A brand new tour for 2021! We spend 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.
This stunningly individualistic hotel is situated on the south coast between Portsmouth and Chichester and overlooks picturesque Langstone Water. Hotel facilities include a leisure club with a swimming pool, sauna and Jacuzzi. All bedrooms are ensuite with a TV, radio, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. A lift serves the hotel.
Sunday Our door to door service takes you to the waiting Club Class coach for the drive south to Hampshire. Arriving late afternoon, we enjoy tea or coffee and biscuits followed by time to settle in before dinner.
Monday This morning we drive east, venturing into the South Downs National Park. We pass the famous Goodwood House, as we make our way through the town of Midhurst. Heading west we enjoy views of the beautiful woodlands and open grassy plains of the National Park. We reach the quaint market town of Petersfield, where we make a lunch stop. The town has a variety of local shops, as well as a museum and art gallery, which is well worth a visit. This afternoon, we visit Stansted Park Garden Centre where we have a chance to explore and shop its variety of flowers, gifts and other items. There is also a farm shop and café on site, as well as a Pavilion Tearoom very close by. We return to the hotel for time to relax before dinner.
Tuesday Our day takes us east to the cathedral city of Chichester. At the heart of the city lies the Tudor Market Cross and Norman Cathedral surrounded by a host of independent shops, restaurants, pavement cafes and a number of galleries. This afternoon we then visit Bognor Regis for a short time, be sure to visit the towns many parks and gardens, or just relax at one of the towns cafes or public houses. The town also hosts a delightful promenade and a small pier. After time to discover this picturesque seaside resort we back our way back to our hotel.
Wednesday After breakfast, we make the short drive to Portsmouth, arriving at the Emirates Spinnaker Tower. This stunning 170 metre icon of the South Coast and Britain’s best viewing tower offers breath-taking panoramic views of Portsmouth’s harbour and skyline. Here you will receive a voucher for cream tea, which can be used at any point during the day. Afterwards, the rest of the day is yours to explore, perhaps visit the Historic Dockyard, home of ‘Victory’ and ‘Mary Rose’, visit the lovely cathedral or just relax and watch the ships come and go.
Thursday After breakfast we bid farewell to Hampshire and begin our homeward journey.
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