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Bournemouth & the New Forest

Bournemouth & the New Forest

One of the most popular resorts in Britain, Bournemouth on the South Coast boasts sandy beaches, floral gardens and is close to the picturesque countryside.

Located on the stunning Dorset countryside and with its seven mile sandy beach, Bournemouth is one of Britain’s best known seaside resorts.

The town has many and varied attractions for all the family and on this holiday we include visits to the inspiring Compton Acres gardens, the fascinating Bucklers Hard and the beautiful Exbury Gardens, plus a Poole harbour cruise with afternoon tea.

Day 1

This morning we travel south to Bournemouth with a lunch break enroute before we arrive at our hotel in time to settle in before dinner.


Day 2

After breakfast we join our coach and travel the short distance to the historic and unique Compton Acres gardens. Here you can explore its ten acres which are split into seven distinct and unique gardens. In the afternoon we continue to Poole Quayside where we join our boat for a cruise around its harbour and Brownsea Island enjoying an afternoon tea as we take in the sea air.

B, D

Day 3

A free day to enjoy Bournemouth and its attractions.

B, D

Day 4

This morning after breakfast we join our coach and travel through the picturesque New Forest with our first stop at Bucklers Hard, once a thriving shipbuilding village where Lord Nelson's fleet for the Battle of Trafalgar were built. Explore the shipwright's cottage and Museum. After lunch we continue to Exbury Gardens, a 200 acre site featuring some famous flower display such as rhododendrons and azaleas. You can explore these gardens on the miniature steam railway which travels through tunnels and over bridges to give fantastic views, plus they have a tearoom and gift shop. After an enjoyable day we travel back to our hotel in Bournemouth.

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Day 5

We say farewell to our hotel and Bournemouth, and travel back to your joining point.



The hotel will provide live entertainment on three nights of our stay.

B=Breakfast Included, D =Dinner Included

Accommodaton Details: The Riviera Hotel, Bournemouth

This three star hotel is positioned at Alum Chine, just a short walk from the beach, its gardens and a bus ride from the town centre.

The hotel’s facilities include a restaurant with sea view, a bar with entertainment area plus a rear terrace and garden area. Its leisure facilities include indoor swimming pool, gym and Jacuzzi. All the bedrooms are ensuite with television, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.



Price Includes:>


  • Four nights hotel accommodation.

  • Meals are on a Half Board basis. (Breakfast & Evening meal).

  • Live entertainment is offered by the hotel on three evenings.

  • Free day to explore Bournemouth.

  • A visit to the Chinese themed and unique Compton Acres Gardens.

  • A boat cruise around Poole Harbour with an afternoon tea.

  • Scenic drive through the New Forest with a stop at Bucklers Hard.

  • A visit to the beautiful Exbury Gardens.

  • Porterage of luggage on arrival and departure at the hotel.

  • Services of our Coach & Driver.


Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bromyard Bus Stop, Pump Street, Bromyard
Gloucester Bus Stop, Near Tescos St Oswald Park, Gloucester,
Hereford Bus Station Stand 1 or 2, Country Bus Station, Commercial Road
Hereford Three Elms Bakers Lane, Off Three Elms Road, Hereford
Kington Bus Stop, Mill Street, Kington
Knighton Bus Station, Knighton
(Gorsaf Fysiau,Tref-y-clawdd)
Ledbury Market House, Ledbury
Leominster Stand 2, Bus Station, Leominster
M5 Gloucester Services M5 Gloucester Motorway Services, Gloucester
(Between M5 Junctions 11a and 12)
Presteigne Bus Shelter, Recycling Centre, Presteigne, Powys
(Maes Parcio'r Man Ailgylchu, Llanandras)
Ross On Wye Bus Stop 4, Cantilupe Road, Ross On Wye
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