Groups Direct competition

Groups Direct is launching a competition to win two tickets for its ‘The Shard & Champagne Experience’ in London.

The Shard & Champagne Experience allows guests to visit The View from the Shard, located at the top of The Shard, enjoy 360-degree panoramic views, complete with a glass of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial at London's highest Champagne bar. You'll also be able to visit the open-air Skydeck to hear the streets below and soak up the atmosphere.

In order to enter the competition, you need to register your interest to receive the new Groups Direct autumn/winter brochure, full of ideas for 2019-day excursions, theatre packages, holidays and cruises. 

You’ll then be entered into a prize draw which could result in winning two free tickets for the experience.

To enter and find out more you can call the team on freephone 08000 498309 or email

What packages are available?

The brochure is due to launch the first week of September, but you can register to receive one now.

Packages include: River Severn & Afternoon Tea, suitable for groups of 20 plus, this package includes a 45-minute cruise departing from Victoria Quay in Shrewsbury followed by afternoon tea in the town.

Other cruise options include a Camden Cruise and Dudley Canal & Black Country cruise.

Days Out packages can involve visiting castles such as Windsor Castle or gardens like Kyoto & Holland Park Gardens, featuring tours, lunch options and afternoon teas.

There's the chance to visit The Postal Museum and enjoy lunch or go on a Call the Midwife tour at Chatham Historic Dockyard. 

Group breaks feature Christmas in London, Yorkshire by Steam, The Cotswolds, Bath and Wells, and Bournemouth and Pool, among others.

Groups Direct also offers a variety of theatre trips which can include dining options too.

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