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South Downs, Sussex & Portsmouth

South Downs, Sussex & Portsmouth

We spend time this week surrounded by the stunning landscape of the South Downs, Sussex and Portsmouth, enjoying time in quaint market towns, historic cities and looking over the surrounding area from the sky, as well as a chance for cream tea.

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SOUTH DOWNS, Sussex & Portsmouth

 

Quaint Market Towns & Historic Cities

 

21 – 25 April 2019

Sunday - Thursday

5 Days

from £358

 

We spend time this week surrounded by the stunning landscape of the South Downs, Sussex and Portsmouth, enjoying time in quaint market towns, historic cities and looking over the surrounding area from the sky, as well as a chance for cream tea.

 

Highlights

 

South Downs National Park   |   Petersfield    |   Chichester   |   Bognor Regis   |   Portsmouth   |   Spinnaker Tower

 

 

Day One

We depart from your home and travel to Hampshire arriving late afternoon at the Langstone Hotel, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

This morning we drive east heading into the South Downs National Park, we pass the famous Goodwood House heading through the town of Midhurst and then head west enjoying views of the beautiful woodlands and open grassy plains of the National Park.  We eventually reach Petersfield, a quaint market town where you can obtain lunch; the town has a variety of local shops as well as a museum and art gallery, well worth a visit.  Later we visit Stansted Park Garden Centre where we have a chance to explore the centre and look at its variety of flowers, gifts and other items; there is also a Farm Shop onsite as well as a Pavilion tearoom close by.

 

  

 

Day Three

Our day takes us east to the Cathedral City of Chichester, at the heart lies the Tudor Market Cross and Norman Cathedral surrounded by a host of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and a number of gallery’s.  You might catch sight of the famous Chichester Cathedral Peregrine Falcons, and see them nesting from the Webcam viewing point in the cafe. This afternoon we visit Bognor Regis for a short time, be sure to enjoy the towns parks & gardens.  Bognor hosts a delightful promenade and has a small pier for you to enjoy.

 

Day Four

We head a short distance to Portsmouth where we arrive at the Spinnaker Tower, the stunning 170 metre icon of the South Coast and Britain’s best viewing tower.  You receive a voucher for a Cream Tea here which you can use at any point in our day in Portsmouth.  The rest of the day in Portsmouth is yours, perhaps visit the Historic Dockyard, home of ‘Victory’ and ‘Mary Rose’, visit the delightful cathedral or maybe enjoy a stroll along the seafront.

 

 

Day Five

This morning after breakfast we say goodbye and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          Admission Spinnaker Tower

·          Cream tea voucher for Spinnaker Tower.

 

LANGSTONE HOTEL

The Langstone hotel is a stunningly individualistic hotel situated on the south coast between Portsmouth and Chichester on the northern shore of Hayling Island overlooking Langstone Water.  Hotel facilities include Lifestyle Health & Leisure Club with pool, sauna, jacuzzi and gym.  Bedrooms tastefully decorated complete with hospitality tray, satellite TV, radio, telephone & hairdryer.

 

DAY ONE

Begin your holiday with our exclusive door to door pick-up service, travel to Hampshire arriving late afternoon at the Langstone Hotel, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

This morning we drive east heading into the South Downs National Park, we pass the famous Goodwood House heading through the town of Midhurst and then head west enjoying views of the beautiful woodlands and open grassy plains of the National Park. We eventually reach Petersfield, a quaint market town where you can obtain lunch, the town has a variety of local shops as well as a museum and art gallery, well worth a visit. Later we visit Stansted Park Garden Centre where we have a chance to explore the centre and look at its variety of flowers, gifts and other items, there is also a Farm shop onsite as well as a Pavilion tearoom close by.

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DAY THREE

Our day takes us east to the Cathedral City of Chichester, at the heart lies the Tudor Market Cross and Norman cathedral surrounded by a host of independent shops, restaurants, cafes and a number of gallery's. This afternoon we visit Bognor Regis for a short time, be sure to enjoy the towns parks & gardens. Bognor hosts a delightful promenade and has a small pier for you to enjoy.

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DAY FOUR

We head a short distance to Portsmouth where we arrive at the Spinnaker Tower, the stunning 170 metre icon of the South Coast and Britain's best viewing tower. You receive a voucher for a Cream Tea here which you can use at any point in our day in Portsmouth. The rest of the day is yours in Portsmouth, perhaps visit the Historic Dockyard, home of 'Victory' and 'Mary Rose', visit the delightful cathedral or maybe enjoy a stroll along the seafront.

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DAY FIVE

This morning after breakfast we must sadly bid goodbye and begin our journey home with comfort stops enroute.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

LANGSTONE HOTEL

The Langstone hotel is a stunningly individualistic hotel situated on the south coast between Portsmouth and Chichester on the northern shore of Hayling Island overlooking Langstone Water.  Hotel facilities include Lifestyle Health & Leisure Club with pool, sauna, jacuzzi and gym.  Bedrooms tastefully decorated complete with hospitality tray, satellite TV, radio, telephone & hairdryer.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Admission Spinnaker Tower

Cream tea voucher for Spinnaker Tower

 

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.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Chester Services M56 Chester Services on M56
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Garden City Garden City , Amontola Restaurant
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
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