With the only UK beach to be announced as one of the top ten beach destinations in Europe attracting visitors from all over the British Isles, the lively town of Bournemouth is a great destination for holiday makers of all age groups. With seven miles of golden sands boasting two piers and astounding views of the Isle of Wight and Purbeck Hills, beautiful grade II listed gardens and a vibrant town centre, it is clear to see why Bournemouth has become such a popular holiday destination which sees travellers return year after year.
Arrival Day: After joining the coach via one of our departure points or our executive Door2Door service, you will be introduced to your professional driver and whisked away in comfort to beautiful Bournemouth. We aim to arrive between 3-4pm so that you can relax before your evening meal and settle down for your first night.
Full Day Excursion: Today we travel north, crossing the borders of Wiltshire, to Salisbury; a beautiful cathedral city surrounded by quintessential English landscapes, steeped in fascinating architecture and history. With timbered buildings, an Early English Gothic Cathedral home to the famous Magna Carta, a thriving market, a buzzing arts scene, museums and some of England's finest historic houses lining it's streets, there are many things for you waiting to be explored. Within the Cathedral Close you'll find Arundells, Mompesson House, The Rifles Military Museum and the award-winning Salisbury Museum with its new Wessex Gallery.
Free Day in Resort: Free time to explore and enjoy your holiday resort, Bournemouth. If you are feeling adventurous why not stroll through Bournemouth's award winning, grade II listed lower, central and upper gardens and take a ride on Bournemouth's balloon where you can enjoy panoramic views from 500ft in the air. For those feeling energetic, why not take part in the Pier to Pier walk; a scenic stroll along the promenade from Bournemouth or Boscombe Pier to the other.
Full Day Excursion: After breakfast we depart for a real treat of a tour offering views of beautiful landscapes and historical monuments. We journey west around the coast through Stoborough Heath and Hartland Moor Natural Nature Reserves, renowned for their spectacular mosaics of open heathland and bogs which support some of England's rarest wildlife. Our first stop is Corfe Village with it's local Purbeck grey limestone architecture, impressive church and selection of shops and eateries clustered around the square. Marvel at the dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle standing proudly above the village on a Purbeck hillside. We re-commence our journey and head to the Purbeck Heritage coast and the famous beauty spot of Lulworth Cove, graced with the striking limestone arch of Durdle Door.
Departure Day: Make the most of the wonderful food that is on offer for breakfast this morning. After a fabulous holiday, it's time to bid farewell to your hosts and Bournemouth for your journey home, taking wonderful memories with you.
Located directly above the miles of blue flag sandy beaches
The traditionally styled "Atlantis Restaurant" offers friendly yet professional service
Numerous lounges with live entertainment most evenings, pool table and a TV/reading lounge
A conservatory which is the ideal setting for an afternoon tea
An indoor leisure complex boasting an indoor heated pool, sauna and mini gym
Beautifully appointed, en-suite bedrooms featuring television, hair dryer and refreshments tray