If you are a lover of antiques , then this antiques cruise aboard the hotel barge Magna Carta, on the River Thames, has an itinerary based around the exploration of antiques, which can be booked at no additional cost. On the Magna Carta cruise, there is a real variety of excursions for the antiques-hunter, from tours of well-known antiques centres near London, to visits to smaller, specialist outlets in Windsor, Eton and other delightful villages further upstream.
By the way, don’t let the term “barge” put you off – this is luxury experience with minimal guests which lends itself to a house-party atmosphere with the best in personal service. Gourmet meals are cooked and served on board with fine wines and open bar. Suites are comfortable and air-conditioned. Some barges sport a rooftop spa-pool!