We are pleased to offer this tour taking in the coastal delights and seafaring traditions of the Solent Coast. We include entry to 6 superb Naval attractions and a harbour cruise to view a selection of Britain's finest examples of naval sea power. We also visit Beaulieu and Bucklers Hard and spend time in the medieval city of Winchester.
The 4 star Solent Hotel & Spa is nestled in woodland and meadows between Portsmouth and Southampton. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, trouser press, complimentary toiletries and Wi-Fi. The stylish restaurant offers a good menu and there is a fitness centre and spa with pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym. There is a lift.
We travel south to Fareham for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Solent Hotel and Spa.
We enjoy a full day in Portsmouth and include entry to 6 attractions at the Historic Dockyard, representing some of the finest maritime heritage in the world. We include a 45 minute harbour cruise. There will be time to visit the Spinnaker Tower (entry not included) with its exciting viewing platforms and glass floor.
We visit Beulieu where there is something for everyone. Explore its renowned Motor Museum and Victorian Gothic Palace House or take in the atmosphere of the mediaeval ruined Abbey. Later we continue to the former 18th century shipbuilding village of Buckler's Hard, where the Maritime Museum tells of its role in building Nelson’s Battle of Trafalgar fleet.
We travel to Winchester, a popular filming destination and home to a fine cathedral, which doubled as the Vatican in 'The Da Vinci Code' and featured in Elizabeth - The Golden Age. It is also the final resting place of Jane Austen.
We travel home arriving early evening.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
Excursions - entrance to 6 attractions at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (including harbour cruise) and entry to Beaulieu and Bucklers Hard.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £80.00