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Royal Historic South Coast

Osborne House on the Isle of Wight

4* Langstone Quays Resort, Portsmouth.Painshill Park, Stansted Park, Chichester, Portsmouth Isle of Wight & Osbourne House

Royal Historic South Coast


We stay at the 4* Langstone Quays Resort on Hayling Island. We visit award winning 18th centuary Painshill Park, take a guided tour of historic Stansted Park and spend time at leisure in Chichester. Enjoy a day trip to the Isle of Wight with a visit to Osborne House and spend time at leisure in Portsmouth, where you can visit the historic dockyard.



MOnday 20 September 2021

5 Days

£495 per person sharing a twin/double room

£60 single supplement

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 & Ferry Crossings


4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Admission to Painshill Park

Guided Tour of Stansted Park

Admission to Osbourne House



Please note this is a different itinerary to the Royal Historic South Coast which was due to depart on 10 May 2021

Mon 20 September

Departing the local area we make our way south with a stop at Painshill is a beautiful award-winning 18th century landscape garden. The 158acre estate has something for everyone, created by the Hon. Charles Hamilton between 1738 and 1773, after he was inspired by landscape painting, it is a living canvas full of stunning views and dramatically placed garden buildings. We arrive at our hotel the 4* Langstone Quays, Hayling Island resort in time for dinner.


Tue 21 September

This morning we visit Stansted Park which stands in 1800 acres of extraordinary landscaped parkland and ancient forest. The earliest records of inhabitants on the estate date back to medieval times when the grounds were used for hunting and royalty frequented the Park. King Henry II, Richard the Lionheart and King John have all been known to have visited the forest.
We enjoy a guided tour of the house where we explore the state rooms that are furnished as though the 10th Earl was still at home, giving you a real sense of a bygone era, including the extensive Servants' Quarters below stairs.
This afternoon, we spend time at leisure in Chichester with time to explore this Roman city and its attractions.

D, B

Wed 22 September

After breakfast we travel to Portsmouth where we spend time at leisure.
Your can visit the historic dockyard and explore Henry VIII's favourite ship Mary Rose, Nelson's HMS Victory and Queen Victoria's HMS Warrior. Visit Gunwharf Quays shopping centre and ascend to the top of the 170 metre Emirates Spinnaker Tower to see the views from miles around, and enjoy a coffee in the clouds.

D, B

Thu 23 September

This morning we board the ferry and travel to the Isle of Wight. We visit Osborne house which was the home of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert. Ornate furnishings and artefacts from The Royal Collection fill rooms and corridors where Victoria entertained heads of state, inventors, princes and princesses and ruled the vast British Empire.

D, B

Frii 24 September

We depart The Langstone Quays Resort and with a stop on route return home mid-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 Times
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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