Hampshire Delights

Hampshire Delights

Enjoy the delightful county of Hampshire and its wide selection of attractions including the Watercress Line, Basingstoke canal cruise and the Milestones Living History Museum.

Enjoy the delightful county of Hampshire and its wide selection of attractions including the Watercress Line, Basingstoke canal cruise and the Milestones Living History Museum.

 

At a glance:

  • Watercress Line

  • Basingstoke Canal Cruise

  • Milestones Living History Museum

  • St. Albans

  • Royal Windsor

  • Portsmouth

  • Winchester

  • Home pick up

 

This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.

Day 1

Following collection from home, depart East Anglia and travel to the Best Western Reading Moat House Hotel for the four night dinner, bed and breakfast stay. Enjoy a stop on the way in St. Albans to purchase lunch.

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Day 2

This morning, take a relaxing cruise of approximately two hours on a traditional-style canal boat on the Basingstoke Canal, cruising through peaceful and attractive scenery. Drinks and light refreshments are available on board. After the cruise, head for Basingstoke and Milestones. This is a living history museum with cobbled streets, staff in period costume and shops and factories reflecting everyday life from 1810 to 1850.

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Day 3

The day begins with a ride on the Mid Hants Railway - The Watercress Line for a 20 mile return journey over the 'Hampshire Alps' from Alresford. Alresford is the home of the Hampshire watercress industry, from which the line takes its name. Spend the afternoon in historic Winchester, with its magnificent cathedral.

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Day 4

In contrast today, head to the coast to Portsmouth. Visit the historic dockyard, home of 'Victory' and 'Mary Rose', wander around the old town or enjoy a stroll along the seafront.

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Day 5

After a final breakfast, journey back to East Anglia with a stop en route in Windsor with free time to look around before travelling back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Best Western Plus Reading Moat House

 

Overlooking the River Loddon, the Best Western Plus Reading Moat House successfully combines the individual elegance of a modern hotel with the charm of a once productive 19th Century Mill House set in peaceful landscaped gardens on the banks of the river.

 

http://www.bestwestern.com/

 

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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
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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