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Bournemouth & Dorset Delights

Bournemouth & Dorset Delights

Step back in time and enjoy the charm and cool sea breeze of Bournemouth. Nestled in a sheltered bay on the south coast, this superb break will take you on coach trips to discover the delights of Dorset.

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Step back in time and enjoy the charm and cool sea breeze of Bournemouth. Nestled in a sheltered bay on the south coast, this superb break will take you on coach trips to discover the delights of Dorset. We will also take a trip to the Isle of Purbeck and will visit Poole.#

 

INCLUDES:

Return luxury coach travel on 'The Optimum Experience' vehicle

5 nights half board

Excursions to Salisbury, Poole, Southampton, Swanage & Corfe Castle (Isle of Purbeck)

Free time in Bournemouth

 

Please note this price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.

 

Day 1

We visit the cathedral city of Salisbury, welcoming travellers since 1227 the city has an ageless beauty and a captivating history. At its heart is Salisbury Cathedral, now home to Britain’s best preserved Magna Carta. After some free time, we continue to our hotel with a comfort break along the way.

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Day 2

After a leisurely start we make our way to nearby Poole for the afternoon. As well as being home to Europe’s largest natural harbour, Poole is also home of RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) and their training college with hotel and restaurant is located on the harbour’s edge.

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Day 3

After breakfast we take a scenic drive through the New Forest National Park (known for its native ponies) to Southampton, where we will enjoy some free time. Located on the south coast, this port city is famous for being the place where the Titanic departed in 1912. You can discover more about this in the SeaCity Museum, which features an interactive model of the world-famous ship. Or perhaps head to Tudor house & Garden that displays artefacts covering over 800 years of history, including a penny-farthing bike.

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Day 4

Enjoy a free day in Bournemouth. Why not take a stroll amongst the town’s many glorious gardens and parks? Starting in the Lower Gardens, which are adjacent to the sea, you can take a beautiful walk from the seafront passing the lush trees and shrubs from around the world to the Central Gardens and then if you want to, continue through to the Upper Gardens. These are the most famous in Bournemouth, retaining much of their Victorian character and are Grade II listed.

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Day 5

Today we hop over to the Isle of Purbeck, a Dorset peninsula that is bordered by water on three sides and a must-see for anyone with an interest in nature, architecture and stunning views. Here we will visit Swanage and Corfe Castle, one of Britain’s most iconic and evocative survivors of the English Civil War.

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Day 6

After breakfast we wave goodbye to Bournemouth and begin the journey home, stopping for comfort breaks along the way.

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The Royal Bath Hotel & Spa ****, Bournemouth

 

 

 

Opened on Queen Victoria's coronation day in June 1838, the Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth was the first hotel in Bournemouth. It offers 3 hotel restaurants, a health spa and lovely sea views. Just moments from the seafront, this classically styled hotel has well-equipped rooms, each including a satellite TV and free internet.

 

Royal Bath's restaurant uses seasonal, local produce whenever possible. Drinks, sandwiches and afternoon cream teas are served in the relaxed Lounge.

For their dining experience, guests can choose from the views at the Garden Restaurant, light meals at the Cafe Promenade or fine dining at Oscar’s, named after regular hotel guest Oscar Wilde. The Leisure Pavillion allows guests to relax in an indoor pool, hot tub or sauna. There is also a gym and a range of health and beauty treatments available. Access to the spa and leisure facilities is subject to a surcharge.

 

Hotel Facilities:

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Wi-Fi

  • Indoor pool

  • Spa & Wellness centre

 

The Optimum Experience...

 

We are pleased to introduce our NEW luxury range 'the Optimum Experience' by Skills which will feature a selection of our 2021 holiday packages.

With an elegant and stylish design, our Optimum Experience offers amazing passenger comfort with soft, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you're as comfortable and relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat.

 

 

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Alfreton, Hall Street Alfreton - Surcharge £10pp,
Hall Street, Bus station, DE55 7BT
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Beeston, Lace Road Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers pub
NG9 2LA
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Bus Station Chesterfield Coach Station,, Beckingham Way
S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
East Midlands Parkway East Midlands Parkway
Nottingham, NG11 0EB
Heanor Market Place Heanor Market Place, Wilmott Street Surcharge £10p
(Market Square side) DE75 7EG
Ilkeston, Wharncliffe Rd Ilkeston, Wharncliffe Rd, Surcharge £10pp
outside CO-OP DE7 5GF
Leicester Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Leicester, Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Lutterworth, George St Lutterworth George Street, outside Wycliffe rooms
LE17 4EG
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Meadowhall Interchange Meadow Hall Interchange, Bay C3
Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1EP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Ripley, Market Place Ripley, Market Place, Surcharge £10pp
Express Stand DE5 3FJ
Rotherham,Interchange Bay Rotherham £15pp Surcharge , Interchange Bay C1/ C2
Frederick Street, S60 1QB
Sheffield Pond Hill Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
S1 2BG
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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