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Dorset, Dolly Parton & Bygone Days Dorset, Dolly Parton & Bygone Days

Dorset, Dolly Parton & Bygone Days

Dorset, Dolly Parton & Bygone Days

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Join us as we head to Bournemouth to our wonderful 4-star hotel for our Dorset, Dolly Parton and Bygone Days Tour.  Enjoy a wonderful evening of entertainment with a Dolly Parton Tribute and Disco. Nestled on Dorset’s picturesque coast, there is much to do in the resort of Bournemouth along with seven miles of sandy beach for you to enjoy from our conveniently positioned seafront hotel just a just a short walk into town. This tour includes wonderful attractions for you to visit, fall in love with the breathtaking New Forest, surrounded by nature, wildlife and wonderful Autumn colours with visits to two of its  5-star attractions, take a trip back in time to the 18th century in the heart of the New Forest as we discover Bucklers Hard Museum, with a tranquil river cruise down the Beaulieu River included followed by a visit to Beaulieu Estate, uncover 800 years of heritage on this wonderful site that includes a stately home, the world famous motor museum and 13th century abbey all surrounded by magnificent gardens that change with the seasons. Don’t miss out on this fantastic tour with wonderful 5-star attractions to enhance your visit to Dorset and The New Forest, oh and not to forget a wonderful evening of Dolly.



Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service


Welcome tea/coffee on arrival.

Dinner, bed and breakfast (Banquet Style Dinner following the Dolly Parton Tribute on 1 night only)

Ensuite Bedrooms

Dolly Parton Tribute and Disco Entertainment on 1 night

Admission to Bucklers Hard

30-minute River Beaulieu cruise

Admission to Beaulieu


Executive coach travel throughout.




Single room supplement – Nil – Limited availability


Depart Leyland at 09.00hrs for our journey to Bournemouth with a suitable lunch stop en-route. Arrive at the 4-star Art Deco Cumberland Hotel to a warm welcome with tea/coffee while our luggage is taken care of.

Free day in the resort with the following excursions:

Full Day - Today we take a scenic drive into the New Forest to witness the beautiful autumn colours as the forest waves goodbye to summer, with visits to the 18th century ship building village of Bucklers Hard with a 30min River Beaulieu cruise included and the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu, not just for fans of the motor, Beulieu offers something for everyone from the Abbey and Palace, to the hundreds of stunning sculptures showcased throughout the Victorian gardens, grounds and the Palace House, enjoy unlimited rides around the site on the open top veteran bus and Britain's oldest monorail complete with spectacular views and commentary.

Half Day - Today we head to Poole and its historic quayside, discover the Old Town and its maritime past, allowing time for lunch before we head back to Bournemouth mid-afternoon for free time in the resort.

Check out of our hotel following breakfast for the journey home with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

Single room supplement

Nil single room supplement – Limited availability

For Sole Use










 The Cumberland Hotel, East Over Cliff Drive, Bournemouth BH1 3AF







Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star







Hotel Website







Hotel Contact

 01202 298350





About the hotel

Overlooking seven long miles of golden beaches with views towards the Isle of Wight and the Jurassic Coast. The Cumberland Hotel is a beautiful 4-star, iconic Art Deco hotel on Bournemouth seafront just a short walk from the town centre. Guest bedrooms are stylish, modern rooms with crisp white bedding, a wonderful place in which to relax following a busy day exploring.

N.B. Guests can use facilities at the two neighbouring, sister hotels, including the Oceana Resorts Ocean Day Spa at the Ocean Beach Hotel (additional charges for treatments will apply).  The Suncliff Hotel offers a heated indoor pool, sauna, mini gym and squash courts, combined the hotels offer 4 restaurants, 4 bars and an Illy coffee shop.















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About Us

Ava Travel, based in Leyland, is a relatively new company specialising in the creation and operation of coach tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe.

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Ava Travel (Leyland) Ltd
41 Hough Lane
Leyland, PR25 2SB
Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00, Sunday - Closed