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Gin, Gorgeous Gardens & The New Forest

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Norton Park Hotel, Winchester 4*

The Norton Park Hotel is located within 54 acres of parkland, only 12 miles from Winchester. Hotel facilities include indoor swimming pool, sauna and gym. All bedrooms are en suite and have TVs, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

 

Overnight Hotel

The Shap Wells Hotel is set in tranquil surroundings amongst the Lakeland fells, is an ideal base from which to explore this beautiful area. Set in 30 acres of grounds, the hotel offers well stocked bar, lounges and spacious restaurant. All bedrooms are en suite and have television, radio, hairdryer and tea & coffee facilities. This hotel does not have a lift.

 

 

Your Tour Includes

  • Six nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Bombay Sapphire Distillery "Self-Experience"

  • 4* Norton Park Hotel with leisure facilities

  • Multiple excursions throughout

Day 1

We head South to the Shapwells hotel Cumbria for our overnight stay.

Day 2

After breakfast we head South travelling to Hampshire, arriving late afternoon at the Norton Park Hotel. Four nights stay-dinner, bed & breakfast.

Day 3

This morning we enjoy a driver to the historic town of Winchester. Here we can visit the cities cathedral and enjoy the remainder of the day in Winchester exploring its highstreet or perhaps the many museums in the town. Later, we visit the Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery for their 'Self Discovery Experience'. This includes a 15-minute guided tour throughout the Still House and complimentary drink in the Mill Bar. The Self-Discovery Experience showcases the very best of Bombay Sapphire gin and the historic distillery. The Bombay Sapphire Experience is in a working distillery, passengers must wear suitable footwear (e.g. Not open-toed shoes or high heels).

Day 4

This morning we head to the town of Lyndhurst, known as the capital of The New Forest since the times of William the Conqueror. Lyndhurst offers a wide range of shops, cosy tea rooms, old world pubs and cafes. Later, we travel to the market town of Lymington, in the south of the New Forest. Here we have a chance to enjoy lunch and spend some time exploring at our own pace. In the afternoon, we continue through the stunning New Forest, arriving at Exbury Gardens, a spectacular 200-acre woodland garden famous for the Rothschild collection of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.

Day 5

Our day begins with a ride through the South Downs, reaching the market-town of Petersfield where we can enjoy a stop in the heart of the National Park. The town has a variety of local shops, as well as a museum, Psychic Garden and art gallery. Today is also market day! Afterwards, we head to the coast where the rest of the day is yours in the Maritime City of Portsmouth, perhaps visit the Historic Dockyard, home of 'Victory' and 'Mary Rose', or visit the lovely Cathedral.

Day 6

After breakfast we leave and head for Shapwells hotel for our over night stay.

Day 7

We head for home

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

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

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Name Address Contact Details
Aberdeen Park & Ride Aberdeen Airport, Aberdeen Park & Ride
Aberdeen, Skene St Skene St, behind HMT, Aberdeen
Arbroath Burnside Drive Bus stop Burnside Drive near police st,Arbroath
Aviemore, Rail Station Rail Station Bus Stop, Aviemore
Banff, St Marys Car Park Outside St Mary's Car Park, Bus Stop, Banff
Buckie Square Cluny Square, Buckie
Dundee Tesco Retail Park Kingsway Retail Park Bus Stop, (Behind Pizza Hut)
Elgin Old Post Office Outside, Old Post Office, Elgin
Fochabers Square Fochabers Square
Forfar Bus Stop Forfar Bus Stop, Outside RBS
Forres, Tolbooth Outside Tolbooth, Forres
Huntly, Tesco Bus Stop Tesco Bus Stop, Petrol Station, Huntly
Inverness, Tesco Bus Stop Bus Stop Tesco, Inverness, Off A96
Inverurie, Town Hall Town Hall Bus Stop, Inverurie
Keith, Bus Stop Tescos Bus Stop at Tesco's, Keith
Nairn, Sainsburys Sainsburys, Bus Stop, Nairn A96
Perth Broxden Services Broxden Services, Perth
Portsoy, Station Hotel Outside Station Hotel, Portsoy
Stonehaven Car Park Stonehaven Beach Road Car Park
Stracathro Services Stracathro Service Areas
Turriff Tesco Bus Stop Bus Stop Outside Tesco Turriff

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