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Something Different for Groups

Something Different for Groups!

There is always something different for groups to enjoy in South East England, whether your group is interested in gardening, theatre, historical sites or country walks. But as a group travel organiser there is always the expectation to deliver something new, different and bespoke.  So the below we hope, will help you in your itinerary planning.

Camp with a difference!

Champing™ - the unique concept of camping overnight in historic churches -is the latest phenomenon in English camping. Champing™ is a huge hit with groups, as the churches located in South East England have space enough for everyone and a hefty discount for groups of 8 people or more will be applied! If you want to experience something new, explore ancient spaces and enjoy the quirky side of champing, call the Champing Hotline on 0207 841 0436 or email the ChampBots at champing@thecct.org.uk to find out more.
                                 

Curtains up at the Mill at Sonning Theatre

Set majestically on the banks of the River Thames, The Mill at Sonning promises a unique experience where visits include both a two-course meal and a show all under one roof in a beautiful converted water mill. The theatre itself is an intimate venue, seating just over 200 people. During the year productions include a variety of plays, ranging from comedies to thrillers, as well as regular music and comedy nights that will have you dancing and rolling in the aisles. Set up perfectly for groups a dedicated team are ready to cater to your every need. See the theatre’s website for details. www.millatsonning.com    

Steam up at Hollycombe

Hollycombe - Steam in the Country near Liphook offers visitors a nostalgic look at how the Victorians and Edwardians used steam as an instrument of work and play, featuring a number of popular fairground sideshows of the period. Experience the thrill of the Big Wheel, the Razzle Dazzle (the world's first white knuckle ride) and the Haunted House; relax in the Bioscope with its early film presentations, ride the narrow-gauge and miniature railway and traction engines. Groups can also  explore picturesque woodland gardens, landscaped picnic areas and enjoy lunch in the onsite Cafe. For more info visit: www.hollycombe.co.uk

Mix it up at Bombay Sapphire

Bombay Sapphire invites you behind the doors of their beautiful distillery, to uncover the secrets of the world famous gin. Based at Laverstoke Mill in rural Hampshire, just 20 minutes’ drive from Winchester and 60 minutes from London, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery is in a Conservation Area with over 1000 years of history. The distillery showcases the care, skill and creativity behind every drop of Bombay Sapphire, and allows you to discover the flavours of the botanicals which make Bombay Sapphire gin so unique. Discounted tours to groups are available, and tailored tours can be arranged to your group needs. To find out more about group tours, visit distillery.bombaysapphire.com/groups or email groups@bombaysapphire.com.

Get a birdseye view at British Airways Brighton i360

Take a flight to the skies and see Sussex like you’ve never seen it before. Cruise slowly up to 450feet high to enjoy breath taking 360 degree views from the world’s first vertical cable car.  Groups can travel up the British Airways i360 and relax in the sky bar and take advantage of the champagne package. Make the most of your visit and combine it with a meal at the Brasserie or tea room situated at the base of the tower. Groups of 15+ benefit from discounted entry and one free ticket for the group leader. To get in touch or make a group booking please email groups@britishairwaysi360.com

River Cruise through Midsomer Country

New for 2016 groups can cruise from Henley passing several murderous locations which have been featured in the global sensation that is Midsomer Murders. Guides onboard the boats will also explain the fascinating history of the River Thames, the Royal regatta and Henley itself throughout the last 100 years of English history. Book your tickets online at www.hobbsofhenley.com where more information can be found on all Group outtings available.

     

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