enchanting garden.
BUCKINGHAM PALACE PRIVATE TOUR PACKAGE - The Buckingham Palace tour is available on selected dates in August and September 2009. This exclusive tour offers the chance to enjoy the State Rooms once the doors have closed to visitors for the day. With their gilded ceilings and glittering chandeliers, these rooms are used by HM The Queen and members of the Royal Family to receive and entertain guests on state, ceremonial and official occasions. At the end of the tour a glass of champagne will be served in the Bow Room, with a perfect view of Buckingham Palace’s famous gardens.
Priced from £149 per person to include one night’s b/b accommodation at the four star Cavendish London hotel, the guided tour, an official Buckingham Palace guide book for each person in the group plus a 20% discount voucher to use in the Royal collection shop.
WINDSOR CASTLE PRIVATE TOUR PACKAGE – The Windsor Castle tour is available on selected weekends in July and August. The oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, Windsor’s story embodies 1,000 years of royal history. This exclusive private evening tour in the company of a Royal Household guide offers the chance to view the magnificent State Rooms where the display of paintings from the Royal Collection rivals that of any art gallery. Today The Queen spends most of her private weekends at the Castle, which is also used regularly for ceremonial and State occasions.
Priced from £159 per person to include two night’s b/b accommodation at the four star Heathrow/Windsor Marriott (Friday and Saturday nights), the guided tour on the Saturday evening at 5.30pm, a official guidebook and a glass of champagne after the tour. Valid at weekends from 18 July – 22 August.
For more information or to book call Superbreak on 0871 222 3055 www.superbreak.com
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