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Bournemouth With Cream Tea & Talk At Highcliffe 2021

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI3761

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

2021 - Britannia Hotel Bournemouth - 5 Days - (CU5ABB)

Join us on an exciting trip to Bournemouth with cream tea at Highcliffe Castle!

Hotel in a great location with leisure facilities and evening entertainment

Bournemouth is famous for its golden sand, sea views, tropical gardens, outdoor adventure and tons of festivals and events. So, if you’re a beach loving, water splashing, Victorian architecture, riviera seeking, show stopping kind of people, then Bournemouth is the place for you. Sit back, relax and enjoy some spectacular excursions on this leisurely tour to the south coast. Our hotel is centrally located and offers great leisure facilities including its own pool* and there will be lively evening entertainment for you to enjoy too.

Our INCLUDED excursion programme has been designed to showcase some of the very best that this region has to offer. We will visit Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck and enjoy cream tea at Highcliffe Castle. Of course, there will be time to enjoy Bournemouth too. Remember to bring your camera! 

* Small local charge applies

PRICE FROM ? £239 per person
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Britannia Hotel Bournemouth

The Britannia Hotel Bournemouth has its own garden and terrace and is ideally situated close to the striking East Cliff beach and Bournemouth town centre. The hotel features a light and spacious ground floor restaurant, providing an informal and relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy a meal. The lounge bar is open all day and offers light bites, snacks and cream teas until 9pm. There is also a health club at the hotel which features an indoor pool, spa bath and sauna (additional charge) whilst the hotel’s bedrooms are all well-furnished and equipped as you would expect. The hotel also has a lift.


Day 1

After joining the coach at one of our convenient local pick-up points, we head directly with no interchanges to the south coast and beautiful Bournemouth with convenient coffee/lunch stops en route. We expect to arrive at our hotel in the late afternoon. Time then to relax, unpack and get ready for a delicious dinner and evening entertainment.

Days 2 - 4

Enjoy hearty traditional English breakfasts every morning along with some free time for you to explore Bournemouth on your own. Make sure that you join us on our INCLUDED excursions to Swanage, the Isle of Purbeck and of course Highcliffe Castle - with a cream tea thrown in. Return to the hotel every evening for more great food at dinner and some great entertainment (most nights) 

Day 5

After a final tasty breakfast, we make our way home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break, we continue homewards. 


Cream Tea at Highcliffe Castle with talk

Tuck into a delicious cream tea at the wonderful Highcliffe Castle with spectacular views of the castle itself. The castle is an important example of Romantic and Picturesque architecture, and is a Grade I listed building. There will also be a talk about the castle and grounds, sharing information about the history of the castle and its importance in the area. 

Isle of Purbeck & Swanage

The Isle of Purbeck is a peninsula, a sixty square mile of land jutting into the English Channel. The chalk rocks can be dated to the Cretaceous period as it is part of the Jurassic Coast, and there are also a number of Iron Age, Roman and Saxon archaeological sites on the Isle of Purbeck. The absence of farming on the peninsula as also made it a wildlife haven and the mix of natural attractions has made the popular with visitors for many years.

Situated on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, and a gateway town for exploring the Jurassic Coast, the fun family resort of Swanage is an ideal place to visit. The gently sloping, golden sand and clear unpolluted water of Swanage Beach and Bay are just some of the great reasons that it has been awarded a Blue Flag and Seaside Award. This resort also benefits from some of the south coast’s best weather throughout the year, which is lucky because there is so much to explore and do from Durlston Castle and Country Park with its spectacular clifftop walks through to Swanage Pier and the town’s very own heritage trail. 


  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Cream tea and talk at Highcliffe Castle
  • Excursion to Isle of Purbeck & Swanage 


This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Llanelli
  • Gorseinon
  • Swansea West
  • Morriston
  • Swansea Central
  • Neath
  • Port Talbot
  • Pyle
  • Sarn
  • Skewen
  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff West
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Gate
  • Newport

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

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Important Notes

Important Notes


Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.


Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.

We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.


It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.

Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements. 

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