This wonderful holiday of contrasts is based in breathtaking Bournemouth where you’ll find seven miles of golden beaches, two piers and acres of parks and gardens. Out and about we spend a day at captivating Beaulieu where attractions range from a car museum to beautiful gardens and a gothic mansion. Rated one of the South of England’s top days out there’s definitely something for everyone. We also explore the lush New Forest, home to the famous ponies and enchanting little towns with traditional tearooms and intriguing antique shops.
You’ll be spoilt for choice with the diverse range of attractions here including the National Motor Museum, a gothic Victorian country house, Beaulieu Abbey, gorgeous gardens, veteran bus rides, the World of Top Gear and the Secret Army Exhibition.
The New Forest: Brockenhurst & Lyndhurst
Soak up the olde worlde charm of Brockenhurst and don’t be too surprised to see ponies and donkeys wandering around its pretty streets! Historic Lyndhurst is where you’ll find antique shops, old-fashioned tearooms and ancient dwellings.
A day at leisure to explore Bournemouth or enjoy your hotel’s fabulous facilities. Relax by the pool, chill out on the beach, visit the Grade I listed St Peter’s Church or stroll through one of the many parks such as Alum Chine where you’ll find award winning tropical gardens by the sea.
This divine Victorian style hotel stands in mature gardens and is only a two minute stroll from the sandy beach. The tempting restaurant benefits from lovely sea views and there are both indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
For departures from Scotland (Glenton)
Where advertised our door to door service is available to customers living within ten miles of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and Hamilton. On our AIR & CRUISE holidays we offer an extended service with a radius of 35 miles from the listed points, for departures from Scottish ports and airports. Please call 08000 24 24 24 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
For departures from England (Glenton Palmer)
Our much-loved free Door to Door service is available on all Glenton Palmer Select coach tours of four days or longer and many of our AIR & CRUISE holidays. Available to customers living in the collection area. Please click here to view maps of the pick up areas. Please call 01924 895 849 to check if you are eligable for our Door to Door service.
A home collection may still be available from outside these areas but a supplement will apply.
Where advertised this free service it may be necessary to share your vehicle with other passengers on your tour. The pick-up will be at the address of the lead name on your booking. Additional pick-ups may be requested at a supplement of £20 per person. You will be driven from your home to a coach pick-up point and, on occasion, you may have to transfer to another vehicle before boarding the coach. Unfortunately, for operational and administrative reasons, Door to Door service may not be available for bookings made within 21 days of departure.