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Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight

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Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight

One of Britain's best-loved holiday resorts, Bournemouth offers a multitude of attractions, sandy beaches and a fabulous pier. From our base in this popular seaside town, we venture across the waters on the unique Hovercraft which takes just ten minutes to the beautiful Isle of Wight where we can explore Ryde, known as the 'Gateway to the Diamond Isle'.


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Porterage at the hotel
  • Local joining points

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to Bournemouth for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Isle of Wight day trip by Hovertravel

    A lovely day lies ahead as we take the hovercraft over to the Isle of Wight. Hovertravel is the fastest Isle of Wight ferry route across the Solent and is the world's only year round passenger hovercraft service. You'll be on the island in just 10 minutes, where you'll have free time to explore Ryde.

    Known as the ‘Gateway to the Isle’, Ryde offers miles of glorious sands, an attractive esplanade and beautiful gardens. One of the UK's original seaside resorts and much-loved by Queen Victoria herself, here you will find spacious stretches of sandy beach, a thriving shopping scene and a quirky mix of seaside fun and Victorian architecture!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Isle of Wight

    Isle of Wight

    Included Highlights

    • Isle of Wight
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or New Forest

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Bournemouth or perhaps join our optional excursion into the beautiful New Forest. A unique landscape that has been shaped over the centuries by grazing cattle and ponies which still roam free, there is so much to see in this National Park and we call at the pretty village of Lyndhurst, known as the area's 'capital'.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    New Forest

    New Forest

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • New Forest

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Poole and Swanage

    Today we visit Poole, a bustling resort known for being the home of Europe’s largest natural harbour. We also visit Swanage, home to a lovely, sandy beach and lots of attractions, such as the Swanage Museum which tells the story of the area from the Jurrasic period to WWII. Up to the early 19th century, Swanage was a small fishing port, however the arrival of the railway meant it developed as a seaside resort and it retains much of its Victorian elegance today.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Poole
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star The Suncliff Hotel in Bournemouth.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.