High Tea & History in Hampshire

Choose from our two excellent hotels and discover our fantastic tour around Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight.  We feature a visit to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, a sumptuous High Tea at the Spinnaker Tower, Osborne House on the Isle of Wight and Arundel Castle.

Mark says…
"This Marriott has lovely, large bedrooms and excellent leisure facilities.”
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Portsmouth Historic Dockyard & Spinnaker Tower
We spend this morning at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where we visit the Mary Rose, HMS Victory, HMS M33, Boathouse 4, Action Stations in Boathouse 6, HMS Warrior and the National Museum of the Royal Navy. In the afternoon, we enjoy High Tea at the spectacular Spinnaker Tower, taking in the stunning views while we tuck into sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and a mini patisserie selection.

Day 3 Isle Of Wight & Osborne House
We take an early morning ferry from Portsmouth to Fishbourne on the Isle of Wight, where we discover picturesque villages, spectacular cliffs and sandy beaches. We visit Queen Victoria’s favourite seaside home, magnificent Osborne House, exploring its
sumptuous interior and stunning gardens offering breathtaking views.

Day 4 Arundel Castle & Chichester
This morning, we visit 11th century Arundel Castle.  Housing fine collections and personal possessions of Mary, Queen of Scots, the castle is surrounded by stunning gardens. We spend the afternoon at leisure in Chichester, exploring its cathedral, Bishop’s Palace Gardens, picturesque Cathedral Close and the Novium Museum.

Day 5 Departure
We make our way home today.

Marriott Meon Valley Hotel & Country Club

Southampton, Hampshire
The modern Marriott Meon Valley Hotel is situated in a tranquil countryside location close to the village of Botley, about 10 minutes from the M27.  All 113 spacious bedrooms are comfortable and well decorated, with twin rooms containing 2 double beds.  The main Broad Street Restaurant is large, open plan and bright with views over the golf course and it also has its own bar and terrace.  Leisure facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and gym.

The Langstone Hotel

Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAA Stunning Views
The beautiful, modern 4 star Langstone Hotel is located on the northern shore of Hayling Island, just 8 miles from Portsmouth city centre. The hotel offers stunning views over Langstone and Chichester Harbour. Its 148 spacious bedrooms are equipped with hairdryer, TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The 2 AA Rosette award winning Brasserie Restaurant occupies a prominent position overlooking the Langstone Harbour and Estuary and provides an exceptional dining experience while the Compass Bar & Lounge provides a relaxing and comfortable area in which to enjoy a drink and socialise with new-found friends. The hotel also provides an indoor swimming pool, a sauna and steam room as well as a gym, beauty salon and a therapy suite. Coach parking is on-site and free of charge.
Marriott Meon Valley Hotel & Country Club
Southampton, Hampshire

4 Nights Half Board
Apr & Oct 2019 Twin from £254pp
May & Sept 2019 Twin from £262pp
Jun - Sept 2019 Twin from £269pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £100
Based on Monday arrivals
Selected Dates Only

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner

The Langstone Hotel
Portsmouth, Hampshire

4 Nights Half Board
Apr & Oct Twin from £229pp
May & Sept Twin from £232pp
Jun - Sept Twin from £239pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £100
Based on Thursday arrivals

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
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£229 for 5 days

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