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Beautiful Bournemouth, Dorset

Beautiful Bournemouth, Dorset

Departs: 29th April 2018 | 6 days


Bournemouth, with its superb sands, mild climate and every kind of entertainment is an ideal spot for your holiday. The Victorian splendour of the buildings reflects its short history as a town devoted to your leisure. It is renowned as an elegant resort with lots of green spaces, parks and gardens which abound with colour whatever time of year. Its location close to the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck makes it perfect for our scenic excursions.

£455.00 per person

Your Accommodation

The Chine Hotel, Bournemouth
This property is 4 minutes' walk from the beach and set in 3 acres of mature gardens, which provide a beautiful backdrop to the 87 bedrooms. The Victorian-style building has Wi-Fi and is only a 2-minute walk from miles of golden sandy beaches. At The Chine's restaurant, guests can enjoy a freshly prepared meal while admiring the breathtaking sea views. Leisure facilities include heated indoor and outdoor pools, a hot tub, and a sauna. There is also a gym for guests to use. The rooms have a TV with Freeview channels, and facilities for making tea and coffee. Hotel has a lift.

Your Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 Following your pick up, we make our way via Salisbury, where the magnificent Cathedral has Britain's tallest spire, after time here we continue to Bournemouth for our 5-night stay at the Chine Hotel.

Day 2 Excursion today through the New Forest to the Beaulieu Estate, home to the world famous National Motor Museum. Included is entrance to Palace House and Gardens, the 13th century abbey and Monastic Life exhibition. After lunch here we visit Lymington before returning to our hotel.

Day 3 Spend today at leisure relaxing in the hotel gardens and visiting the popular seaside town of Bournemouth. Take time to enjoy the 7 miles of splendid golden beaches or browse in the wide variety of shops in the town centre. For the more active, why not enjoy a pier to pier walk starting at Boscombe Pier and wandering along the promenade to Bournemouth Pier.

Day 4 Travel to Poole this morning for visits to Poole Pottery and Eileen Soper's Illustrated Worlds. Soper brought the books of Enid Blyton to life with her classic illustrations and here, groups can indulge in some quirky old fashioned fun and nostalgia. Free time in Poole to explore and find some lunch before an afternoon harbour cruise.

Day 5 This morning we make our way to the village of Corfe castle for a short visit before heading on to Swanage a traditional Victorian seaside town, set at the heart of Purbeck and built around a beautiful bay sheltered from the north by Ballard Down and at the south, Peveril Point, free time here to enjoy this seaside resort before we board the steam train and travel on the Purbeck line back past Corfe Castle to Norden. Return by coach to the hotel.

Day 6 After breakfast we head home travelling through the New Forest via Christchurch and Lyndhurst with stops on route, arriving back in Chelmsford early evening.

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Your Holiday Includes

  • 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Entrance to Beaulieu Estate
  • Poole Harbour cruise
  • Single journey on Swanage Railway
  • Excursions as described
  • Executive coach travel
Beautiful Bournemouth, Dorset

Supplements & Insurance

Single supplement £Nil | Insurance £27.50

Includes Insurance Premium Tax (IPT)

Customer Review We have just come back from Nidd Hall and had a lovely time, room food and staff were very good & friendly. Bill was our coach driver and looked after everyone very well.
Agnes & Fred


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