The Isle Of Wight & Osborne House At Christmas
2020 - Wight Bay - 5 Days - (OM5507)
Great hotel location, fabulous festive food & entertainment all topped off with a visit to Victoria & Albert's Osborne House on Boxing Day!
Enjoy this fabulous Christmas holiday on the gorgeous Isle of Wight. This diamond shaped island is a UK gem and one of Queen Victoria’s favourite spots. It is also one of the sunniest and warmest places in the country, located just a few miles from the South Coast of England. No passport is needed for the short ferry crossing, and once you're on the Island everything is within easy reach. The Isle of Wight has over 60 miles of stunning coastal scenery, lively resorts and quaint villages combine with a friendliness and old-fashioned charm to make for a really memorable Christmas holiday.
We stay in the resort of Sandown with its miles of soft golden sands crowned by Sandown’s pleasure pier. Popular with tourists, Sandown is a 'bucket and spade' holiday destination with a lovely esplanade and a whole lot more.
This Christmas holiday is remarkably good value, considering that there's a ferry crossing included, festive food & an entertainment programme. On Christmas Eve we will go to Ryde and to the famous yachting town of Cowes. Boxing Day see us heading off to gorgeous Osborne House, beautifully decorated for the festive season.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Wight Bay Hotel
This hotel is situated just within 2 minute walk from the town centre, where there is direct access to the long sandy beach and scenic cliff top walks. Here at the Wight Bay Hotel they pride themselves on providing guests with everything they need to enjoy a fantastic stay. The modern facilities and beautiful rooms, coupled with a friendly team ensure that guests return year after year.
After joining the coach, we head south towards the Isle of Wight making a stop or two along the way for coffee/lunch. Join the ferry for the short crossing across to the Isle of Wight and then continue on to the delightful Wight Bay Hotel. Check in, unpack and relax before a delicious first dinner and some great festive entertainment.
Day 2 - 4
Enjoy tasty traditional English breakfasts daily along with free time to enjoy the lively resort of Sandown. Don't miss out on our INCLUDED excursions to Ryde, Cowes and of course our visit to Osborne House. There will be a full festive programme of meals and entertainment at the hotel including Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings!
After a final breakfast we say farewell to our hosts as we depart for home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break or two, we continue homewards getting back during the late afternoon.
Cowes (on Christmas Eve)
Cowes, famed for its professional sailing, stunning Victorian architecture and vibrant festival atmosphere is one of the most popular towns on the Isle of Wight to visit year round. There are stunning sea views over the Solent to the mainland beyond. Find a spot to sit and watch the world go by...
Ryde (on Christmas Eve)
The largest town on the island, Ryde has fine Georgian and Victorian buildings, shops, tea-rooms, pubs, restaurants, and a marina. The sea-wall promenade provides a popular walk, passing the Victorian watchtower on the way to Puckpool Park.
Osborne House (on Boxing Day)
Osborne House is the stunning seaside retreat of Queen Victoria that was also designed by Prince Albert. Recognised as her favourite spot in the world, here you can explore this sumptuous ltalianate villa and its beautiful grounds, preserved as it was when the Queen died here in 1901.
- Reserved coach travel throughout
- 4 nights hotel accommodation in a twin/double or single room
- 4 Full English breakfasts
- 4 Dinners
- Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
- Festive entertainment; Mince Pies; Afternoon Tea & Biscuits, Christmas cake and more!!
- Excursion to Ryde & Cowes
- Excursion to Osborne House with admission included
This tour picks up at the following points:
- Bristol Aztec West
- Cardiff Central
- Cardiff Gate
- Cardiff West
- Port Talbot
- Swansea Central
- Swansea West
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. We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please contact 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.
Limited number of singles without supplement - Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room.
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