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    • The Best of the British Seaside 2011
    • Location, Location, Location Welcome to the world of Leisureplex Hotels. Situated in stunning locations from St. Ives to Fort William, Leisureplex offers a range of quality hotels where prime locations and premium service come at a very affordable price. Bringing you the best Doing things differently of the British seaside At Leisureplex we understand that Over the years we have played When we say our hotels enjoy the “one size doesn’t fit all.” host to millions of satisfied guests. best possible positions in their Many come back to visit a favourite Our hotels are as characterful, respective resorts, we really do unique and charming as the hotel year after year and enjoy mean just that. In most cases, the guests that visit them. So once being greeted by our friendly staff. beach or sea front is just across you’ve chosen the resort and hotel Others prefer to meet old friends the road with spectacular views that most suits you, we do our and new in a variety of locations, from many rooms. very best to provide you with a sampling new hotels and new personal service that meets your horizons but with the assurance of You’ll find attractions and places the consistent quality for which individual needs. of interest all within easy reach Leisureplex hotels are famous. and when you tire of exploring, And don’t just take our word for it. there are welcoming bars and Leisureplex Hotels come highly In this brochure we have tried to comfortable lounges where you recommended. Our membership provide details not just of our can relax and watch the world of the AA helps us to guarantee hotels but also of the resorts and go by. consistent quality but it is the the rich choice of excursion feedback from our guests which possibilities in the surrounding really keeps us on track. Week in area. It is easy to forget that Reservations week out, we compile detailed Great Britain is one of the best 08451 305666 reviews of all our hotels based developed tourism destinations on the comments, opinions and in the world with an incredible Groups: 08451 305888 suggestions put forward by variety of things to do and places www.leisureplex.co.uk our guests. to see. 2
    • Be our guest Accommodation From a warm welcome on arrival Most of our hotels are listed Booking to the very last minute of your buildings of great character and For individual bookings, please telephone your stay, our helpful staff will be as a result public rooms and guest chosen hotel or complete the on hand to make your stay bedrooms vary considerably. Booking Form on page 41 pleasurable. However, we pride ourselves on and forward it to the hotel. delivering the same standards Our quality hotels are matched by For special package rates, throughout our hotels: clean professional, efficient staff who please contact our rooms, good quality décor, bright associated ABTA tour represent the very best of the UK modern bathrooms and attention operator, Alfa Travel, on hospitality industry. to the small details that make all 08451 305666 or visit the Friendly staff are a key part of a the difference to your stay. Alfa Travel web site: stay within our hotels and we try www.alfatravel.co.uk. All hotels have a ballroom or large our very hardest to ensure your The Alfa web site also area for dancing and most have every need is met. contains a lot of additional comfortable lounge areas, sun From engaging front of house hotel information and details lounges or games areas where staff to experienced management of late offers. you’re free to while away the and back of house support teams, hours. Many guest rooms boast Group Bookings we work hard to make your stay fabulous sea views, and all are To make a booking for a memorable. immaculately presented and group of 20 people or more, Your comfort is paramount and provided with a bath or shower please contact our Head at Leisureplex we’re thrilled when & WC, central heating , hair dryer, Office Groups Department you tell us how you’ve enjoyed tea/coffee making facilities and on 08451 305888 or visit your well earned break. television with radio channels. our web site www.leisureplex.co.uk which also has details of “Great location, tasty food and very special offers and late availability for groups. enjoyable entertainment.” 3
