ANOTHER ISLAND -
We've been taking groups to the Isle of Wight on day trips for more than a decade. For 2019 and 2020 we are going off the beaten track with an interesting new itinerary. Please note that on the Isle of Wight single rooms are at a real premium so this holiday will best suit groups where singles don't mind sharing twin rooms. This five day break includes ferry crossings and our coach from the Isle of Wight, who comes and gets you. Not only do they know the Island like the back of their hand -
The hotel faces Sandown's golden beach with evening entertainment.
Day One: After a late morning ferry crossing enjoy a three hour visit to Queen Victoria's beloved summer home Osborne House furnished with money raised by selling off the Royal Pavilion at Brighton.
Arrive at the hotel by 4.30pm and check in with complimentary tea
& coffee. Each night a three-
Day Two: 10.00am to 4.30pm The Artistic & Literary Island (North
& East). Badge Guide begins with an exhilarating Island panoramic taking in downlands and soaring cliffs, fishing villages, long beaches and farms fringed by woodland.
Visits will be made to Victorian pioneer of photography Julia Margaret Cameron's Dimbola Lodge and Lord Tennyson's Farringford House. We will stop in Yarmouth for free time for lunch today.
Day Three: Free day. Enjoy the beautiful sandy beach that faces the hotel or take the train to Ryde, or Shanklin.
Day Four: 9.30am to 4.30pm The Blue Badge Guide joins us once more to explore the West and North Island. We'll show you the beautiful village of Godshill, yachty Cowes with a visit to the eclectic Max Aitken Museum, Queen Victoria's family church at Whippingham and stop on the way back for tea at Quarr Abbey.
Day Five: After breakfast we check out and enjoy one final visit to the Brading Roman Villa famous for a sacred bathing pool and Gallus, the cockerel-
• 4 nights DBB at the 3* Trouville Hotel
• Porterage and tea & coffee on arrival
• Our executive coach throughout
• Return Ferry Crossings
• 5 Single rooms free of supplement
• 2 days with the Blue Badge Guide
• Absolutely all admissions
• Free organiser place & liability insurance
• 100% Passenger Payment Protection
• GTO Liability Insurance
The price includes our coach and one free place. This saves you a day’s coach hire
Available 2019 and 2020
3* Trouville Hotel, Esplanade, Sandown Popular seafront hotel facing the gorgeous sandy beach. Most of the 88 cosy and functional rooms have sea views and all are accessed by lift. Excellent housekeeping, service and food. 4 lanes of short mat bowls. Music and dancing in the hotel's stylish ballroom -
£559pp Minimum 25 people
Price Valid to 31 March 2020