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3* Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa, Bournemouth: Poole Harbour Cruise, New Forest National Park, Exbury Gardens & Athelhampton



The Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa is a charming seaside destination, only minutes’ walk from seven miles of award winning sandy beaches and close to the vibrant café society of Bournemouth. Decorated in a modern, rustic beach style with onsite Day Spa and Italian Café, this new concept Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to stay while visiting Bournemouth. Highlights include a visit to Poole with a cruise through the the south coast most iconic harbour, scenic drive through the New Forest National Park & a visit to Athelhampton.



Monday 28 March 2022

5 Days

£425 per person sharing a twin/double room

Limited single rooms at no supplement

Home to home pick up/set down from £25 per person

Front seat supplement £12.50 for the duration of the tour



Price includes:

All coach travel


4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Poole Harbour Cruise

Admission to Exbury Gardens

Admission to Athelhampton



Monday 28 March

We depart the local area and make a stop for lunch before arriving at The Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa mid-afternoon ready to settle in and get acquainted with the facilities on site.


Tuesday 29 March

Today we travel along the coast to the pretty harbour town of Poole famous for its pottery. We include a boat trip with on-board commentary included, it's a truly wonderful cruise taking in the south coast's most iconic Harbour. We return to Bournemouth for the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

D, B

Wednesday 30 March

Today we enjoy a scenic drive through the New Forest National Park and enjoy a visit to Exbury gardens to enjoy the spring bulbs.

D, B

Thursday 31 March

Today we will visit Athelhampton, explore the 500-year-old house and find out about the history and the Hardy connection with their new short film 'Hardy at Athelhampton'. The Great Hall built in 1485 remains greatly unchanged with a mainly original hammer-beam roof, carved stonework, stained glass and other details. Stroll through the beautiful The Elizabethan gardens and explore the beautifully restored Kitchen Gardens.

D, B

Friday 1 April

We depart the hotel after a leisurely breakfast and return home with a lunch stop on route, arriving back late afternoon.


D=Dinner, B=Breakfast

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note some pick up points may not be served on all departure dates.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note some pick up points may not be served on all departure dates.

Name Address Contact Details
Baldock Market Place N/S BALDOCK Bus Shelter, Bus Stop next to Comm Centre
Bishops Stortford Dane St BISHOP'S STD DANE ST BUS STOP K
Opposite Elements Home & Garden
Buntingford The Crown PH BUNTINGFORD The Crown PH Bus Stop
Cambridge Trumpington P&R TRUMPINGTON Park and Ride
Centre Lane Coach Bays 5-7
Great Shelford S GT SHELFORD Ldn Rd/Station Rd Bus Stop Southbound
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14 HARLOW Bus Station Stop 14
HERTFORD - Tesco Stop 12 HERTFORD - Mill Road Tesco Bus Stop 12
Hitchin S HITCHIN St Mary's Square. Opposite Car Park
HODDESDON - Clock Tower HODDESDON - Clock Tower - Amwell St Bus Stop B
Letchworth Station Rd S LETCHWORTH Bus Stop, Station Road next to Arcade
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop S NEWPORT ESSEX High St - Bus Stop before Station Rd
Near R & R Saggers shop
Royston Bus Station ROYSTON Bus Station
Saffron Walden High St S SAFFRON WALDEN High St Bus Stop By Goddards Elect
Sawbridgeworth White L. S SAWBRIDGEWORTH White Lion Bus Stop
Bus Stop outside Budgens before White Lion
Sawston War Memorial S SAWSTON Next to War Memorial Bus Stop
South Mimms South Mimms Services, Coach Bays
Stansted Mountfit Har S STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET Three Colts/Hargrave Cls
Bus Stop (BP Petrol Station)
Stevenage Danestrete K STEVENAGE Danestrete Excursions Bus Stop K
WARE - Station Rd WARE - Station Road Bus Stop F

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