Only a short ride away, Bournemouth boasts around seven miles of golden sands and sparkling seas.  The vibrant cosmopolitan town has it all, a variety of attractions including shops, restaurants, bars, cafés, buzzing night-life, events, theatres and shows.  For those seeking a quieter, relaxing holiday, this resort has endless countryside with beautiful award-winning gardens, so is ideal for all ages.

The Ullswater Hotel

The Ullswater Hotel is a traditional family run hotel and is very close to the town centre, clifftop, beach and the pier which are within walking distance.  The hotel prides itself on their friendly staff, cleanliness and ensure customer service is their priority.  The hotel is well established in Bournemouth and provides high quality cuisine.  A warm and friendly welcome is guaranteed, in a relaxed informal atmosphere where the emphasis is on good personal service to ensure all guests have an enjoyable and memorable stay.  A lift serves all floors and WiFi is available throughout the building free of charge.  There is a snooker room and also a sun trap garden with tables and chairs.  All rooms are en-suite with either shower or bath, television and tea/coffee making facilities.



27th – 29th April 2018 3 days weekend break £169pp
17th – 23rd June 2018 7 days £409pp
27th – 29th July 2018 3 days weekend break £189pp
6th – 10th August 2018 5 days £345pp
16th – 22nd September 2018 5 days £409pp
23rd – 25th November 2018 3 days weekend break £169pp
3rd – 7th December 2018 5 days Turkey & Tinsel £249pp
23rd – 27th December 2018 5 day Christmas Tour – FULL BOARD £519pp

Price is per person on half board basis unless stated. Weekend breaks include Sunday lunch.

No single supplement on allocated singles.  Sea View supplement (per room) 2 nights £80, 4 nights £160, 6 nights £240

3 DAYS  – No Excursions – Sunday lunch is included before departure at approximately 4pm
5 DAYS – (February) Dorchester on market day – Lyndhurst & Lymington
5 DAYS – (August) Swanage & steam train to Corfe Castle – Jurassic coast drive
7 DAYS – Swanage – Scenic New Forest – Shaftesbury & Sherborne
5 DAYS – (Turkey & Tinsel) Salisbury Christmas market – Dorchester on market day
5 DAYS Christmas – Half day Poole – Boxing Day afternoon drive


The Cumberland Hotel

New for 2018 and for those who want to stay in a unique, boutique style hotel with a classy hint of opulence.  The Cumberland is the perfect hotel.  A comfortable, modern four star hotel, it is equipped to ensure your stay is as relaxing as possible and is said to be one of the best hotels in Bournemouth’s sea front with stunning ocean views.

14th – 18th May 2018 5 days deluxe tour £405pp
1st – 5th October 2018 5 days deluxe tour £389pp


Excursions include:- (deluxe tours) Scenic New Forest & Beaulieu Motor Museum – Blandford & Royal Signals Museums (photo ID required for entry) – Poole Harbour River cruise & Brownsea Island


Weymouth and the county of Dorset have some of the most outstanding natural beauty that the English countryside has to offer.  The spectacular heritage coast, dramatic cliffs and superb sandy beaches, historic market towns and ancient villages testify to the rich heritage of Dorset.  The glorious Weymouth Bay is one of the finest on the south coast and Weymouth’s 17th century harbour is steeped in history and offers a huge variety by way of nautical interest, from fishing boats and pleasure ferries to racing yachts and tall ships.  There are also plenty of pubs, restaurants and shops around the old harbour.

12th – 16th February 2018 5 days £235pp
19th – 23rd March 2018 5 days Mock Cruise Theme £299pp
25th – 29th June 2018 5 days £479pp
29th July – 4th August 7 days £469pp
24th – 28th September 2017 5 days £339pp
26th – 30th November  2018 5 days T&T £299pp
Price is per person on half board basis – no single supplement on allocated singles
Crown Hotel

The hotel is located in an extremely favourable position at the top of Weymouth’s town centre, next to the Town Bridge overlooking the historic fishing harbour, and just a few minutes’ walk from the picturesque Brewer’s Quay. Weymouth’s beautiful sandy beach is less than 5 minutes walk from the hotel. Hotel facilities include a first floor residents lounge, The Vaults Bar and Restaurant and a residents bar where there is nightly entertainment during the season. There is also a lift which serves all floors. All 86 non-smoking bedrooms have been recently refurbished and are now decorated to a very high standard for your comfort. Each bedroom offers an en-suite bathroom, colour television, tea and coffee making facilities and internal telephone.

Excursions include:- 
February & March  – Dorchester on market day – Bridport Jurassic Coast Scenic Drive
June & September  – Abbots bury Swannery & West Bay – Half Day Portland
July – Dorset Countryside – Swanage by steam train – Yeovilton Air Museum
November – Blandford Forum – Dorchester on Market Day