    • Great Dining & Entertainment Dining at Leisureplex Here are some typical menus: Hotels Good food is at the heart of a Breakfast Menu Dinner Menu Good Morning! To Start Leisureplex break. Well appointed Chilled Orange Juice Tea or Coffee dining rooms are the perfect White or Wholemeal Toast Tuna, Sweetcorn & Bean Pasta backdrop for pleasurable with Preserves Chicken Waldorf Salad mealtimes. *** Minestrone Soup with grated parmesan cheese Starters For a more relaxed dining *** Chilled Orange Juice Main Course experience, all guests are Chilled Apple Juice Home Roasted Ham allocated individual times and all Grapefruit segments served with (or without) meals are waiter service, leaving Weetabix, a creamy onion sauce you to sit back and leisurely Prunes, Grilled Rainbow Trout with choose your next course from Cornflakes, dill butter Rice Krispies Freshly prepared Seasonal Salad our extensive set menus. or Fruit & Fibre Vegetarian Option We serve a traditional British Scotch Porridge Oats Chef’s Special of the Day breakfast each morning to set you Please note that we use *** semi skimmed milk. Served with Chips up for the day. Light snacks and *** Broccoli Florets bar meals are available at lunch Main Courses Buttered Broad Beans times (packed lunches are also *** Traditional British breakfast available on request). Puddings with your choice of fried, scrambled or poached eggs & Apple & Blackberry Crumble Tart In the evening, relax with our Double Chocolate Gateau grilled bacon, pork sausage, substantial menus which offer baked beans & tomato British & Continental Cheeses plenty of choice and a selection Scotch kipper fillet with accompaniments of wines. Ice Cream selection *** Fruit Salad If you have a special dietary Cold ham and cheeses *** request then we can cater for Fresh fruit Tea or Coffee most needs. 4
    • Here to entertain you Accessibility and No smoking policy All hotels have entertainment at clients with special Smoking is no longer permitted least four evenings and up to six anywhere inside any of our hotels evenings per week. All our hotels requirements (including all hotel bedrooms) and are large enough to provide both Our buildings are full of character smokers are only able to smoke cosy relaxing lounge areas where and it has not always been outside the buildings. you can enjoy a tranquil glass of possible to eliminate every wine and fabulous entertainment potential obstacle for mobility Child reductions rooms where you can take a spin impaired clients. However, we Although most of our clients are around the dance floor or enjoy pride ourselves on our service for aged over 40, we offer substantial the cabaret. clients with special needs and we reductions for children at all hotels can usually find a suitable solution. (please see page 40). Extensive information is available Several of our hotels are ideal for on our website regarding the a traditional family seaside holiday accessibility of both hotels and and grandparents holidaying with resorts and we strongly advise their grandchildren is also a clients to consult that information. popular holiday option. The key to success is tailoring our service to your exact needs. So if members of your party “We were very, very have a special requirement, impressed by the whether it is due to a mobility impairment or some other need, high standards of please contact our Customer Care both the staff, and team before you make your booking. You can telephone the accommodation, on 01257 248134 or email it made for a really care@alfatravel.co.uk. welcoming holiday.” 5
    • Anchor Head Hotel Weston-Super-Mare | Avon Anchor Head Hotel Reservations Claremont Crescent 01934 620880 Weston-Super-Mare, Avon BS23 2ED Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01934 620880 Email: anchor@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 6
    • Somerset’s best known holiday resort Your Hotel Splendidly situated overlooking Weston Bay and close to the boating slipway and a small beach; the promenade walk starts right next to the hotel. Dining & Entertainment • Delightful Anchor Bar with Your Resort Town Centre dance floor Weston-super-Mare is situated The town centre has a • Entertainment provided in a sheltered bay at the foot pedestrianised High Street and most evenings of the Mendip Hills with views indoor Sovereign Shopping • TV lounge across the Bristol Channel to Centre. Intriguing antiques, • Superb views from all South Wales. There are many books and craftworks are public rooms Victorian and Edwardian amongst Weston’s narrow terraces interspersed with side streets. Bristol city centre Bedrooms colourful parks and gardens. is just half an hour away. • All 52 bedrooms have central Attractions include a Sea Life heating and bath or shower & WC centre, dancing at the famous Beach & Gardens • All rooms have tea/coffee making Winter Gardens and top class The resort’s beach and facilities, hair dryer and TV with cabaret and big star names gardens provide an excellent radio channels performing at the Playhouse environment for relaxation theatre. Weston is close to with deckchairs, bowling Additional Information