Jenny's Jaunts

To book, please contact Jenny Aylen. Contact details in the printed Newsletter, or use the form on the website CONTACT page.
All coach trips leave PROMPTLY at the stated time from the Elmbridge Xcel Centre, Waterside Drive (Off Terrace Road and Hurst Road), Walton on Thames KT12 2JG
Wednesday 25 July – Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Grounds
Enjoy an inside perspective of the iconic All England Club, home of the prestigious Wimbledon Championships, on a behindthe- scenes tour of the sporting venue. With a knowledgeable guide, see Centre Court and Aorangi Terrace, affectionately known as Murray Mound or Henman Hill, while learning about the rich heritage of Wimbledon. Head inside the press interview room, visit the exclusive Millennium Building (usually reserved for high-profile tennis players) and browse the fascinating exhibitions of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum at your own leisure.
There is a significant distance to walk, including some steps.
Cost £35.00 (includes entry and guided tour of the gardens and museum, coach, tip for driver, morning refreshments on arrival. Cafeteria available to buy lunch – cost not included).
Pick up 9.00am at the Xcel Centre. Back at approx. 4.30pm.


Monday 6 August – Houses of Parliament and Florence Nightingale Museum
Morning- A guided tour of the Houses of Parliament and House of Lords.
Afternoon –The Florence Nightingale Museum celebrates the life and work of the world’s most famous nurse.
Cost £18. Leave Xcel Centre at 8.30am return approx. 6pm

Wed 29 August – The Royal Gardens at Highgrove
Note: this trip is a tour of the gardens ONLY and NOT the House.
Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing as the tour will be outside only.
Cost £38.00. Pick up 9.00am at the Xcel Centre. Back at approx. 6.30pm.

Tues 11 September - Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews
A tour of Buckingham Palace, which will include the State Rooms and the Royal Mews.
View the palace at your own pace with an audio guide.
To mark the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday, there is a special display of over 100 works of art
which he has personally selected.
Cost £39 (includes coach, tip for driver, entry to Buckingham Palace).
Pick up 9am at the Xcel Centre, return approx. 6pm.

Mon 15 October - Blenheim Palace
Explore this masterpiece of Baroque architecture, explore the gilded State Rooms and priceless
collection in this Grade I listed building. On arrival, we will be given a talk about the life of
Winston Churchill together with refreshments. Then explore the palace and gardens at
your own pace with an audio guide.
Cost £32 (includes coach, tip for driver, entry fee, audio guide, talk and refreshments on arrival).
Pick up 9am at the Xcel Centre, return approx. 7pm.