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Gorgeous Gardens,Fabulous Forest & Discovering Gin

Exbury Gardens

This tour takes in the pleasure of Hampshire and its quaint towns as well as a tasting and tour of the famous Bombay Sapphire Distillery.

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GORGEOUS GARDENS, FABULOUS FOREST &  DISCOVERING GIN

 

30 August - 3 September 2020

Sunday - Thursday

5 Days

From £479

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Winchester   |   Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery   |   Lyndhurst   |   Exbury Gardens   |   Narrow Gauge Steam Railway Journey   |   Petersfield   |  Portsmouth

 

This tour takes in the pleasure of Hampshire and its quaint towns as well as a tasting and tour of the famous Bombay Sapphire Distillery, we also enjoy a day in Winchester, Portsmouth and a relaxing visit to the gorgeous gardens at Exbury on the Edge of the New Forest.

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to Hampshire with comfort stops enroute.  Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

This morning we enjoy a drive to the historic town of Winchester, time at leisure in order that you can explore and perhaps visit the city’s Cathedral.  Later we visit the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery for their ‘Self Discovery Experience’.  This includes a 15 minute guided tour throughout the Still House and complimentary drink in the Mill Bar.   The experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and the beautiful historic distillery.  The Bombay Sapphire Experience is in a working distillery and passengers must wear suitable footwear e.g. no open-toed shoes or high heels.

 

DAY THREE

Today we head to the town of Lyndhurst, known as the capital of The New Forest since the times of William the conqueror, Lyndhurst offers a wide range of shops, cosy tea rooms, old world pubs and cafes.  Later, we travel to the market town of Lymington, in the south of the New Forest, here we have a chance to enjoy lunch and spend some time exploring at your own pace.  In the afternoon we continue through the stunning New Forest arriving at Exbury Gardens, a spectacular 200-acre woodland garden famous for the Rothschild collection of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.  We also get to experience the sights and sounds of a working narrow-gauge steam railway, witness the turnstile in action and marvel at the attention to details on our replica train station before boarding.

 

DAY FOUR

Our day begins with a ride through the South Downs, reaching the market-town of Petersfield where we can enjoy a stop in the heart of the National Park.  The town has a variety of local shops as well as a museum, Psychic Garden and art gallery, it is also market day!  We continue later to the coast where the rest of the day is yours in the maritime city of Portsmouth, perhaps visit the Historic Dockyard, home of ‘Victory’ and ‘Mary Rose’ or visit the lovely Cathedral.

 

DAY FIVE

This morning we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Admission Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway

  • Admission Sapphire Distillery ‘Self Discovery Experience’.

 

NORTON PARK HOTEL, Winchester

The Norton Park hotel is located within 54 acres of parkland and only 12 miles from Winchester.  Hotel facilities include indoor pool, sauna and gym, bedrooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

 

 

DAY ONE

Commence with our home pick-up service, join your tour coach and travel to Hampshire with comfort stops enroute. Arriving at your hotel late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

This morning we enjoy a drive to the historic town of Winchester, time at leisure in order that you can explore and perhaps visit the city's cathedral. Later we visit the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery for their 'Self Discovery Experience'. This includes a 15 minute guided tour throughout the Still House and complimentary drink in the Mill Bar. The experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and the beautiful historic distillery. The Bombay Sapphire Experience is in a working distillery and passengers must wear suitable footwear e.g. no open-toed shoes or high heels.

B, D

DAY THREE

Today we head to the town of Lyndhurst, known as the capital of The New Forest since the times of William the conqueror, Lyndhurst offers a wide range of shops, cosy tea rooms, old world pubs and cafes. Later, we travel to the market town of Lymington, in the south of the New Forest, here we have a chance to enjoy lunch and spend some time exploring at your own pace. In the afternoon we continue through the stunning New Forest arriving at Exbury Gardens, a spectacular 200-acre woodland garden famous for the Rothschild collection of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias. We also get to experience the sights and sounds of a working narrow-gauge steam railway, witness the turnstile in action and marvel at the attention to details on our replica train station before boarding.

B, D

DAY FOUR

Our day begins with a ride through the South Downs, reaching the market-town of Petersfield where we can enjoy a stop in the heart of the National Park. The town has a variety of local shops as well as a museum, Psychic Garden and art gallery, it is also market day! We continue later to the coast where the rest of the day is your in the maritime city of Portsmouth, perhaps visit the Historic Dockyard, home of 'Victory' and 'Mary Rose' or visit the lovely cathedral.

B, D

DAY FIVE

Sadly, this morning we depart our hotel and begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

NORTON PARK HOTEL, Winchester

The Norton Park hotel is located within 54 acres of parkland and only 12 miles from Winchester.  Hotel facilities include indoor pool, sauna and gym, bedrooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Admission Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway

Admission Sapphire Distillery ‘Self Discovery Experience’

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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