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Hampshire Heritage

Milestones Museum

A delightful tour offering a varied choice and featuring a part of England that has something for everyone.

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HAMPSHIRE HERITAGE

 

17 - 21 August 2020

Monday - Friday

5 Days

From £479

 

HIGHLIGHTS

 

Basingstoke Canal Boat Cruise   |   Milestones Museum   |   Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line Train Journey   |   Winchester   |   Portsmouth

 

A delightful tour offering a varied choice and featuring a part of England that has something for everyone.

 

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home pick-up, join your tour coach and we make a relaxed departure to Hampshire with comfort stops enroute.  Arriving in Fareham late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

 

DAY TWO

After a leisurely breakfast this morning, we enjoy some of the scenery before we arrive in Basingstoke where we board a traditional style canal boat on the Basingstoke Canal.  Watch the passing scenery on this 2-hour cruise, drinks and refreshments are available.  This afternoon we visit the ‘Milestones’ Museum of living history, wander through old cobbled streets and explore life in Hampshire in the past.

 

 

DAY THREE

Today our excursion takes us to Alton where we join the Mid Hants Railway and the ‘Watercress Line’ for a 10 miles journey over the ‘Hampshire Alps’ to Alresford.  This is the home of the Hampshire Watercress Industry from which the line takes its name.  We continue to Winchester for an afternoon at leisure.

 

DAY FOUR

A full day excursion to the historic naval city of Portsmouth, here you may wish to visit the Historic Docks, Gunwharf Quays or soar 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent on the Emirates Spinnaker Tower.

 

DAY FIVE

We enjoy breakfast this morning before we begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

 

YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES

 

  • Luxury coach travel

  • Home pick up

  • 4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Admission Milestone Museum

  • Mid Hants Railway

  • Basingstoke Canal Cruise.

 

SOLENT HOTEL & SPA, Fareham

The Solent is located between the coastal cities of Southampton and Portsmouth in Fareham.  All rooms feature air-conditioning, iron/ironing board, complimentary WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities.  The hotel also features a restaurant, bar, pool, whirlpool and sauna.

 

 

DAY ONE

Following your home pick-up, join your tour coach and we make a relaxed departure to Hampshire with comfort stops enroute. Arriving in Fareham late afternoon, time to relax before dinner.

D

DAY TWO

After a leisurely breakfast this morning, we enjoy some of the scenery before we arrive in Basingstoke where we board a traditional style canal boat on the Basingstoke Canal. Watch the passing scenery on this 2-hour cruise, drinks and refreshments are available. This afternoon we visit the 'Milestones' Museum of living history, wander through old cobbled streets and explore life in Hampshire in the past.

B, D

DAY THREE

Today our excursion takes us to Alton where we join the Mid Hants Railway and the 'Watercress Line' for a 10 miles journey over the 'Hampshire Alps' to Alresford. This is the home of the Hampshire Watercress Industry from which the line takes its name. We continue to Winchester for an afternoon at leisure.

B, D

DAY FOUR

A full day excursion to the historic naval city of Portsmouth, here you may wish to visit the Historic Docks, Gunwharf Quays or soar 170 metres above Portsmouth Harbour and the Solent on the Emirates Spinnaker Tower.

B, D

DAY FIVE

We enjoy our final breakfast this morning before we begin our homeward journey with comfort stops enroute.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

SOLENT HOTEL & SPA, Fareham

The Solent is located between the coastal cities of Southampton and Portsmouth in Fareham.  All rooms feature air-conditioning, iron/ironing board, complimentary WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities.  The hotel also features a restaurant, bar, pool, whirlpool and sauna.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Admission Milestone Museum

Mid Hants Railway

Basingstoke Canal Cruise

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply. Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

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