Beautiful Beaulieu

Based at a stunning forest retreat with Beaulieu village on the doorstep, our hotel provides the perfect base for a true New Forest experience. Our package includes visits to Beaulieu, Wilton House, Compton Acres and a vintage cruise around Poole Harbour.
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Beaulieu Motor Museum & New Forest
This morning, we visit the nearby Beaulieu National Motor Museum, where over 250 vintage vehicles are exhibited depicting the story of motoring in the UK and motor racing internationally. There is also the Victorian splendour of Palace House to enjoy as well as the tranquil ruins of the 12th century Cistercian Beaulieu Abbey and the beautiful grounds and gardens. In the afternoon, we take a scenic drive through the New Forest National Park, spending time in historic Lyndhurst before continuing through the storybook village of Burley on to Brockenhurst and back to our hotel.

Day 3 Salisbury & Wilton House
This morning we visit Salisbury with time to explore this medieval city with its historic streets and alleyways, half-timbered buildings and magnificent Salisbury Cathedral, boasting the tallest spire in the UK. In the afternoon we travel to nearby Wilton House to explore its 17th century interiors and world famous art collection.

Day 4 Compton Acres & Dorset Queen Cruise
Today we visit the historic gardens at Compton Acres. There are five distinct themed gardens to enjoy before we head to Poole for a 90 minute vintage cruise on the Dorset Queen. We will enjoy a Dorset cream tea and live commentary as we pass Millionaires Row, Brownsea Castle and the other four islands within Poole Harbour. Weather permitting, the cruise will also go outside the harbour to view the famous Old Harry Rock and the start of the Jurassic Coast.

Day 5 Departure
This morning we make our way home.

Beaulieu Hotel

Beaulieu, Hampshire
AAA+ Stunning Setting
Formerly a coaching inn, the Beaulieu Hotel is located in the stunning New Forest National Park near the small village of Beaulieu and is surrounded by beautiful open heath land and New Forest wildlife. Expect warm hospitality and exceptional service to be provided by the friendly team here. The 39 well appointed bedrooms are all equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Most rooms are located within the main building with lift access, but there are also superior rooms located with an annexe next door with several more rooms on the ground floor. The cosy restaurant at the front of the hotel has views of the moorland and New Forest beyond and offers a relaxed atmosphere and meals cooked from local seasonal produce. The welcoming bar is also located at the front of the hotel, but the hotel also owns the atmospheric pub next door. There is a small indoor heated swimming pool. Coach parking is on-site and free of charge.

Beaulieu Hotel

Beaulieu, Hampshire
4 Nights Half Board
Apr 2019 Twin from £384pp
May 2019 Twin from £389pp
Jun 2019 Twin from £394pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £47
Selected Dates Only

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to Beaulieu Motor Museum
• Entrance to Wilton House
• Entrance to Compton Acres
• Dorset Queen 90 minute cruise & cream tea
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£384 for 5 days

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