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Diana: Her Fashion Story at Kensington Palace
3 days by rail

Price from £204.90 per person*
Departures from 2nd Jun 2017 to 15th Dec 2017

Single person supplement : £100.00 per person

From when she was first propelled into the public eye as a shy, young kindergarten teacher sporting the Sloane Rangers' ubiquitous pie–crust collar, to the elegant, sophisticated young woman confidently gracing the world stage in the nineties, Diana, Princess of Wales' fashion choices were keenly dissected and debated across the world.

This year marks 20 years since her untimely death, and in tribute to her life a major new exhibition opens at Kensington Palace this spring. Titled 'Diana: Her Fashion Story', the exhibition charts the development of the Princess's fashion style from those first demure, romantic outfits, to the chic 'working' suits worn throughout her public life, to the glamorous evening dresses seen on numerous star–studded occasions, including the inky blue velvet gown worn at the White House in 1985 for that famous dance with John Travolta! The Princess's relationship with her favourite designers will also be highlighted in a display of original sketches created for her during the design process.

Follow the evolution of a Princess at first strongly directed by royal advisors, who slowly but surely nurtured her own distinctive style and navigated a unique position in the public eye, learning to use her image to engage and inspire people, and to champion the causes she cared about.

To complement the fashion exhibition in this anniversary year, the sunken garden at Kensington Palace will be re–named The White Garden in memory of the Princess and planted with white roses, scented narcissi and a carpet of forget–me–nots for visitors to enjoy as part of the palace admission.

This tour is organised and operated by Omega Holidays plc ABTA V4782 ATOL 6081

  • Return standard class rail travel from your chosen departure station to London (you may have to pay a supplement for your area, and first class is offered from most stations)
  • Two nights stay at a choice of 4 star central London hotels with full English breakfast
  • Admission ticket to Kensington Palace and gardens, including entrance to the Diana: Her Fashion Story exhibition, valid for either Saturday or Sunday
  • Free time in London
  • VAT at 20%

* Based on two people sharing a room. A room for single person occupancy is offered, subject to availability, at a supplement of £100pp per night.

Friday Take the morning train to London from your local station. You have a choice of central 4 star London hotels, either very close by or easy to reach by tube. Hotel check–ins are normally around 3 – 4pm but if you like you can go directly to your hotel and leave your luggage with reception. Check in at the hotel when you're ready to enjoy your overnight stay.

Saturday After a full English breakfast it's time to head to Kensington Palace for your visit, which includes the 'Diana: Her Fashion Story' exhibition and the gardens (if you'd rather go on Sunday your ticket is valid for either day). Afterwards the day is at leisure until you're ready to return to your hotel for your second night's stay.

Sunday Enjoy a leisurely English breakfast this morning and then the day is free in London until it's time to make your way to the station for your train in the mid / late afternoon.

Here are some example hotels or similar ones that we use for this break, actual availability may change with the travel date you choose.

Some hotels have an additional supplement per person, as shown below. Supplements are stated for the break (not per night)

Hilton Docklands Riverside Hotel, London
Located on the River Thames and with fabulous views of the river and Canary Wharf, the Hilton London Docklands Riverside hotel provides a fantastic base for your stay in London.
 
Novotel London Excel, London
Located in the London Docklands area right next to the ExCeL exhibition centre and within easy reach of the O2 arena, Canary Wharf and London City Airport, this contemporary waterfront hotel boasts views over the Royal Victoria Dock.
 
Thistle Euston, London
The Thistle Euston offers affordable luxury accommodation just a short walk from Euston station.
 
Tower Guoman Hotel, London
One of London's most prestigious addresses, the Tower Guoman overlooks the Thames and is located next to two World Heritage Sites, Tower Bridge and The Tower of London. You can enjoy one of the finest outlooks in London with the majority of rooms offering breathtaking views over the River Thames, Tower Bridge, The Tower of London, St Katharine's Dock and the City of London beyond.
 
Crowne Plaza London Docklands, London
The Crowne Plaza London Docklands is located in Londons thriving Docklands area, just a very short walk from DLR Royal Victoria, and close to Canary Wharf.

Additional supplement from £10.00 per person.
 
Crowne Plaza London Kings Cross, London
The Crowne Plaza Kings Cross is a modern 4 star hotel situated between the City of London and the West End.

Additional supplement from £25.00 per person.
 
Guoman Grosvenor Hotel, London
This elegant and spacious 4 star Victorian London hotel is one of London's finest hotels and is located very near to Victoria railway station and also Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.

Additional supplement from £25.00 per person.
 
Pullman London St Pancras, LONDON
Superior 4 star hotel, recently refurbished, right in the heart of London...

Additional supplement from £30.00 per person.
 
Radisson Blu Portman Hotel London, London
Excellent 4 star hotel next to Hyde Park and Marble Arch, with al fresco dining...

Additional supplement from £30.00 per person.
 
Thistle Kensington Gardens, London
Located on Bayswater Road with views over Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, the 4 star Thistle Kensington Gardens hotel is ideally located for a leisurely stay in London.

Additional supplement from £30.00 per person.
 
Guoman Cumberland Hotel, London
Directly opposite Marble Arch, The Cumberland is a world class luxury hotel located on Oxford Street, close to Park Lane, and offers the very highest levels of first class comfort and service.

Additional supplement from £40.00 per person.
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton, London
There's a pleasing buzz to this luxury hotel that reflects the energy of its Tottenham Court Road location, equally good for the City or the West End.

Additional supplement from £50.00 per person.
 

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