Christmas in Hampshire & the New Forest

From £839
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Dec 2020 - Dec 2020
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From £839
Duration 5 Days
Departures from Dec 2020 - Dec 2020
Tour Overview

Head to Southampton and celebrate Christmas in great company as you explore the delights of Hampshire and the New Forest. Discover Beaulieu and its famous National Motor Museum, then enjoy a guided tour of Winchester, England's ancient capital, on this wonderful festive break.


  • Festive
  • Short Break
  • Half Board
  • All Highlights Included

Your Holiday Includes

  • ​Jus​t You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • 4 nights in a 4-star hotel
  • 9 included meals: 4 breakfasts, traditional Christmas Day lunch with half a bottle of wine, 4 dinners including a welcome drink
  • Other transportation & porterage​

Included Holiday Highlights

  • ​Visit Beaulieu House & the National Motor Museum
  • Traditional Christmas Day lunch with a glass of fizz, followed by tea & cake with the Queen's speech
  • Discover the charms of historic Winchester

Itinerary

Day 1 Southampton

Make your own way to Southampton today and spend the afternoon settling in at your comfortable hotel.
This evening you can get to know your travelling companions over dinner.​

Meals included: D

Day 2 Christmas Eve, New Forest

Today we'll journey into the heart of the beautiful New Forest to visit Beaulieu and its famous National Motor Museum. The former gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House, set in glorious grounds, has been owned by the Montagu family since 1538. You can still see the monastic origins of the building while exploring the treasures inside the house. The motor museum houses a wonderful collection of vehicles, from vintage models to legendary world record-breakers such as Bluebird and the Golden Arrow, and fascinating motoring memorabilia.
Later we'll head back to the hotel to enjoy a special dinner with entertainment.​

Meals included: B,D

Day 3 Christmas Day, Southampton - at Leisure

​We've left the morning free for you to spend as you wish. A walk around the medieval town walls and the city's Old Town will help you to work up an appetite for what is sure to be the highlight of the day, a traditional festive lunch with all the trimmings.
Spend the rest of the day at leisure before we get together this evening for a light dinner. ​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4 Boxing Day, Winchester

We're going to explore the elegant city of Winchester on a guided tour today. We'll see ​King Alfred's statue and walk along the River Itchen, passing by the ancient city walls, Winchester College, Jane Austen’s House and the Cathedral Close. ​After the tour you will have some free time to visit the city's famous cathedral or explore with your travelling companions.  
Back at the hotel, we'll gather for a final dinner.​

Meals included: B,D

Day 5 Southampton

​After a leisurely breakfast, check out of the hotel and make your way home.​

Meals included: B

Additional Information

​ROOM UPGRADE 

Privilege rooms are available at a supplement for the duration of your stay.  Please speak to a Holiday Advisor for details. 

Accommodation

Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel

The 4-star Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel has stood in the heart of the city of Southampton for over 500 years. Facilities include a bar and restaurant. Guest rooms feature private facilities, TV, safe, Wi-fi, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities.

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