Day excursions houses of the rich and famous

The Homes Of The Rich & Famous Cruise

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Take a glimpse into the world of celebrities, captains of industry and commerce, oil rich arabs, the aristocracy and assorted lottery millionaires. Enjoy the homes of the rich and famous  as you cruise along the River Thames.

The Homes of the Rich and Famous cruise lets you into the secrets of the inhabitants of some of the finest waterside houses in the country. Firstly depart from Maidenhead Riverside Gardens, near the bridge before cruising past the old home of Diana Dors, scene of many a riotous party, then entering Cliveden Reach, where the majestic home of the Astor family lies on the top of the hill, the starting point for the ‘Profumo Scandal’.

Lunch shall be served as we cruise through the Cliveden Reach. After lunch we pass the Waterside Inn, famed hostelry of the Roux brothers, the homes and former homes of Rolf Harris, Billy Connolly, Sheila Ferguson of the Three Degrees, Gerald Ratner, and Sir John Mills. Finally was be cruise enjoy stories of the notorious ‘Botany Bay’, the Thames’ very own ‘red light’ district, the pretty cottage of Edward VII’s mistress, Lillie Langtry and much more!

Only £27.50 per person including VAT – 3 hour cruise

Sample Menu

Galantine of chicken with pistachio & smoked bacon stuffing
Smoked salmon quiche
Sweetcorn, mange tout and pepper salad

Traditional coleslaw

Mixed leaf seasonal salad

Potato salad with chives & olive oil
Assorted breads & butter
Apple flan with  cream


Our Chef is happy to cater for your dietary needs yet please confirm any requirements when booking to insure your food is available on the day.

£27.50 per person including VAT – 3 hour cruise
(minimum numbers for this cruise is 36 persons)

Cruises run weekdays from April to October. This cruise is not available during the week of Henley Regatta, 4th to the 8th of July. Windsor race days may restrict Monday bookings between May and July.

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