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Portsmouth 'Do As You Please'

Portsmouth 'Do As You Please'





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Ideally situated on the south coast of England, Portsmouth is the UK’s only island city and ideal for a short break by the sea. From the pomp and ceremony of our proud naval and maritime heritage, to towering world class visitor attractions, museums and galleries, unique shopping opportunities great places to eat and miles of beautiful waterfront, Portsmouth offers something for absolutely everyone.


Our ‘Do As You Please’ break is just that! Based at the heart of Gunwharf Quays, most attractions are within walking distance including The Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and the ferry to the Isle of Wight.


Please note - dinner each evening is not included due to the numerous bars, cafes and restaurants adjacent to the hotel.

It will be necessary for you to carry your luggage the short distance from and back to the coach drop off point.


Our base for the tour is the very comfortable HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS which is deally based on the harbour adjacent to Gunwharf Quays Waterfront Shopping Outlet. Features of the hotel include a bar, lounge and restaurant and all of the simply decorated en suite bedrooms have tv, iron/ironing board, telephone and hospitality tray. A passenger lift serves all floors.


Friday 26th July
Departing Newark early morning (please see specified pick up points below) we principally utilise the motorway system to travel southwards via Leicestershire and Oxford so to our base at Portsmouth arriving here early/mid afternoon. After checking in the remainder of the afternoon/evening is then yours at leisure.

Saturday 27th July
A full day at leisure; you may wish to visit the historic dockyard, home to the fabulous Mary Rose Exhibition and Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory or venture up the 170 metre tall Spinnaker Tower which offers spectacular views over the Solent. Alternatively you could catch a ferry across to the beautiful Isle of Wight for the day, browse the shops or just enjoy a drink overlooking the harbour. All attractions are within comfortable walking distance of the hotel.

Sunday 28th July
Departing Portsmouth after a leisurely breakfast we retrace our steps, so home to Newark for approximately teatime.

Pick up either Travel Wright Depot (parking available here), opposite London Rd Car Park, Newark or Newman Watters Vets Balderton


B=Breakfast Included

PRICE £169 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room



Double room for sole occupancy £50.00

Please see page 20 of our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick up either Travel Wright Depot (parking available here), opposite London Rd Car Park, Newark or Newman Watters Vets Balderton



Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary.

2 nights bed and breakfast at the Holiday Inn Express Gunwharf Quays

Please note our feeder service, loyalty scheme and early booking discounts do not apply to this tour.



Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals (e.g evening meals)

Admission to other attractions where applicable e.g Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, ferry to the Isle of Wight

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
NE Bus Stop London Road, Oppo LRCP, Newark
TH Newman Watters Vets, London Rd, Balderton
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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