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Spring in the South

Bournemouth & The New Forest

Monday 8th April 2019
Five days


Included in this holiday:
  • Four nights Dinner, Bed & breakfast.
  • Entertainment for two nights,
  • Use of leisure facilities and entry to Furzey Gardens.
£289 per person

Suncliff Hotel Bournemouth

Beautifully positioned in the East Cliff neighbourhood over-looking the bay, Suncliff Hotel is only a five-minute stoll from seven miles of sandy beaches. All rooms have en-suite facilities, TV, telephone, hairdryer and a refreshment tray. Guests also have access to the hotel’s leisure club, including indoor heated pool, mini gym and sauna. Hotel has a lift.

Day 1

Following your home pick-up we make our way south, stopping at Bicester Avenue Garden Centre with the opportunity to purchase lunch and stretch your legs before continuing your journey to Bournemouth. The driver will ensure you arrive at your hotel with time to unpack before your evening meal.

Day 2

Join the coach this morning for a drive into the New Forest, enjoy your tour through the glorious woods and heathland. The New Forest is a great place for wildlife during spring. Birds calling from atop yellow flowering gorse bushes, reptiles basking in the fresh sunlight and wildflowers carpeting the open heath are just some of the delights this time of year brings.

The tour takes you to Lyndhurst with an opportunity to explore this welcoming and delightful village. After lunch we board the coach for a short journey to Furzey Gardens, explore the hidden secrets of the enchanting informal woodland garden in the New Forest.

Day 3

The day is yours, spend the day taking in the spring air as you explore Bournemouth. This sheltered bay offers beautiful sandy beaches, well kept gardens, museums and so much more. Spend the day exploring the stunning grade II listed gardens, renowned for their floral bedding displays throughout the year, which are designed to bring together brilliant colours, subtle textures, height variations and scent.

Day 4

This morning the coach will take you for a ride to Salisbury the beautiful Cathedral City in the countryside. A day of leisure allows you to explore and take in the quintessential English city. If you pause on the edge of the water-meadows to take in the awesome sight of the Cathedral rising up from these lush green fields, its easy to understand why Salisbury was named as one of the world’s Top 10 Cities to visit in 2015 by Lonely Planet. There is a wealth of things to do, a thriving market, a buzzing arts scene, museums and some of England’s finest historic houses the day is yours to create your own memories.

Day 5

Unfortunately its time to say farewell to our hosts, we make our way north stopping at Wyvale Northampton for lunch along the way, before returning to Boston where your door to door service will be waiting to take you home.