2021 - Turkey & Tinsel - Bournemouth & Delightful Dorset

Britannia Bournemouth Hotel

Departure Date:

15/11/2021
No. of Days:

5 days








£219.00 pp


A festive tour to lovely Bournemouth with Turkey & Tinsel package!

Love Bournemouth at Christmas but looking for a bargain? Then look no further on this Bournemouth Christmas Holiday. Staying at the Britannia Bournemouth Hotel which is well located, comfortable and with a great programme of festive fun and entertainment PLUS an included excursion to Christchurch, the New Forest and Salisbury.

Internationally renowned for being one of Europe’s most fashionable resorts, Bournemouth attracts millions of visitors each year offering seven miles of golden sand, first class attractions, beautiful award-winning gardens as well as a variety of exciting shops, bars and cafes. The time before Christmas is a lovely time to visit this bustling resort and enjoy some bracing festive sea air!

Situated on a glorious stretch of the Dorset coastline there are wonderfully clean beaches, lovingly manicured parks and gardens, entertainment galore and super shopping. The town’s reputation for elegance led Thomas Hardy to describe it in ‘Tess of the d’Urbevilles’ as a ‘Mediterranean lounging-place on the English Channel’ with its cliffs interrupted by beautiful chines and scenery rich in pinewood. Set in over 2000 acres of public park it is not difficult to see why visitors return year after year… 

Britannia Hotel Bournemouth

The Britannia Hotel Bournemouth has its own garden and terrace and is ideally situated close to the striking East Cliff beach and Bournemouth town centre. The hotel features a light and spacious ground floor restaurant, providing an informal and relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy a meal. The lounge bar is open all day and offers light bites, snacks and cream teas until 9pm. There is also a health club at the hotel which features an indoor pool, spa bath and sauna (additional charge) whilst the hotel’s bedrooms are all well-furnished and equipped as you would expect. The hotel also has a lift.

Day 1

After joining the coach, we head towards Bournemouth making a stop or two along the way for coffee/lunch. We expect to arrive at the Britannia Bournemouth in the late afternoon. Check-in and enjoy time to relax or maybe take a bracing winter stroll before settling in for dinner this evening and the start of your festive entertainment.

Day 2 - 4

Enjoy tasty traditional English breakfasts every day along with free time to explore Bournemouth on your own plus your INCLUDED excursions to Christchurch, the New Forest and Salisbury. Dinners every night, Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings and festive entertainment are all also included at the hotel.

Day 5

After a final hearty breakfast, we say farewell to our hosts as we depart for home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break or two, we continue homewards getting back during the mid-late afternoon. 

Christchurch & The New Forest

Christchurch with its choice of award-winning beaches, coastal nature reserves, heritage attractions and charming quay offers a great excursion destination. Two picturesque rivers, a stunning natural harbour, outdoor Splashpark and wonderful beaches offer the ideal holiday playground. The historic Priory Church and Castle ruins help give an ‘olde worlde’ charm to the attractive, bustling town centre with its range of independent shops, high street stores and regular markets, together with a packed events calendar there really is something for everyone! Enjoy a scenic tour through the New Forest and step back in time to discover the charm and natural beauty of this unique destination. The New Forest became a national park in 2005 and was once a royal hunting ground for William the Conqueror. It covers an area of 566 square kilometres and is made up of vast tracts of unspoilt woodland, heathland and river valleys. Today deer, ponies and cattle continue to roam free in its ancient heaths and woodland, so keep your eyes peeled! 

Salisbury

‘The city in the countryside’ is surrounded by a landscape so quintessentially English it’s almost too good to be true. 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, it’s easy to understand why Salisbury was named as one of the world's Top 10 Cities to visit by Lonely Planet. Within the Chapter House at Salisbury Cathedral you’ll find the best preserved of the four original Magna Carta manuscripts dating from 1215AD, celebrated within an exhibition at the Cathedral's Chapter House. Over 750 years of history, including Britain's tallest spire and Europe's oldest working clock, this is a must-see on your visit today. 

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 4 night dinner bed & breakfast
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Turkey & Tinsel package
  • Excursions to Christchurch & New Forest
  • Excursion to Salisbury

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Gate
  • Cardiff West
  • Gorseinon
  • Llanelli
  • Magor
  • Morriston
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Pyle
  • Sarn
  • Skewen
  • Swansea Central
  • Swansea West

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

OUR PRICES

Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.


TO NOTE

Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.

We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.

COVID-19 PEACE OF MIND & TRAVELLING SAFELY

It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.

Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements. 

Other Dates

Departure Date: Monday 15 Nov 2021
Duration: 5 Days



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