Set sail for a relaxing afternoon of sightseeing in historic Oxford. You'll leisurely cruise down the Thames from Folly Bridge taking in some of the city's finest offerings as you go. A vibrant and often bustling section of the river, you'll travel down the University Regatta Course, passing Christ Church Meadows, the University College Boat Houses and many other places of interest on your way to Iffley Lock. Having navigated through the lock, you'll drift along the tranquil water meadows surrounding Oxford, before turning home at Rose Island, a favourite destination of Lewis Carroll and Alice Liddell. As well as all the picturesque sights to see, you'll be served, aboard, an indulgent afternoon tea provided by The Folly to make the whole thing even more quintessentially British. With a sumptuous array of sweet and savoury delights including finger sandwiches, homemade scones as well as cakes, tarts or Petit Fours. Running from May through September, this experience provides a perfect summer's day out. Combining some of the very finest sightseeing and exquisite afternoon tea, this is a treat for two not to be overlooked.
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Escape for a river cruise with this idyllic Oxford Afternoon Tea Tea River Cruise for Two on the Thames. Embarking from Folly Bridge, your approximately 90 minute cruise will allow for you to take in some of the finest that the historic city has to offer. Following the University Regatta Course, some highlights include Christ Church Meadows, the University Boat Houses and the tranquil water meadows that surround Oxford. As part of your experience, the two of you will enjoy an on-board afternoon tea provided by coveted riverside restaurant, The Folly.