Wednesday 6th: We depart during the morning and travel south via the motorways arriving at our hotel for check-in.
Thursday 7th: This morning we visit one of South of England’s top attractions including the National Motor Museum, Palace House and Gardens, Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear. Find out about life above and below stairs in the ancestral home of the Montagu family. Learn of its history; from its monastic origins to the present day, and the lives of past generations who lived and worked here. A day which provides something for everyone!
Friday 8th: We leave after breakfast and go to Whitchurch Silk Mill where a member of the Mill team will meet you for a 60-minute guided tour, visiting the waterwheel, see the Victorian machinery in use and enjoy the interactive exhibitions. Whether you’re machinemad or an admirer of silk fabrics, Whitchurch Silk Mill has something for you. We return to our hotel via Salisbury. There are historic streets, charming half timbered buildings and the cathedral is one of the finest in Britain.
Saturday 9th: This morning we visit Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway. We include entry and a ride on the steam railway. Belonging to a branch of the Rothschild family, now celebrating more than 100 years! Explore 200 acres of spectacular woodland, herbaceous, contemporary, formal and wildflower gardens.
Sunday 10th: We leave our hotel after breakfast and begin our journey home.