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SELECT SINGLES – Bournemouth, Jurassic Coast and the New Forest

  • City Cruises Poole, Dorset - Sandbanks Peninsula

    City Cruises Poole, Dorset - Sandbanks Peninsula
  • City Cruises Poole, Dorset

    City Cruises Poole, Dorset
  • Swanage Railway, Dorset © Andrew P.M. Wright

    Swanage Railway, Dorset © Andrew P.M. Wright
  • Corfe Castle, Poole (City Cruises) ©

    Corfe Castle, Poole (City Cruises) ©citycruises.comCorfe Castle, Poole (City Cruises) ©
5 day tour
From £275 per person - minimum 20 passengers

Select Singles – a range of holidays tailored toward the selective single traveller.

All our hotels have plenty of rooms for sole occupancy and there is NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT.

Our packages showcase some of the UK’s premier holiday destinations and include an ‘ice-breaker’ pre-dinner drink on the first night and group excursions throughout the trip.

In this ever-popular Bournemouth tour we enjoy a boat cruise along the world famous Jurassic Coast before exploring the pretty town and its sandy beaches. Enjoy the delights of Dorset and wander through the beautiful market town of Dorchester. Next we take a scenic tour through the New Forest and ride on the Swanage Railway and discover the lively seaside resort before returning to Bournemouth via the picturesque market town of Wareham.


April - October 2020 & 2021 - Selected dates

Suggested itinerary by coach

Day 1

Travel to your hotel

Sit back and relax during your leisurely drive to the south coast. Enjoy an ‘ice-breaker’ welcome drink with your fellow travellers before your evening meal.

Day 2

Poole Harbour Cruise and Bournemouth

Take a 70 minute cruise around Europe’s largest natural harbour, home to the town of Poole, the golden beaches of Sandbanks and Brownsea Island, home to wildlife and picturesque Brownsea Castle, built to protect against French invasions. Returning to Bournemouth, there’s free time to explore the town, the pier, the gardens and the seven miles of sandy beaches.

Day 3

Scenic Drive through the New Forest

Today we take a scenic drive through the New Forest, famous for its unspoiled woods and marshlands, where wildlife such as horses and cows can be seen wandering freely. We call into the historic town of Lymington, a colourful ancient seaport with a rich maritime history. Next we head to the ‘capital’ of New Forest, Lyndhurst. Towering over the skyline is the pre-Raphaelite church of St Michael and All Angels where the grave of former Lyndhurst resident Alice Liddel, Lewis Carroll’s inspiration for Alice in Wonderland, can be found.

Day 4

Round steam train ride from Swanage calling at Corfe Castle

Today we travel to Swanage for a round trip on the steam Railway. The seaside resort of Swanage is a popular holiday destination, retaining much of its original character. There’s also time to visit the delightful village of Corfe and its famous castle. Returning to Bournemouth we stop in Wareham, a picturesque market town where you can walk the Saxon walls and see the historic quay.

Day 5

Travel home

Saying farewell to your hosts this morning start your homeward journey with various comfort stops enroute.

Preferred Partner Hotel – Inspected by Greatdays June 2018

Trouville Hotel Bournemouth ***

Situated just a short walk from the sea front and the town centre. The hotel is situated on quite a steep hill, but it’s possible to enter the hotel on a lower level and take the lift up to the main hotel level to avoid the hill.
The hotel is on 4 floors, with a lift serving all floors, there is a restaurant, bar and lounge areas. The hotel has a small leisure centre with pool, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym. Free Wi-Fi available throughout. The hotel offers an entertainment programme on some nights.  The 80 well equipped bedrooms are with en-suite with bath and shower, and with tea & coffee making facilities, flat-screen TV and hairdryer. The hotel has a few rooms with shower, 1 x adapted room with lowered bath, and also some rooms which are true singles. Some bedrooms require a few steps to access.  There is on site coach parking available.


 5 day tour
April – October 2020 – Dates on request  from £275.00 per person
April – October 2021 – Dates on request  Price on request

No Single supplement

Hotel only price available upon request

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