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South Coast Walks & Historical Sites

Bring intriguing coastal trails and history alive in South Hampshire

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  • Half Board

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Overview

Holiday Highlights

  • Coastal and South Downs walks with wildlife viewing opportunities, including sea birds and harbour seals.
  • Visits to the Royal Navy docks, forts and historical villages.
  • Sights of nature within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Visit the Weald & Downland Museum, home to BBC's 'The Repair Shop'.
  • Walk Chichester's ancient city walls with 1800 years of history under your feet.
  • All entrance fees to named sites are included!

A small and bizarrely overlooked area of the south coast of England offers a concentration of world class attractions to suite every taste. Great walking, lovely coastal views, rolling down land and some of the finest museums in the country make superb ingredients for a truly engaging holiday.

Straddling the border between Hampshire and West Sussex where the harbours reach inland to the foot of the South Downs, the area makes for an intriguing holiday base. From our hotel on the edge of the pleasant village of Emsworth we are perfectly located to explore the naval history at Portsmouth, spend two days immersing in the coastal delights of Chichester Harbour on foot and time on the higher ground of the South Downs.

All entrances are included on the holiday. The National Museum of the Royal Naval in Portsmouth has so much to see we include an entrance ticket valid for a year so you can come back again and again to enjoy. When exploring the South Downs, we include entrance to the Weald & Downland Museum, home of the BBC’s ‘The Repair Shop’ series. 

Each day of the holiday brings new delights be they cultural, historical or physical and often all three.

  • Half board en suite accommodation
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard Full Navy Ticket – valid for 12 months
  • Entrance to the Weald & Downland Museum
  • Entrance to the Roman Palace at Fishbourne
  • A mix of private and public transport to and from the trailheads, when necessary
  • Ferry boat ride included in the programme
  • Services of a dedicated tour leader
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Lunches
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Travel Insurance

Holiday Information

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Itinerary & Travel

Itinerary Details

Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised programme, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we may unfortunately need to withdraw a tour that is currently confirmed to operate and we therefore reserve the right to cancel your booking. We would always do our utmost to give you plenty of notice should we have to do this. Selected elements of this tour, including local attractions and restaurants, may change at late notice. Please ensure you have valid insurance cover before you travel.

Accommodation

Accommodation information

Below is the accommodation featured on this holiday across all departure dates. Please refer to the Itinerary for more detail about each night's accommodation for each departure date.

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