19th May 2018
Saturday - Worcester
We leave from our local departure points and travel south to our overnight hotel in Worcester. The Whitehouse Hotel.
Sunday - Bournemouth
This morning we enjoy a leisurely drive around the quintessentially English villages of The Cotswolds before heading south to the sandy beaches of Bournemouth and our hotel for six nights. Best Western Hotel Royale.
Monday - Friday - Bournemouth
Bournemouth is a vibrant, cosmopolitan town on the south coast, offering seven miles of splendid golden beaches, award winning gardens, beautifully manicured parks and an iconic pier. We travel to The New Forest, an enchanting region of ancient woodlands, native ponies, picturesque villages and the Beaulieu Estate. The estate is a well established venue with a stately home, a world famous motor museum, and a 13th century abbey surrounded by picturesque gardens. We spend the day visiting the various attractions and strolling around the serene gardens. We take a cruise around Poole Harbour, the largest natural harbour in Europe and sail around Brownsea Island, Sandbanks Peninsula and the luxurious houses of the Golden Mile. A visit will be made to Winchester, a charming city in Hampshire, crammed with hidden treasures, medieval streets and beautiful Winchester Cathedral, burial site of Jane Austen. We travel to Weymouth, a seaside town in Dorset with colourful beach huts, Georgian houses, a Jurassic skyline and a picturesque harbour. We allow ample time to enjoy our bustling seaside resort with its many attractions.
Saturday - Stafford
This morning we travel to Salisbury in Wiltshire. Medieval walls, half timbered Tudor houses and a majestic cathedral make this one of England's loveliest towns. We continue north to Stafford and our overnight hotel. Best Western Tillington Hall Hotel.
Sunday - Scotland
We return to Scotland after a memorable holiday.
Our modern three star hotel is designed with comfort and relaxation in mind. Situated in Bournemouth's exclusive and picturesque East Cliff, The Royale boasts delightful gardens where we can relax after a day's touring and an indoor swimming pool. Our hotel offers a choice of evening meals and buffet breakfasts.