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Dreaming of a Wight Christmas & New Year

Dreaming of a Wight Christmas & New Year

If you’re dreaming of a ‘Wight’ Christmas, then our Christmas and New Year break to the Isle of Wight is the perfect getaway for you!

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If you’re dreaming of a ‘Wight’ Christmas, then our Christmas and New Year break to the Isle of Wight is the perfect getaway for you! Pop on your best Christmas jumper and hop on board for this great-value, hassle-free retreat with a ‘stuffed’ itinerary.

 

Includes

Return ferry sailings

Coach travel throughout

10 nights half board

Hotel entertainment

Full board on Christmas Day

New Year’s Eve entertainment & raffle

Visits to Ryde, Cowes, Godshill, Ventnor, Freshwater, Yarmouth & East Cowes

Free time in Sandown

 

Please note this price does not include our door-to-door, to add this service please tick the option at checkout.

 

Day 1

We travel to The Royal Pier Hotel in Sandown.

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Day 2

We spend this morning in Ryde. As the largest town on the island, it has a great set of shopping streets, perfect for those last-minute stocking fillers or some retail therapy! We then visit Cowes, home to lots of pretty cafés, bars, shops and galleries.

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Day 3

Christmas Day: Celebrate Christmas Day at leisure in one of Sandown’s finest hotels. Today there will be a full board meal package included. Situated on the seafront, head out to the beach for a refreshing walk before kicking off the fun festivities. With an indoor heated swimming pool and 2 bars at the hotel, enjoy a relaxing day (with no washing up).

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Day 4

Boxing Day: Escape the crowds this Boxing Day, with visits to Godshill and Ventnor. One of the most photographed destinations on the Isle of Wight, Godshill is a pretty village with thatched-roofed cottages home to a range of shops selling local produce, such as ciders, pickles and biscuits. Later, we take you to Ventnor, perhaps visit the Winter Gardens, overlooking the seafront it is home to a variety of entertainment and bars.

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Day 5

After breakfast we visit Newport for free time. Considered to be the Island’s capital, here you can find high-street shops as well as local boutiques and craft shops.

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Day 6/7

Enjoy the next two days at leisure in Sandown. A short walk along the beach will take you to Dinosaur Isle, Britain’s first purpose-built Dinosaur museum or the Isle of Wight Zoo. Home to a large collection of big cats (Lions and Tigers), Lemurs and Wallabies.

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Day 8

Our first visit is to Freshwater Village. Its most famous landmark is Freshwater Bay, which is easily recognised by its chalk cliffs and the imposing "Stag" and "Mermaid" rocks. Afterwards, we take you to Yarmouth for free time. The town is filled with a range of cosy cafés, shops and galleries all overlooked by a stunning 17th Century church - one of the oldest on the island.

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Day 9

New Year’s Eve: This morning we take you to East Cowes. The towns most famous visitor and resident was Queen Victoria who built her summer home, Osborne House, here. This afternoon, we’ll return to the hotel to prepare for this evening’s fantastic New Year’s Eve celebrations dinner will be followed by an evening of entertainment and a raffle!

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Day 10

New Year’s Day: Enjoy a day at leisure. After a delicious breakfast, maybe venture down to the beach for Sandown’s annual New Year’s Day Swim (which starts at 12pm)!

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Day 11

After a fantastic stay, we begin our return journey home.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

The Royal Pier Hotel **, Sandown

 

 

Boasting a seafront location in Sandown, the Royal Pier Hotel was originally built by the Victorians for Princess Beatrice as her summer residence. Today our family owned hotel offers the unbeatable atmosphere of a small hotel with great facilities including a heated swimming pool with spa pool, 2 bars and internet access. 

 

Hotel Facilities

• Beachfront

• Bar

• Restaurant

• Wi-Fi

• Lift

• Swimming pool

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Alfreton, Hall Street Alfreton - Surcharge £10pp,
Hall Street, Bus station, DE55 7BT
Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Beeston, Lace Road Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers pub
NG9 2LA
Bulwell Aldi Bus Stop Bulwell, Aldi Bus stop SW12
Sellers Wood drive, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Bus Station Chesterfield Coach Station,, Beckingham Way
S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
East Midlands Parkway East Midlands Parkway
Nottingham, NG11 0EB
Leicester Bus Stand CH Charles Street, Bus stand CH , Outside Bistro Live
Leicester, LE1 1HL
Long Eaton, The Green Long Eaton, The Green
Outside Wilkinsons, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber rooms Loughborough Amber rooms, The Rushes
LE11 5BE
Lutterworth, George St Lutterworth George Street, outside Wycliffe rooms
LE17 4EG
Mansfield Bus Station Mansfield Bus station , Bay A
Quaker Way, Mansfield, NG18 1JJ
Meadowhall Interchange Meadow Hall Interchange, Bay C3
Meadowhall Road, Sheffield, S9 1EP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Rotherham,Interchange Bay Rotherham £15pp Surcharge , Interchange Bay C1/ C2
Frederick Street, S60 1QB
Sheffield Pond Hill Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
S1 2BG
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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