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Isle Of Wight Explorer Isle Of Wight Explorer

Isle Of Wight Explorer

Isle Of Wight Explorer

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Join us as we travel to this pocket sized yet perfect island for our Isle of Wight Explorer tour.  Discover the island gems of Osborne House and Carisbrooke Castle two of the island’s main tourist attractions. In the words of Queen Victoria when describing Osborne House ‘it is impossible to imagine a prettier spot’ and no visit to the island would be complete without a visit to the magnificent seaside palace where Queen Victoria once lived with her beloved Prince Albert and their nine children. At Carisbrooke discover the place when King Charles I was once imprisoned, visit Princess Beatrice Garden, the tranquil castle chapel and museum and don’t forget to say hello to the donkeys. Sit back and enjoy a nostalgic steam train journey on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, enjoy the island’s unspoilt countryside as we make the 10-mile journey.  Don’t miss out on this great island adventure.

 

Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service

Return Red Funnel Ferry crossings Southampton to East Cowes.  East Cowes to Southampton

Porterage (requested)

Dinner, bed and Breakfast

En-suite bedrooms

Entrance to Carisbrooke Castle

Entrance to Osborne House

Journey on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Excursions

Executive Coach Travel Throughout

 

Single room supplement - £20.00

Itinerary



Monday
Depart Leyland at 07.00am for our journey to Southampton to board our Red Funnel ferry across the Solent to East Cowes on the Isle of Wight, with a suitable lunch stop en-route. Arrive at our hotel in time for our evening meal.

Tuesday
Today we have a full day visiting two of the island's gems with visits to Carisbrooke Castle where King Charles I was once imprisoned, don't miss Princess Beatrice Garden and the Carisbrooke donkeys. No trip to the island would be complete without a visit to Osborne House, the beautiful royal palace where Queen Victoria once lived with her beloved Prince Albert and their 9 children. Glimpse into Victoria's family life as you tour the nursery and private rooms. Marvel at the magnificent Royal Apartments. Admire stunning views from the terraces across the Solent, enjoy the extensive grounds, don't miss the miniature Swiss Cottage,

Wednesday
Free day in Ryde

Thursday
Join us for a nostalgic day out at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway, enjoy a 10-mile journey by steam train through the island's unspoilt countryside, travel in beautifully restored Victorian and Edwardian carriages, often hauled by 19th century locomotives. There's a railway shop, refreshment rooms, museum and carriage and wagon workshop to discover too.

Friday
Check out of our hotel following breakfast as we head to East Cowes to board our Red Funnel ferry to Southampton, re-join the coach as we continue our journey home with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

Hotel

 Royal Esplanade Hotel, Ryde, Isle of Wight

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 3 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

 https://www.royalesplanadehotel.co.uk/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 01983562549

 

 

 



 

About the hotel

The Royal Esplanade Hotel is a characterful Victorian Grade II Listed building that has been lovingly and sympathetically restored. This charming hotel is located on the seafront in Ryde. Guest bedrooms are spacious, comfortable, traditional rooms, a great place to relax following a day exploring.



 

 

 

tv

 

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hairdryer

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lift

Yes

toiletries

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wifi

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tea/coffee

Yes

porterage

yes



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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.

Contact Us

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