Thames Valley Travel
Thames Valley Travel

Our team


Carol Walker - Founder and Proprietor of Thames Valley Travel


37 years in Travel - Thames Valley Travel established 1986




Travel is my passion combined with customer service, there is nothing more enjoyable than passing this knowledge and experience to my valued clients. I have visited many desinations but Africa is my true love, the diversity of the continent exceeds all my expectations. The choice of Culture, Wildlife, History, Scenery on offer is second to none, and if one can combine this area with the Indian Ocean for beach relaxation, that is the perfect holiday combination for me!


A brief summary of destination visited:-

South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Barbados, St Lucia, Antigua, Cuba, Jamaica, China, India, Maldives, Oman, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), Zanzibar, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal & Madeira, Greece & her Islands, Croatia, Cyprus, Turkey, Morocco, Tunisa, Switzerland, Austria, Seychelles, Mauritius, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bali, Thailand, Mexico, Canada, California, New England, New York, Carolinas, Florida, Texas, Montana, Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana & Washington.


Darren Lenton - Travel Consultant


15 years in Travel - employed 8 years at Thames Valley Travel





I love working in travel, enjoying new experiences and learning about new destinations, cultures and history. It is particularly rewarding when upon our clients return to hear that they have enjoyed their holiday and plan to use our expertise again for future bookings.


My Favourite destinations are Mauritius, Thailand & Australia.


Destinations I have experienced:- Florida, Egypt, Estonia, Italy, Sri Lanka, Cuba, Hungary, Spain, Portugal, Thailand, Barbados, St Lucia, Australia, The Azores, Turkey, Greece, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), Ireland, Slovakia, Belgium, Cyprus, Iceland, South Africa, Australia, New York and Mauritius


Other destinations I cannot wait to experience:- Japan, Canada and South America.  



 Sarah Hill - Travel Consultant


29 years in Travel - Employed 25 years at Thames Valley Travel




I really enjoy working in travel, you never know what each day is going to bring as every day is different, I enjoy arranging clients holidays and putting different itineraries together. I have travelled to many different destinations within my time in travel. My favourite places in the world would be Thailand & Australia. Other destinations I have visited are United Arab Emirates (Dubai), Jamaica, St Lucia, Barbados, Cuba, Mauritius, Bermuda, New York, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Cyprus, France, Tunisia & Morocco. However I would love to experience a trip to South America & India, this is on my list of destinations to do.



Nicky James - Travel Consultant


28 years in Travel - Employed 20 years at Thames Valley Travel




I thoroughly enjoy working in Travel. It is a very diverse career meeting people from all over the World, seeing new hotels & destinations.  It gives me great pleasure in finding the right holiday for our customers by using this knowledge and travel experience.

Having spent a year travelling in Australia & New Zealand, my passion is to put together tailormade itineraries to this destination as it is my favourite place in the far!


Other desintations I have visited are Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), Israel, Jamaica, St Lucia, New England, Washington, Virginia, California, Sweden, Czech Replublic, Austria, Italy, Spain, Greece, France, Tunisia, Egypt, Poland, Costa Rica, Peru, Poland, Dominican Republic, Maldives and Turkey. 

However I would love to experience a safari in Africa, this is on my 'to do' list! 



Sally Crowe - Travel Consultant


23 years in Travel - Employed 15 years at Thames Valley Travel




I find travel very addictive as it is rewarding, interesting and adventurous and I love that you learn about the different places and cultures in the world. I have travelled extensively to America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, Australia, Far East and much of Europe. My favourite destination has to be Australia, even though I still have a lot more to visit. I would like to see South America and New Zealand and some more of the Far East in the future.


Thames Valley Travel

13 London Road



RG10 9EH


Tel: 0118 9341312

Fax: 0118 9320831





Opening hours


Due to Covid 19 our office hours have temporarily changed:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:-

10:00 to 14:00



We are also available to contact by email: carol@ on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Weekends. 


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