*LAST MIN* Southern Shores & Gardens RHS DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

Monday 20 September 2021 to Friday 24 September 2021

£610pp Single supplement £100

4 nights' dinner, bed & breakfast Entry to RHS Wisley and RHS Hilltop Entry to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens Free time in Winchester, Bournemouth and Portsmouth
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Visit beautiful gardens, explore heritage cities, take in some sea air and enjoy the picture-postcard countryside of the New Forest’s ancient woodlands, where the adorable ponies wander freely across the open heathland.

Tour ref: A3345

Monday

Travel south to the hotel

Tuesday

Spend a morning sightseeing in the former capital city of Winchester. The cathedral has the longest medieval nave in Europe and the city offers rich pickings for visitors who love their history! This afternoon, explore the award-winning Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, with its magnificent collection of trees and shrubs from all over the world.

Wednesday

Sit back and enjoy the autumn colours during our morning drive through the New Forest and then soak up the sea air and savour the delights of Bournemouth.

Thursday

A day in Portsmouth where you’re free to choose how you spend your time. There’s discount shopping at Gunwharf Quays, fabulous views from the top of the Spinnaker Tower and a host of fascinating museums, including the D-Day Museum, the Historic Dockyard, a Charles Dickens Museum, Southsea Castle and more. We will provide an additional transfer between the hotel and the city at lunchtime for customers who would like to spend some time enjoying the hotel’s leisure facilities.

Friday

Our journey home includes a visit to the beautiful RHS garden at Wisley where you'll find their brand new Hilltop area. RHS Hilltop is The Home of Gardening Science and is here to protect the future of plants, people and planet. There are three purpose built laboratories that are designed so you can watch horticultural experiments being carried out and three new gardens designed by RHS Chelsea medal winners; The Wellbeing Garden, The World Food Garden and The Wildlife Garden.

  • 4 nights' dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Entry to RHS Wisley and RHS Hilltop
  • Entry to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
  • Free time in Winchester, Bournemouth and Portsmouth
  • Scenic drive through the New Forest
  • Door2Door travel (save £20pp by meeting the coach)
  • Free holiday insurance
  • Pre allocated coach seat
  • Just £40pp deposit (balance due 8 weeks prior to departure)
  • £5pp discount for RHS Members
Solent Hotel & Spa, Fareham
  • Luxury hotel just outside Fareham, betwixt Portsmouth and Southampton
  • Excellent leisure facilities at the newly refurbished spa
  • Air-conditioned rooms with TV, radio, hairdryer, ironing equipment, WiFi and hospitality tray
  • Restaurant, lounge/bar and conservatory
  • Garden and terrace
  • New for 2021 - The Meadow Bar, a relaxing outdoor spot that backs on to woodland
  • Indoor pool, sauna, steamroll, gym & Jacuzzi
  • Beauty treatments (pre-booking advised)
  • Lift

ACCESS: There are some steps to the hotel restaurant

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