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Christmas In Hampshire

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TJUS8997

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

Festive 2022

PRICE FROM ? £429 per person
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Description

Celebrate Christmas in Hampshire which offers the perfect blend of city, coast and countryside. Experience the golden age of steam on the heritage Isle of Wight Steam railway, explore the idyllic New Forest and enjoy the traditional atmosphere of the seaside resort of Bournemouth.

Itinerary

23rd December

After joining the coach, we make our way to our hotel and check in.

Christmas Eve 

Our day begins with a trip to the seaside as we visit the traditional resort of Bournemouth. Boasting seven miles of golden sands and a historic pier, this is the perfect place for a stroll to blow away the cobwebs!  

Later, we travel back to the hotel via the idyllic New Forest, England’s smallest National Park, famous for its tranquil ambience and free roaming ponies. We stop en-route in the pretty village of Brockenhurst with its olde-worlde charm, independent shops and quaint cafés. 

In the evening, attend Midnight Mass at a local church if you wish (taxi transfer not included) before enjoying mulled wine and mince pies back at the hotel.

 


Christmas Day

Christmas Day is a lovely day of celebration as our hotel provides a hearty Christmas lunch with all the trimmings followed by Christmas cake, tea and coffee plus a light buffet dinner in the evening.

 

Boxing Day – The Isle of Wight Steam Train

Today we take a ferry across the Solent to the Isle of Wight, where we can soak up the sights and sounds aboard a beautifully restored Victorian steam train. Keep an eye out for red squirrel and dear as we pass through idyllic forests and ancient woodland.

 

27th December

After breakfast, we check out of our hotel and head for home. 

JG3

Hotels with a JG3 rating tend to be a more formal style of hotel, often part of a hotel chain, with a greater range of facilities and services. Bedrooms are a little more spacious and have additional features. Public areas are larger and include lounge seating, a bar and restaurant with good quality food served either buffet style or with waiter service.

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  • 4 nights at the Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club near Southampton with dinner & breakfast. Christmas Day includes breakfast, a traditional Christmas lunch and a light evening buffet
  • Welcome drink
  • After-dinner tea and coffee
  • Light entertainment every evening
  • Excursion to Bournemouth & the New Forest (Brockenhurst)
  • Heritage train journey on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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  • 4 nights at the Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club near Southampton with dinner & breakfast. Christmas Day includes breakfast, a traditional Christmas lunch and a light evening buffet
  • Light entertainment every evening
  • Excursion to Bournemouth & the New Forest (Brockenhurst)
  • Heritage train journey on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

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Accommodation

Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club

The Meon Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club is set in 225 acres of landscaped grounds near Southampton with two championship golf courses. The hotel features two bars, two restaurants plus elegant rooms with tea and coffee-making facilities and a flat-screen TV. Leisure facilities include an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and gym (small charge applies).

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