Bournemouth – Dorset Cruise & Compton Acres
Fly direct from Belfast
Departing Sunday 24th September 2017
From £589 per person sharing
Explore Bournemouth and beyond, discover beautiful countryside and picturesque villages steeped in history and just waiting to be discovered. Stunningly located in a gorgeous sheltered bay on the south coast Bournemouth offers a wealth of attractions, history and heritage. Enjoy a cruise around Poole Harbour, past Millionaires Row, Brownsea Castle and the other islands of Poole, with a live commentary on everything of interest that you pass and a history of the local area. Visit to Compton Acres, recognised as one of the most important ornamental gardens in England and still acknowledged as one of the finest privately owned gardens. You will also journey along Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, a stunning World Heritage site, recording 185 million years of history in its rugged cliffs and Durdle Doors’ the famous rock archway.
- Return flights from Belfast City Airport to London Heathrow with Aer Lingus
- Airport taxes and security charges
- One piece of checked in 20kgs baggage
- Executive coaching throughout
- 4 nights’ accommodation at the 3* Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth (September)
- Tea/Coffee on arrival
- English breakfast and evening meals
- Dorset Cruise around Poole Harbour
- Entrance to Compton Acres
- Coastal tour of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast
- Free day in Bournemouth
- Use of the hotels leisure facilities
- Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager
Single Supplement – £100 per person
Note: Valid photographic ID is required for this tour
Flight times: (correct at the time of print)
Outward: 08.45 am – arrive 10.10 am
Return: 7.45 pm – arrive 9.05 pm
3* Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth
The CUMBERLAND™ Hotel Bournemouth has so much to offer. It’s home to VENTANA GRAND CAFÉ, a two rosette brasserie which has established itself as a firm favourite with locals and residents alike. Stepping out onto the Miami inspired poolside lido deck give you that feeling of being abroad with it’s green palms, turquoise pool and relaxing chill beds. Order a cocktail or afternoon tea in the Del Mar Lounge. Costa Coffee™ is served from the hotel bar and available to take away.
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Check in at Belfast City Airport for your flight to London Heathrow. On arrival, you will be transferred by coach to Windsor allowing you free time to enjoy before travelling onward to your hotel in Bournemouth with comfort stops en-route.
This morning after breakfast you will enjoy a 60 minute cruise around Poole Harbour, with commentary on everything of interest and the history of the local area. Later that afternoon you travel to Compton Acres where the gardens provide the perfect vantage point to reflect on your journey with spectacular views of the harbour and Old Harry Rocks. Relax as you wonder round the tranquil gardens, with plenty more scenic sights to behold before returning to your hotel.
After breakfast you have the day free at your leisure to explore the vibrant cosmopolitan town of Bournemouth.
Today you will enjoy a tour of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. You will visit the village of Corfe Castle for free time. Why not take a single journey on the Swanage Railway to the beautiful Dorset seaside resort of Swanage (payable locally) for free time before returning to your hotel.
After breakfast and checking out you have some free time to enjoy Bournemouth before you travel to London Heathrow to join your return flight to Belfast City Airport.
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Departing 24 Sep 2017
Adult prices from £589