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New Forest in Spring

Monday 24th to Friday 28th April 2023 - The New Forest is truly spectacular in the Spring. Holiday includes a heavy horse wagon ride, visits to Lymington and Brockenhurst and a trip to Exbury Gardens. From £615pp.

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Beaulieu Inn, Brockenhurst***   

This beautiful hotel offers clean, contemporary, cosy interiors – think natural plaids, nature-inspired bedrooms, cosy nooks in which to take coffee, breath-taking views – nowhere gets you closer to the real New Forest. All en-suite bedrooms are delightfully decorated and include, flat screen TVs, free WiFi and tea and coffee making facilities. There is an indoor swimming pool and steam room at the hotel and the hotel offers a lift to rooms.

 

Your holiday includes:

  • 4 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast

  • Visit to Exbury Gardens including a ride on the narrow-guage railway

  • New Forest heavy horse wagon ride

  • Visit to Lyndhurst and Brockhurst

  • Entrance to Buckler's Hard and a cruise on the River Beaulieu

  • Visit to Lymington

  • Free time in Lyme Regis and Dorchester

  • Travel by Tally Ho! Pullman coach

  • Accompanied by our Tour Manager

 

£615 per person based on two sharing twin/double standard room. Single supplement £69pp.

Monday 24th April

We make our way to the beautiful new Forest stopping in Dorset's county town of Dorchester on route. Enjoy some free time before arriving at our hotel with time to settle in and relax before dinner.

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Tuesday 25th April

After a full English breakfast, we travel to beautiful Exbury Gardens. Renowned for Spring colour, set apart from other gardens by the world-famous collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, there are also spectacular displays of camelias, magnolias and a Daffodil Meadow. Enjoy the fabulous new River Walk along the Beaulieu River with viewing points where you can watch birds and wildlife on the estuary's tidal flats. Experience the sights and sounds of a working narrow-gauge steam railway departing from a replica Victorian station which travels through a tunnel, over a bridge and round the new Dragonfly Pond. Lunches and afternoon teas can be purchased from a selection of eateries around the gardens.

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Wednesday 26th April

We start the day with a New Forest Heavy Horse Wagon ride, with stories of the history of smugglers, witch craft and the magical powers of the lay lines & meet the beautiful gentle giants, while driving along peaceful and relaxing forest tracks. We then visit Lyndhurst known as the capital of the New Forest since William the Conqueror established it as a royal hunting ground in 1079. Finally we travel to Brockenhurst - a bustling village full of charm with ponies and donkeys roaming free.

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Thursday 27th April

Today we make our way to Bucklers Hard, once a hive of ship building activity providing ships for Nelsons Navy and today it is unspoilt by the passage of time. On arrival we have a 30 minute tranquil cruise along the River Beaulieu where you will learn about the history and wildlife that inhabits the river banks and afterwards there will be time to visit the Maritime Museum. In the afternoon we continue on to the Georgian market town of Lymington, world renowned as a sailing resort with its two large marinas Berthon and Haven. The town itself has a number of interesting independent shops and from the bottom of the High Street a cobblestone road which leads down to the Old Town Quay.

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Friday 28th April

After breakfast, we make our way home stopping in the Dorset seaside town of Lyme Regis on route. Boasting beautiful beaches, rows of beach huts, and a pretty harbour. We arrive home in South Devon early evening.

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D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

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

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

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Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Bus Stop by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel
Totnes KEVICC Totnes KEVICC

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES

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