Island Summer Getaway - Sat 26th June 2021
- Duration: 6 Days
- Product code: PN0GRQ
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Sometimes you overlook things right on your doorstep! Tourists come from all over the country to visit the Isle of Wight - it has a unique blend of coastline from stunning cliffs to beautiful beaches, whilst inland the countryside is a patchwork of farmland, woodland and heathland dotted with timeless villages. There is a diverse range of resorts for the visitor to explore and enjoy. For this special break we are staying in the largest, Sandown. Sandown is a traditional British Seaside Resort with a wide sandy beach, long level promenade and pier.
For this great value holiday we are staying at the 3* Trouville Hotel which includes some evening entertainment - subject to restrictions.
ITINERARY NOW FINALISED - ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR EXCURSIONS AS DESCRIBED - £25.00
Leaving your local pick-up point in the morning, we head to Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth for a lunch stop before boarding the ferry over on to the Island. Arriving at our hotel approximately 4.30pm with time to relax and settle in before dinner.
In the morning we head off to Ventnor Botanical Gardens (entrance included). A lovely place to spend some time - after we shall have some free time in Ventnor returning to the hotel mid afternoon.
Late morning we shall head for Shanklin Old Village to enjoy the picturesque old thatched cottages and craft shops. Find somewhere nice for lunch before returning to Sandown.
A day tour of the Island with a local guide exploring the history and heritage of the coast, countryside and some of the towns and villages around the Island.
Osborne House - Queen Victoria's seaside holiday home is a very popular destination with our customers. A fascinating rare glimpse in to Royal life in the 19th Century, the house has an extravagant interior and there are extensive gardens offering views across the Solent. Take an intimate glimpse into Queen Victoria's family life as you tour the nursery and private rooms of Victoria and Albert. Marvel at the magnificence of the Royal Apartments including the sumptuous drawing and dining rooms and the richly decorated Indian-inspired Durbar Room. The visitor centre houses an exhibition and an excellent restaurant.
We leave the hotel after breakfast and head back to the mainland via the Yarmouth-Lymington crossing. Arriving back in the local area around midday to 1.00pm.
Meal Plan - Dinner Bed & Breakfast
3* Trouville Hotel
The 3* Trouville is situated directly on The Esplanade, close to the Pier in the resort of Sandown on the South East coast of the Island.The hotel enjoys an excellent reputation and reviews. From the well appointed restaurant, bar and lounge you can relax and enjoy wonderful views across the sea.The 88 bedrooms are well appointed with modern facilities - ensuite bathrooms, televisions, tea & coffee making facilities and telephone.In the stylish restaurant there will be a 4 course dinner with choice of menu and Full English Breakfast. Passenger lift to all floors.
All Twin/Double Rooms on allocation have Sea Views. Single Rooms do not - side sea view available for extra charge.