Splendour of the South Coast
Our fantastic new tour around Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight includes a visit to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, a sumptuous Afternoon Tea at the Spinnaker Tower, Osborne House on the Isle of Wight and Arundel Castle.
The Langstone Quays Resort, 4 Star
Portsmouth, Hampshire Tel: 023 9246 5011
This modern hotel is located on the northern shore of Hayling Island, just 8 miles from Portsmouth city centre, offering stunning views over Langstone and Chichester harbour. Leisure facilities which include a large swimming pool, sauna, steam room, gym, beauty salon and a therapy suite. Lift.
Saturday 15 August 9 Days £850
Single Supplement £210. Insurance £26
(includes Insurance Premium Tax at 20%)
8 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and Entrance to Spinnaker Tower, Ferry crossing from Portsmouth to Fishbourne, Entrance to Osborne House and Grounds, Entrance to Arundel Castle, Tour of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
DAY 1 We leave home and travel to our overnight hotel in the North of England.
DAY 2 We make our way south after breakfast to arrive at The Langstone Quays Resort with time to relax before dinner.
DAY 3 Free day today to relax and enjoy the Leisure Facilities, walk along the beach or stroll along the harbour.
DAY 4 We spend this morning at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where we visit any three of its famous attractions. Discover HMS Victory, HMS Warrior, HMS M.33, the National Museum of the Royal Navy and 36 Hours: Battle of Jutland. In the afternoon, we enjoy Afternoon Tea at the spectacular Spinnaker Tower, taking in the stunning views while we tuck into sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and a mini patisserie selection.
DAY 5 We take an early morning ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight, where we discover picturesque villages, spectacular cliffs and sandy beaches. We visit Queen Victoria’s favourite seaside home, magnificent Osborne House, where we enjoy a guided tour of its sumptuous interior before exploring the stunning gardens which offer breathtaking views.
DAY 6 This morning, we visit 11th century Arundel Castle. Housing fine collections and personal possessions of Mary, Queen of Scots, the castle is surrounded by stunning gardens. We spend the afternoon at leisure in Chichester.
DAY 7 Our excursion today takes us along the south coast to the seaside resort town of Bournemouth, enjoy a walk along the Promenade or visit the many attractions Bournemouth has to offer.
DAY 8 Today we head north and back homeward enjoying our last night at out hotel in the North of England.
DAY 9 Homeward bound today.