Scenic Solent Cruises – Needles & YarmouthThursday 22nd June Depart 10.30 Return 17.30
Cruise to the Needles, a row of three chalk stacks that rise out of the sea on the western extremity of the Isle of Wight. The lighthouse stands at the end of the formation. Return via Yarmouth and enjoy a 90-minute visit to the town.
Scenic Solent Cruises – Lymington Day TripSaturday 24th June Depart 09.00 Return 17.00
Cruise to Lymington, a quintessentially Georgian market town and renowned sailing centre on the edge of the New Forest. Spend four hours ashore visiting local shops, restaurants and the traditional Lymington market on its High Street.
Scenic Solent Cruises – BeaulieuMonday 26th June Depart 11.30 Return 16.30
Cruise the Solent to the picturesque Beaulieu River which rises in Lyndhurst flowing south through the New Forest. View Bucklers Hard from the water, once a significant shipbuilding centre. Return via the north shore of the Isle of Wight.
Scenic Solent Cruises – Two RiversTuesday 27th June Depart 12.00 Return 17.30
Cruise the Solent to the Beautiful Hamble River taking in the scenery of this major yachting centre. Return via the Medina River, the main river of the Isle of Wight. The cruise finishes with a tour of Portsmouth Harbour
Scenic Solent Cruises – Grand Harbour Cream TeaWednesday 28th June Depart 14.00 Return 16.30
A leisurely cruise (with commentary) of the historic Portsmouth Harbour to learn about its exciting past. Home of the Navy since the middle ages and now a major commercial port and waterside leisure destination.
Scenic Solent Cruises – Four Forts Cream Tea (to see Round the Island Race)Saturday 1st July Depart 12.00 Return 15.00
A three-hour afternoon cruise to see the Round the Island Race and Lord Palmerston forts. These were built in the 19th century to protect the eastern approach to Portsmouth Harbour (Horse Sand, No Man’s Land, Spitbank and St Helen’s).