Ireland Rugby Weekend

Hampshire – Hayling Island

 

Monday 4th to Friday 8th September, 2017

£282 per person

Take an unforgettable week away in Hampshire, have a break from your busy life style and relax while we explore what Hampshire has to offer. In addition to experiencing the beautiful Hayling Island and its history, you will also have opportunities to explore various seaside and quirky villages and towns, including popular Portsmouth and historic Chichester.

Monday
Depart Crymych in the morning and head to the Mill Rythe holiday village, our base for the next few days, with a stop in Bath en-route.

Tuesday
After breakfast, we will head to Portsmouth where we will visit the Emirates Spinnaker Tower (price included) where we will ascend to 100 metres above sea level in order to enjoy the breath-taking 350º panoramic views, stretching for up to 23 miles in any direction. You will then have free time to enjoy what this dynamic and vibrant waterfront city has to offer. You may decide to visit the cathedrals, learn about their naval and maritime heritage, scout the unique shops and galleries or just stroll along the miles of beautiful waterfront. Portsmouth offers something for absolutely everyone.

Wednesday
Today we will stay on the island where we will explore and discover the fascinating World War 2 Heritage Trail. Visit the many relics of our years on the wartime frontline, such as the numerous pillboxes still scattered about the island, the remains of the mulberry harbour and the location of various D-Day rehearsals, as well as the Hayling Billy Line. Enjoy a ride on the Hayling Seaside Railway and grab a bargain at Beachlands’ popular Car Boot Market.

Thursday
This morning we head for Chichester, a cathedral city in West Sussex. Visit the gothic style cathedral, the historic Chichester cross in the city centre, or browse the various shops on offer. We then continue to Bognor Regis. Here, you will have free time to cruise along the beaches, head for the shops or discover the area’s rich history, heritage and unusual contemporary architecture.

Friday
We leave our hotel after a leisurely breakfast and head home, with stops en-route.

Hotel
Stay at the Mill Rythe holiday village, which boasts beautiful views of the Hampshire coastline. The accommodation provides entertainment suitable for all ages, brought to you from the incredible Entertainment Team, and also includes a live band every evening which play a wide variety of songs to ensure enjoyment for all.

What’s included?
4 Nights Bed and Breakfast and Evening meal
Luxury Coach Travel
Evening entertainment at the hotel
Entry to the Emirates Spinnaker Tower
Full Excursion Programme