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Spend a day at Sandringham or learn about the Sport of Kings during Spirit of Discovery’s four-day mini cruise: S714 Conveyance DSC 0900 1

04 February 2020, 11:21

Spend a day at Sandringham or learn about the Sport of Kings during Spirit of Discovery’s four-day mini cruise

All-inclusive Escape to the Continent sailing from £1,054

  • Chauffeur service to and from Dover
  • Free wifi and no gratuities

Tour Her Majesty the Queen’s private estate at Sandringham during a four-day mini cruise on Saga’s new ship Spirit of Discovery.

When the Queen takes a break from her royal duties she often heads to Sandringham, a vast manor set within a 20,000-acre county park. Saga guests can venture inside the house and museum to see an impressive collection of ceramics, portraits and royal vehicles. There’s also a chance to ‘take tea’ in the Stables Tea Room and wander in the gardens.

Newmarket National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art is another tour option for guests who are passionate about horseracing and they can track the sport from its infancy as a royal pastime to sophisticated 21st century horseracing.

Guests can visit to the Rothschild Yard where the charity Retraining of Racehorses cares for retired horses and provides them with a new skillset for life after racing. An opportunity to watch the charity’s work in a private training centre is included in the excursion.

Both full day tours depart from Great Yarmouth during the four-night Escape to the Continent mini cruise to Amsterdam where the ship moors overnight. Saga has arranged a magical night-time cruise to drift along the historic canals, while a visit to colourful Keukenhof Gardens is another ‘bucket-list’ springtime option.

The mini cruise presents a perfect opportunity to sample life on the luxurious, all-balcony boutique ship with all meals, including the speciality restaurants and 24-hour room service, included in the price plus drinks and plenty of entertainment and music to dance the nights away.

The cruise is all inclusive. Includes all gratuities and wifi is free.

For details visit travel.saga.co.uk/cruises/ocean or call 0800 50 50 30.

Four nights all-inclusive from £1054 per person on Spirit of Discovery departs Dover on April 19, 2020

Price includes chauffeur service up to 250 miles to Southampton and from Dover, all meals and entertainment, all-inclusive drinks (a choice of table wines at lunch and dinner, house-branded spirits and soft drinks, afternoon tea, 24-hour room service, welcome cocktail party and unlimited tea and coffee in selected venues), free wifi, all on-board gratuities, porterage, free shuttle bus to nearest town centre (whenever possible and when the ship is berthed more than 500 yards away), optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a discount if passenger has own insurance.

All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost, and are subject to availability and change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.

Price based on two people sharing an Outside Guarantee balcony cabin where guests receive their cabin number shortly before sailing (or at embarkation) and not at the time of booking and includes any relevant booking discount. Your cabin can be located anywhere on the ship. Fare was correct at the time of sending and is subject to availability and change. Further terms and conditions apply. Please call for details.

Contact information

Alex Brazier
alex.brazier@saga.co.uk

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