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Kew Gardens & Wimbledon

Kew Gardens & Wimbledon

Sun 4th March 2018 A Short Break to Kew Gardens Orchid Festival with Johnsons Coaches

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Let the winter blues melt away as you step inside the tropical paradise of the Princess of Wales Conservatory at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and admire its transformation into a celebration of Thailand’s magnificent plant life and fascinating habitats.


One of London’s top tourist attractions, Kew Gardens is the world’s largest collection of living plants. Founded in 1840, from the exotic garden at Kew Park its living collections include more than 30,000 different kinds of plants, while the herbarium, which is one of the largest in the world, has over seven million preserved plant specimens.


Your Holiday Includes

  • One Boarding Point here at Henley-in-Arden

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • 1 nights half board

  • Audio-Guided Tour of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

  • Guided tour of the Wimbledon’s Grounds

  • Outlined excursions

  • Entrance to Kew Gardens & Orchid Festival


Not Included: All lunches


Departing Henley we travel to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. We include an audio guided tour of the museum which showcases the artistry and athleticism that is modern day tennis. Donated items from legendary players are on display, as well as the glittering Championship trophies. A virtual reality experience offers a fascinating look into the complete story of Tennis, and don't miss the "ghost" of John McEnroe! We also include a guided tour of the grounds, giving you an exclusive inside look at Wimbledon and the Championships. Tonight, we enjoy dinner and overnight accommodation at the Jury's Inn Croydon.


Monday After breakfast we join the coach for a full days excursion to Kew Gardens. Kew contains the most diverse collection of living plants of any botanic garden in the world. The collection contains plants from tropical, temperate, arid and alpine climates, which are grown out in the gardens and in controlled conditions within glasshouses and nurseries. The Orchid Festival will be a marvellous spectacle to see - the theme this year is 'Thailand'.

The Jury’s Inn London Croydon ***

Occupying a superb location in the heart of Croydon, South London. With comfortable, spacious hotel bedrooms, a delightful hotel restaurant, impressive II Barista Coffee Bar offering a luxurious blend of coffees and speciality teas, the Jurys Inn London Croydon is fast becoming a popular hotel choice for all types of travellers.

En Suite Bedrooms * TV * Hospitality Tray * Lift 


2 Day Tour

Sunday 4 – Monday 5 March 2018            £159

Single Room: £30

Holiday Insurance: £15

Tour Departs By: 8:00am approx

Returns By:        7:00pm approx



The popularity of these special 2 & 3 day breaks continues to exceed all expectation, so it is with great pleasure that we can now bring you our next edition. Our brand new collection featured within this brochure covers the first half of 2018 from January – July inclusive.

Our Great Breaks are the result of many requests from our Day Excursion customers – who don’t necessarily want to holiday by coach but would really enjoy a midweek or weekend away. So, here we have a short but varied selection of short breaks!

Treat yourself, celebrate a special occasion with friends or simply get away from it all for a couple of days, we have a Great Break that is just right for you!

All our Great Breaks provide:

· Fantastic destinations.

· High quality hotels, most with dinners included.

· Our top class coaches.

· Our professional, friendly drivers.

· Our friendly on-board courier service.

· Reserved coach seating.

· One speedy, single departure point here at Henley-in-Arden.

· Free secure car parking too.


Making Enquiries & Booking Your Great Breaks

· Travel in comfort – All coaches used on our GREAT BREAKS will be from our top-class touring fleet, equipped with CLUB CLASS, extra legroom seating, air conditioning, reclining seats and toilet.

· No smoking – Enjoy a great atmosphere!

Please remember that we operate a no smoking policy on all coaches.

· Choose your seat – Choose where you want to sit on the coach and we will confirm this when you book your break.


· One boarding point with free parking – For a quick start to the beginning and end of your break, there is just one boarding point, here at our premises at Liveridge Hill.

Our car park is safe, secure and well-lit and you can park here for the duration of the break, free of charge.

DIRECTIONS: Our premises are situated one mile north of Henley, on the A3400, travelling towards Birmingham. On arrival, enter via the ‘Entrance’ gateway and follow our staff directions. For passengers being dropped off and collected at the end of the break, there is ample space for this.


Enquiries – just contact our office at Liveridge Hill, Henley-in-Arden (on the Birmingham Road, A3400 north of Henley) or an appointed Travel Agent.

Great Breaks Booking – For a provisional booking, a simple telephone call is all that is needed. We will hold places for you without obligation for 14 days. (Please note; provisional bookings will be cancelled automatically if payment is not received within 14 days).

Confirmation of Booking – In order to confirm your booking we require payment in full within 7 days. Once received we will send you your Great Breaks confirmation, receipt of payment, the number and location of seats booked and confirmed departure time.

Methods of Payment – All normal methods of payment, including cash, cheque, by debit and credit card and by telephone or by post are acceptable. PLEASE MAKE CHEQUES PAYABLE TO: ‘JOHNSONS COACH TRAVEL’.

Cancellation by the Company – Should circumstances arise where, due to less than 20 bookings, we are forced to cancel a Great Break holiday all monies paid by all passengers for that particular excursion will be refunded and following that the Company shall be exempt from any further liability.

Cancellation by the Passenger – You may cancel your Great Break holiday at any time and provided that we receive notice of cancellation within 56 days (8 weeks) of the departure date, then we will refund you the value of the break, less a £20 cancellation charge and the value of your travel insurance premium. No refunds can be given for cancellations made less than 56 days prior to departure. You may be able to claim back the cost of your Great Break (less the insurance premium and the insurance excess charge) through your travel insurance which can be purchased at the time of booking.

For all other terms and conditions please refer to the Trading Charter which is published in our main Summer 2018 Coach Holiday brochure.

Travel Insurance – is available on all of our Great Breaks. Prices commence from just £15.00 per person

Inclusions – The ‘Your Holiday Includes’ section on each page highlights those entrances/admissions that are included within your Great Break price. All other admissions and lunches are not included.

Hotels - Porterage is generally provided in most hotels. Dinners in some hotels are served on a carvery basis, please ask for details.

Alterations – The company reserves the right to alter or cancel any of the Great Breaks listed in this brochure, and to alter the size and specification of the vehicle used.

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
Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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