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Bournemouth, Vintage Cruise and Cream Tea

5 days - from only £379pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

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.

TOUR INCLUDES

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

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

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

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Poole and Vintage Cruise* with Cream Tea

    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

    Vintage Cruise

    Dorset Cruises
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    Included Highlights

    • Poole
    • Vintage Cruise
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Dorchester

    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, cafes and restaurants to enjoy, there is plenty to see and do here.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dorchester

    Dorchester

    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • Dorchester
    TBC

    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: Salisbury and The New Forest

    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

    Salisbury

    Salisbury
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    Included Highlights

    • New Forest National Park
    • Salisbury
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £109.00 (5 days).

Hotels

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

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