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The Exclusive ROL Cruise Show

Whether you are new to cruising, or a seasoned, experienced cruiser, there is something for everyone.

15-16 August 2018, 10am-5pm

Colchester, Essex – ROL Cruise, the UK’s No. 1 independent cruise retailer, is bringing together leading cruise lines at the beautiful Braxted Park Estate for a packed two-day Cruise Show event this summer. The event will take place on 15th and 16th August 2018 and will run from 10am until 5pm, each day.

The Exclusive Cruise Show is an exciting opportunity to meet representatives from the leading cruise lines in the stunning setting of Braxted Park Estate, near Witham, which is steeped in history and set within 500-acres of stunning Essex parkland.

Visitors will have the chance to discover much more about cruising and the fantastic packages that are available for 2018, 2019 and beyond; from river and ocean cruises, to expedition or cruise & stay; not to mention the amazing once-in-a-lifetime excursions and experiences that can be factored in as part of a tailor-made package. Exclusive show offers will be available on a wide range of cruise itineraries throughout the event.

Journalist, TV Presenter and Royal Broadcaster, Jennie Bond, will be in attendance at the event as a special guest and Ambassador for ROL Cruise’s ‘Cruise Miles’ programme. Each day Jennie will regale her cruise experiences, favourite destinations and top cruise lines. She will even touch upon her time as a royal correspondent and offer tips for those new to the world of cruising. All in all this is sure to be an informative and compelling session for cruise and royal enthusiasts alike.

Speaking of the upcoming event, Sarah Wikevand, MD of ROL Cruise, said: “We are very excited to be hosting this The Exclusive Cruise Show at Braxted Park. Whether you are new to cruising, or a seasoned, experienced cruiser, there is something for everyone. You will be able to discover more by listening to a variety of talks that will be running through the duration of the show, focusing on the cruise lines, choice of modern ships and extensive itineraries”.

“Come and meet our friendly and knowledgeable team in a glorious setting. Take advantage of a wide range of exclusive show offers and let us help you to discover your perfect cruise. We look forward to meeting you for an enjoyable and exciting day.”

The Colchester-based independent wine specialist, Mr. Wheeler, will be at The Cruise Show and will be offering wine tastings at the event.

Refreshments, including delicious Ploughman’s lunches, will be available to purchase from Braxted Park Estate for the duration of the show.

Tickets are available for GBP£5 per person and can be purchased online via or by calling 01206 225941.

Alternatively, tickets can be purchased on the day for GBP£7 per person. The ticket price includes tea or coffee, plus a slice of homemade cake for every person. Children aged 16 or under are free of charge.

Braxted Park offers all the amenities you would expect from a high level conference and event venue, while retaining the elegance and character of one of the most beautiful country estates in the East of England. It is five minutes from the A12, 50 minutes from London and a short drive from Stansted Airport. Please note, access to the car park and building is via a shingle driveway.

For more information on The Cruise Show, visit, or telephone 0800 251 1005. To book advance tickets, telephone 01206 225941.


Notes to Editors:

- For press access to the show, contact Peppa Sheridan on, to arrange for a media pass.
- Pre-event images are available to download here, including a photo of Braxted Park Estate and Sarah Wikevand, MD of ROL Cruise. Post event photos will be added from 16th August.

About ROL Cruise:

Founded in 1995 ROL Cruise is the UK’s No.1 independent cruise retailer and considered the No.1 agent by many of the world’s leading cruise companies including Celebrity Cruises, Cruise and Maritime Voyages and Fred Olsen Cruise Lines. ROL Cruise is renowned for its high standards of service and extensive knowledge of the cruise market and in recognition of this has received over 25 industry awards in the last five years alone. The ROL Cruise member loyalty rewards programme, Cruise Miles, helps over 300,000 registered members make financial savings on bookings. The company is headquartered in Colchester and employs over 130 people.

Editor’s Contact:
Peppa Sheridan, Peptalk Communications
01787 313822,

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