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.


15th – 17th March 2019 3 days weekend break £149pp
1st – 5th April 2019 5 day coastal break £249pp
5th – 12th April 2019 8 day coastal break £459pp
27th Sept – 4th Oct 2019 8 day coastal break £445pp
1st – 5th December 2019 5 days Turkey & Tinsel £279pp
30th Dec – 2nd January 2020 4 day New Year Break £389pp

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

No single supplement on allocated singles.  

3 DAYS  – No Excursions – Sunday lunch is included before departure at approximately 4pm
5 DAYS – (April) Full day New Forest Scenic Drive.  Hald day Christchurch
7 DAYS – (July & Sept) Full day Portland and Weymouth.  Full day New Forest scenic drive.  Half day Poole harbour cruise.  Half day Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum.
5 DAYS – (Turkey & Tinsel) Full day to Dorchester & Poole.  Half day Christchurch.
4 DAYS New Year – Half day Poole


Weymouth is a charming seaside town situated in a sheltered bay, its economy depends on its harbour situated halfway along the Jurassic Coast and is home to Channel Island Ferries, pleasure boats and private yachts.  Apart from its award winning sandy beach, Weymouth also offers visitors a historic harbour, restored Victorian Fort, RSPB nature reserves and museums amongst other attractions.  The town mixes both the old and new attractions harmoniously and is a wonderful holiday location.


4th – 8th February 2019 5 days £239pp
25th – 29th March 2019 5 days Mock Cruise Theme £299pp
27th – 31st  May 2019 5 days £345pp
28th July – 3rd August 2019 7 days £489pp
23rd – 27th September 2019 5 days £349pp
2nd – 6th December 2019 5 days Turkey & Tinsel £299pp
Price is per person on half board basis – no single supplement on allocated singles
Crown Hotel

The Crown Hotel is always very popular and is situated within easy walking distance of the main town and fantastic award winning sandy beaches not to mention Nothe Fort and Brewers Quay.  All 86 bedrooms are fully en-suite with colour television, tea and coffee making facilities and a lift serves all floors.  The hotel also provides nightly entertainment during the season and is renowned for a fabulous mock cruise themed break in March.

Excursions include:- 
February & March  – Dorchester & Bridport with scenic coastal drive.  Half day Portland.
May & September  – Full day Wareham and Swanage.  Half day Portland.
July – Full day to Monkey World with guided tour.  Full day coastal drive to Westby and Bridport.  Half day to Portland.
December – Full day Dorchester and scenic drive.  Half day Wareham.