Bournemouth, Vintage Cruise and Cream Tea

Admire the beautiful South Coast of England with a cruise aboard the Dorset Queen – a vintage motor yacht. Enjoy a cream tea on board as we sail by Millionaires Row, Brownsea Castle and the five islands of Poole Harbour. We also visit the beautiful, medieval city of Salisbury, soak up the tranquil scenery of the New Forest National Park and have the chance to discover delightful Dorchester.

5 days from £459pp

Single Room Supplement from £119pp

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Your Tour Includes

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


Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Bournemouth for a four-night stay.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

We visit nearby Poole, home to a historic quayside which hosts visiting tall ships, fishing vessels and luxury motor yachts.

Explore the pretty streets and seaside shops before boarding the Dorset Queen – a vintage motor yacht which takes us on a delightful cruise around the harbour and coast. See Millionaires Row, Brownsea Castle and the five islands within Poole Harbour. Weather permitting, the cruise will venture outside the harbour to view Old Harry Rocks and the beginning of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast. There will be live commentary on board so you won’t miss a thing and we’ll also enjoy a delicious cream tea as we sail.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Poole
  • Vintage Cruise

Enjoy a day at leisure in seaside Bournemouth. Relax at the hotel, wander into town, or enjoy a stroll along the level seafront.

Or, why not join our optional excursion to Dorchester, Dorset’s county town and the birthplace of author Thomas Hardy? With leafy riverside walks, a Roman Amphitheatre, no less than 8 museums and plenty of shops, cafés and restaurants to enjoy, there is plenty to see and do here.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Dorchester

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

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

Visit the beautiful, medieval city of Salisbury where there is an abundance of historic buildings to explore, including the majestic cathedral which boasts Britain’s tallest spire. Captivating visitors since 1227, the splendid cathedral (entrance not included) is a popular attraction and is also home to the best preserved of the four surviving Magna Carta documents which is on display.

The remainder of the city is compact and easy to get around, retaining much of its medieval centre with a delightful market square and traditional shopping streets.

Later in the day we return to Bournemouth via the tranquil scenery of the beautiful New Forest National Park.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • New Forest National Park
  • Salisbury

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £119.00 (5 days).


You will stay for four nights at the 3-star West Cliff Hotel in Bournemouth.

Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel

Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel

This lovely spa hotel in central Bournemouth has two pools and is within easy reach of the town’s renowned sandy beaches, some of the loveliest on the south coast. The hotel has a restaurant and in warmer weather why not eat al fresco on the outdoor terrace. All 83 bedrooms have light pastel and bold decor with complimentary toiletries, freeview TV, tea and coffee making facilities and WiFi.

Location: 7 Durley Chine Rd Westbourne, Bournemouth, BH2 5JS

Hotel Facilities

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  • 3 Star
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Lift
  • Sauna or Steam Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower or Bath
  • Free Wifi
  • Iron or Trouser Press
  • Room Service Available
  • Swimming Pool
  • English Speaking Staff
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

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Single Room Supplement from £119

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