Bournemouth Easter Tour 2018

Bournemouth Easter Tour 2018

Familiar resort: new hotel

Friday 30 March £289

Single Supplement NIL





3 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Journey on the Swanage Railway

Day 1 Friday

Arrive in Bournemouth and the Hallmark Carlton Hotel in the afternoon. 3 nights stay - dinner, bed & breakfast


Day 2 Saturday

Dorchester, the county town of Dorset, is our destination this morning. The town is the fictional ‘Casterbridge’ of Hardy’s novels and after time here we head off to Weymouth along the coast road through Abbotsbury, home of the famous Swannery. Weymouth is a resort with lots of character - take a stroll along the Esplanade or explore the interesting harbour area.

B, D

Day 3 Sunday

Short drive to Poole with its huge natural harbour and thriving quayside.Then head for Wareham and Norden to join the Swanage Railway for a trip along the line, passing historic Corfe Castle on the way. In Swanage there are lots of opportunity for lunch before we make our way past Studland Bay and across on the ferry to the Sandbanks peninsula. Sandbanks is truly a ‘millionaire’s paradise’ with beautiful homes beside the beach or overlooking Poole Harbour.

B, D

Day 4 Monday

Head for home after some more free time in the resort.


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Where better to spend the first holiday weekend of the year than in the premier holiday resort on the South Coast? Especially as it is in a 4 star hotel overlooking the sea. Added to which are visits to Weymouth, Poole and Swanage, not forgetting the ride on the Swanage Railway.



The 4 star Hallmark Carlton is situated on the quiet East Cliff of Bournemouth offering spectacular sea views and a bright, modern interior. The hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the seven miles of golden beaches in Bournemouth and a ten minute walk from the town centre. Bedrooms include flat screen TVs with freeview and free Wi-Fi. Guests have use of the Waves Health and Leisure Club which has an indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. The hotel has a lift.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Granada Bingo, Pitsea
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
South Benfleet Tarpots Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
Southchurch - Swintons Outside Swinton Insurance, Southchurch Road
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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