the historic cities of Bath lawns and music from the • AA 2 Star and Bristol and the resort’s bandstands. Weston’s clean, • No smoking throughout the hotel position, nestling between the sandy beaches stretch over • Lift to all floors (2 stairs between Mendip Hills and the Bristol a mile along the front. Its lift and restaurant) Channel, means there is some gardens are beautifully kept • Ground floor rooms available lovely scenery and many and are frequent contenders • Limited free on street parking opportunities for rambling in the prestigious Britain in and water sports. Bloom contest. Out & About Events Nearby • Playhouse Theatre Jun - Men’s Open Bowling Tournament • Bath • Weston Heritage Centre Jul - Helicopter Show • Wells • Court Farm Country Park Jul - Frome Festival • Cheddar Caves & Gorge • Weston Helicopter Museum Aug - Women’s Open Bowling Tournament • Street • Bishop’s Palace - Wells Nov - Weston Carnival • Taunton • Bristol Historic Docks • Bristol 7
    • Imperial Hotel Ilfracombe | Devon Imperial Hotel Reservations Wilder Road 01271 862536 Ilfracombe, Devon EX34 9AL Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01271 862536 Email: imperial@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 8
    • A coast of contrasts and beautiful moorland Your Hotel Situated in one of the best positions in Ilfracombe, opposite the splendid Landmark Theatre and Conference Centre, close to the Tunnels Beaches and shops and only a short almost level walk from the harbour. Your Resort Town Centre Dining & Ilfracombe is the premier The town centre provides Entertainment resort in North Devon, situated excellent shopping between the breathtaking opportunities with its blend • Dance floor scenery of Exmoor to the east of well-known high street • Entertainment most evenings and the spectacular beaches retailers and antique and • Attractive cocktail bar of Croyde and Woolacombe to gift shops. • Television lounge and sun lounge the west. The town nestles Bedrooms amongst the hills of Capstone Beach & Gardens and Hillsborough which Near to the hotel are the • 104 rooms with central heating overlook the picture perfect famous Tunnels Beaches and and bath or shower & WC harbour. There are plenty of the shingle and pebble beach • All rooms have tea/coffee making local shops and the regional at Wildersmouth. Further facilities, intercom, hair dryer and centre, Barnstaple, with its afield we find the breathtaking TV with radio channels remarkable Pannier Market, is beaches of Woolacombe and Additional Information a short drive away. Boat trips Croyde. Ilfracombe has some operate to magical Lundy delightful gardens, including • AA 2 Star Island and a trip to nearby Runnymede and Jubilee • No smoking throughout the hotel Lynton and Lynmouth - the Gardens, as well as fabulous • Lift to all floors (stairs to some ‘Little Switzerland’ of England - walks along the coastal path. rooms on split level floors) with their unique connecting • Limited on site car parking water operated cliff railway is • Coach parking is available a short a “must” during your stay. walk away (500 yards) Out & About Events Nearby • Landmark Theatre May - Ilfracombe Beer Festival • Lynton and Lynmouth • Tunnels Beaches May - Walking Festival • Bideford • Chambercombe Manor Jun - Victorian Week • Lundy Island • Barnstaple Heritage Centre Aug - Bird Man Competition • Barnstaple • Ilfracombe Aquarium Sep - Folk Festival • Exmoor Steam Railways • Watermouth Castle Oct - Exmoor Food Festival • Exmoor Zoo 9
    • Eliot Hotel Newquay | Cornwall Eliot Hotel Reservations Edgcumbe Avenue 01637 878177 Newquay, Cornwall TR7 2NH Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01637 878177 Email: eliot@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 10
    • The finest beaches in Europe Your Hotel Very well situated close to Great Western and Tolcarne beaches only a few yards from the sea front and within easy walking distance of the shops and harbour. Dining & Entertainment • Bar & ballroom with Your Resort Town Centre entertainment provided Newquay is Cornwall’s Newquay has a good selection most evenings premier holiday resort of both high street and • Extensive lounge areas boasting some of the finest local stores. Bank Street, • Games room coastline in Europe with no Newquay’s main high street, • Outdoor swimming pool less than eleven beaches! The is mostly pedestrianised, with (heated May – September) town is an ancient one - the interesting alleyways housing ‘new quay’ from which it takes little craft and antique shops. Bedrooms its name dates back to the There is also a great variety • 76 bedrooms with central heating fifteenth century, when it was of tea shops and cafés for and bath or shower & WC known as ‘Towan