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Bournemouth Turkey & Tinsel

3* Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel

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Bournemouth Turkey & Tinsel


Get in the festive spirit with your stay at the 4* Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel. We visit the pretty harbour town of Poole where we enjoy a festive harbour cruise, spend the day at leisure in Bournemouth where you can visit the Christmas market and annual Christmas Tree Wonderland, not to mention catching up on last minute Christmas shopping. We visit Kingston Lacy (NT), a lavish family home built to resemble a Venetian Palace, which will be dressed for Christmas, and finish up the holiday with a visit to Winchester Christmas Markets on our return.



Monday 2 December 2024

5 Days

£485 per person sharing a twin/double room

£100 single supplement (double/twin for sole occupancy)

£18 NT Member Discount

Home pick up/set down from £40 per person

Front seat supplement £12.50 for the duration of the tour


Price includes:

All coach travel


4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Poole Festive Harbour Cruise

Admission to Kingston Lacy

Day 1

We depart the local area and make a stop for lunch before arriving at The 4* Mercure Bournemouth Queen's Hotel mid-afternoon, ready to settle in and get acquainted with the facilities on site.


Day 2

Today we travel along the coast to the pretty harbour town of Poole, famous for its pottery, where we enjoy a heated festive harbour cruise. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie as you set off around Europe's largest natural harbour. Cruising closely to Brownsea Island, Sandbanks and the beautiful beaches surrounding the island. With live commentary from the captain, you're guaranteed to not miss a thing.

D, B

Day 3

Today we enjoy a day at leisure in Bournemouth. Visit the Christmas Market where you will find your favourite festive foods & local craftsmen answering all your Christmas shopping needs. Experience the magical spectacle of the Christmas Tree Wonderland, with over 100 glittering trees and illuminations lighting your path from the Market all the way down to the seafront.

D, B

Day 4

Today we visit Kingston Lacy (NT), a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. There's plenty to see from grand, beautifully detailed carvings, to intimate family souvenirs and even strange curiosities such as an 'I owe you' note from a king. The house will be dressed for Christmas (theme to be announced)

D, B

Day 5

We depart the hotel after a leisurely breakfast and make our way to the Winchester Christmas Market. The pretty wooden chalets are situated in the Cathedral's historic Close surrounding an open-air real ice rink. All the exhibitors have been hand-picked for their interesting, high quality and unique products, many of which can't be bought on the high street. We return home mid-afternoon.


D=Dinner, B=Breakfast

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

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Name Address
Baldock Market Place N/S BALDOCK Bus Stop D next to Comm Centre
Opposite Taxi Rank/Next to Carriage House Flats
Buntingford The Crown PH BUNTINGFORD The Crown PH Bus Stop
Cambridge Trumpington P&R TRUMPINGTON Park and Ride
Centre Lane Coach Bays 5-7
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14 HARLOW Bus Station Stop 14
Hitchin S St Marys Sq HITCHIN St Mary's Square. Stop M Opposite Car Park
Letchworth Station Rd S LETCHWORTH Bus Stop C, Station Rd next to Arcade
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop S NEWPORT ESSEX High St - Bus Stop before Station Rd
Near R & R Saggers shop
Royston Bus Station ROYSTON Bus Station
Saffron Walden High St S SAFFRON WALDEN High St Bus Stop Southbound
(previously Goddards)
Sawbridgeworth White L. S SAWBRIDGEWORTH White Lion Bus Stop
Bus Stop outside Budgens before White Lion
South Mimms South Mimms Services, Coach Bays
Stansted Mountfit Har S STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET Three Colts/Hargrave Cls
Bus Stop (Petrol Station side)
Stevenage Bus Station L STEVENAGE Bus Station Bus Stop L
Lytton Way Southbound under walkway opp station

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