Holly & Ivy Pre-Christmas Break, Bournemouth

3 nights in UK
Half Board

What you can expect

Festive Fun!

Join the hotels pre-Christmas jolly!

Marsham Court Hotel

Hotel overlooking the sea

Visit to the Russell Cotes Museum

Guided tour of the house

About the trip

Have you ever thought of celebrating Christmas & New Year earlier just because it’s such an enjoyable time of year? Well now you can as we introduce a pre-Christmas break at the Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth where you can eat, drink and be merry all in the company of your fellow Solos group!

What's Incluced

  • Single or Twin for Sole Use Room
  • Festive Half Board: Breakfast & Dinner Daily including Christmas Dinner & New Year's Eve Gala
  • Welcome drink & information meeting
  • Guided tour of the Russell Cotes Museum
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully financially protected


  • Arrival Day
  • Christmas Day!
  • New Year's Eve!
  • Departure Day

What’s Extra

  • Insurance, see here.

What you'll be doing


Arrival Day

Check-in during the afternoon at the Marsham Court Hotel where there will be tea/coffee and biscuits being served. When evening comes, we can enjoy a welcome drink with other Solos guests before joining other hotel guests for dinner in the hotel restaurant followed by evening entertainment.

  • Dinner Included

Christmas Day!

This morning we will cross the road from our hotel to visit the Russell Cotes museum. The Russell Cotes house was one of the last Victorian houses to be built in England and is a fine example of buildings of this period. Our visit includes a guided tour around the rooms of the main house and you will also be able to visit the art gallery and gardens which still house the original Victorian stone grotto and fountain along with the Japanese garden with gold-fish ponds, bridges and fountain. After our morning spent at Russell Cotes, the afternoon is at leisure.

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New Year's Eve!

After breakfast our day is at leisure to explore Bournemouth. Perhaps visit the do a spot of shopping or simply enjoy a walk in the brisk sea air along the seafront. During the afternoon at the hotel, tea and biscuits will be served and there will be the option to take part in prize bingo and/or a quiz. The main event today is the New Year’s Eve Gala dinner followed by music and dancing.

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included

Departure Day

After breakfast we will check out. If you are not in a hurry to leave, why not enjoy a few more hours exploring Bournemouth. Luggage may be left with Reception until you are ready to leave.

  • Breakfast Included


4* Marsham Court Hotel

This popular award-winning family-run seaside hotel with stunning sea views over Bournemouth Bay offers comfortable accommodation and well renowned service making this lovely hotel a perfect base for our break away.

Facilities Include

Enjoy the many facilities on offer including bar, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool (heated May-Sept, weather permitting), gardens/sun terraces with stunning sea views and free Wi-Fi throughout. Free car parking for Solos guests (first come first serve basis)

Room Includes

Single or Standard Twin/Double rooms for sole use are equipped with en-suite facilities, direct dial telephone, Freeview TV, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi, laptop safe, clock radio, tea/coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries

Room upgrades available at a supplement (Subject to availability)

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
November 12 °C 7 °C

Our Reviews


I was so nervous about embarking on my first Solos Holiday, but I shouldn’t have been – it was the best thing I have ever done!

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Our tour leader Monica was exceptional! Had such a good time and will be rebooking with Solos. Thanks for a great holiday!

Had the best time with Solos! Discovered beautiful destinations and met some lifelong friends.

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