Day 1: We will make our way to our hotel in Bournemouth and should arrive early enough for free time in Bournemouth before our evening meal.
Day 2: This morning, we will make our way to Poole Harbour to embark on a 1 hour boat cruise down the Jurassic coast to the Victorian pier and the beautiful traditional seaside resort of Swanage. We will have time ashore to explore Swanage before sailing back to Poole. We will make our way back to Bournemouth where you can relax before dinner.
Day 3: Today we go to the Isle of Wight where we will enjoy a scenic tour including a visit to the Needles, where you will experience a delightful trip from the top of the Alum Bay cliffs down to the beach below. With spectacular views of the picturesque Needles Rocks and lighthouse as well as the multi-coloured sand cliffs of Alum Bay and the stunning turquoise waters beyond you will be in for a real treat.
Day 4: After breakfast we will travel through the New Forest and make our way to Beaulieu. With a stately home, a world famous motor museum and a 13th century abbey surrounded by picturesque gardens, there are over 800 years of heritage to be seen at this well established and group friendly venue. Palace House, which is a fantastic example of a Victorian gothic styled country home. Other attractions include a Secret Army Exhibition, World of Top Gear, On Screen Cars, a monorail and veteran bus, grounds and gardens with a Victorian kitchen garden and a Millpond Walk to enjoy. The National Motor Museum houses over 250 vehicles telling the story of motoring in Britain from its pioneering origins to the present day.
Day 5: After breakfast we begin our journey home.