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Southern Counties Explorer

Chiltern Hills

This tour showcases the best of the Southern Counties, included are a variety of carefully selected excursions including a heritage railway journey, vineyard visit which will undoubtedly suit all tastes.

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SOUTHERN COUNTIES EXPLORER

 

30 April - 1 May 2020

Thursday - Monday

5 Days

From £449

 

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS

 

Denbies Vineyard   |   Polesdeon Lacey   |   Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway   |   Henley-on-Thames   |   Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre   |   Portsmouth

 

This tour showcases the best of the Southern Counties, included are a variety of carefully selected excursions including a heritage railway journey, vineyard visit which will undoubtedly suit all tastes.

 

DAY ONE

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

 

DAY TWO

Denbies Vineyard is today’s first stop for a vineyard train tour with a glass of bubbly.   The tour with commentary takes visitors at a leisurely pace to some of the most beautiful viewing points in the vineyard and the North Downs.  We then go on to the honeymoon spot of the late Queen Mother and future King George VI, the National Trust’s Edwardian retreat, Polesdon Lacey, highlights include the glittering Gold Room and the extensive collection of art and ceramics ranging from the world famous Dutch Old Masters to sparkling Faberge objects, the gardens offer something for every season.

 

DAY THREE

We head north this morning to Chinnor and a ride on the award winning Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway.  Travel along the foot of the Chiltern Hills and pass attractive countryside with some outstanding views across the Vale of Whiteleaf; enjoy free time this afternoon in the pretty town of Henley-on-Thames.

 

DAY FOUR

The Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre provides this morning’s fascinating excursion.  Home to traditional craftspeople, the museum is dedicated to the industrial heritage of the south east.  The 36 acre site is set in the heart of the South Downs National Park and can be explored using the narrow-gauge railway or vintage bus.  Afternoon at leisure in Portsmouth.

 

DAY FIVE

This morning after a leisurely breakfast we begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Denbies Vineyard Train Tour with glass of bubbly

  • Admission Polesdon Lacey

  • Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

  • Admission Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre.

 

HAMPSHIRE COURT HOTEL, Basingstoke

The Hampshire Court Hotel is situated on the outskirts of Basingstoke, hotel facilities include indoor pool and leisure club, a welcoming restaurant and separate bar and lounge.   Accommodation offers a range of smart comfortable and stylish bedrooms complete with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

 

 

DAY ONE

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

D

DAY TWO

Denbies Vineyard is today's first stop for a vineyard train tour with a glass of bubbly. The tour with commentary takes visitors at a leisurely pace to some of the most beautiful viewing points in the vineyard and the North Downs. We then go on to the honeymoon spot of the late Queen Mother and future King George VI, the National Trust's Edwardian retreat, Polesdon Lacey, highlights include the glittering Gold Room and the extensive collection of art and ceramics ranging from the world famous Dutch Old Masters to sparkling Faberge objects, the gardens offer something for every season.

B, D

DAY THREE

We head north this morning to Chinnor and a ride on the award winning Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway. Travel along the foot of the Chiltern Hills and pass attractive countryside with some outstanding views across the Vale of Whiteleaf; enjoy free time this afternoon in the pretty town of Henley-on-Thames.

B, D

DAY FOUR

The Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre provides this mornings fascinating excursion. Home to traditional craftspeople, the museum is dedicated to the industrial heritage of the south east. The 36-acre site is set in the heart of the South Downs National Park and can be explored using the narrow-gauge railway or vintage bus. Afternoon at leisure in Portsmouth.

B, D

DAY FIVE

This morning after a leisurely breakfast we begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

HAMPSHIRE COURT HOTEL, Basingstoke

The Hampshire Court Hotel is situated on the outskirts of Basingstoke, hotel facilities include indoor pool and leisure club, a welcoming restaurant and separate bar and lounge.   Accommodation offers a range of smart comfortable and stylish bedrooms complete with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities, the hotel also has a lift.

 

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Denbies Vineyard Train Tour with glass of bubbly

Admission Polesdon Lacey

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Admission Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

 

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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Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
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Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
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