Blystra’. a refreshing break. • All rooms have tea/coffee making As well as being Britain’s facilities, hair dryer and TV with surfing capital, it offers Beaches radio channels wonderful cliff and beach Newquay beaches are walks, a picturesque harbour numerous and varied. Tolcarne Additional Information and a variety of activities and Great Western are the • AA 2 Star including golf, squash, tennis, most popular, with safe • No smoking throughout the hotel putting, bowls, surfing and bathing and golden sand. • Lift serves most rooms although even shark fishing! There Fistral beach is a surfer’s all floors (inc. ground floor) are split are also hidden coves and paradise and hosts many level with some intermediate stairs atmospheric smugglers’ pubs national and international • Large car park which are a living reminder of competitions each year. • Coach parking available the more colourful side of Cornwall’s history. Out & About Events Nearby • Newquay Zoo May - Padstow Spring Festival • Eden Project • Lappa Valley Steam Railway May - Helston’s Flora Day • St. Ives • Cornish Birds of Prey Centre May - Run to the Sun Festival • Penzance and Land’s End • Trerice Jun - Royal Cornwall Show • Bodmin • Trewithen House & Gardens Jul - Newquay Lions Carnival • Tintagel Aug - Fowey Regatta • Lanhydrock House 11
    • Cottage Hotel St. Ives | Cornwall Cottage Hotel Reservations Boskerris Road 01736 795252 Carbis Bay, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 2PE Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01736 795252 Email: cottage@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 12
    • Quaint cobbled streets and breathtaking bays Your Hotel Situated in extensive grounds overlooking Carbis Bay, 300 yards from the beach and two minutes’ walk from Carbis Bay railway station which is a delightful 5 minute journey from St. Ives. Dining & Entertainment Your Resort Town Centre • Large ballroom with St. Ives is a strikingly The streets of St. Ives are entertainment most evenings picturesque town with three steep, narrow and winding, • Two bars, snooker table & glorious beaches close to with a wealth of quaint shops TV lounge town plus the spectacular and cosy tea-rooms. St. Ives • Outdoor swimming pool beach at Carbis Bay. Its rocky is a magnet for artists, who (heated May - September) headlands, bustling harbour flock here to catch the town’s • Restaurant and sun lounge have and the remarkable quality of unique light and there are lovely views of the bay its light have made it a haven several galleries dotted for artists and there are around town. Bedrooms numerous exhibitions and a • 80 rooms with central heating and bath or shower & WC spectacular branch of the Tate Beach & Gardens • All rooms have tea/coffee making Gallery overlooking Porthmeor The town’s beaches are facilities, intercom, hair dryer and beach. With exclusive extensive and varied with TV with radio channels boutiques and restaurants, Porthmeor beach providing St. Ives is a very fashionable the surf and excitement whilst Additional Information seaside resort, visited by the quieter beaches at the • AA 2 Star royalty and celebrities. Despite Harbour, Porthminster and • No smoking throughout the hotel its popularity it still retains Carbis Bay provide sheltered • 2 lifts serve most bedrooms its old-world charm with bathing. Located just outside (although entertainment room is innumerable antique and craft the heart of the town, Trewyn only accessible via stairs) shops. In short, St. Ives is the Gardens regularly win Britain • Large car park perfect mixture of culture and in Bloom awards for their • Coach parking available outstanding natural beauty. incredible floral displays. Out & About Events Nearby • St. Ives Leisure Centre May - Helston’s Flora Day • Land’s End • Tate Gallery May - St. Ives Mayday Festival • Eden Project • Flambards Village - Helston Aug - End of the Road Show • St Michael’s Mount • Paradise Park Aug - Newlyn Fish Festival • Heligan Gardens • Barbara Hepworth Museum Sep - St. Ives September Festival • Penzance • Trengwainton Gardens Nov - Writing on the Wind • Scilly Isles 13
    • Madeira Hotel Falmouth | Cornwall Madeira Hotel Reservations Cliff Road, Falmouth, 01326 313531 Cornwall TR11 4NY Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01326 313531 Email: madeira@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 14
    • Cornwall’s sailing capital, awash with Atlantic light Your Hotel Beautifully situated on the sea front with attractive gardens and splendid views to Pendennis Castle and across Falmouth Bay. Dining & Entertainment • Restaurant with large dance floor and entertainment most evenings Your Resort Town Centre • Oak panelled cocktail bar Falmouth boasts one of the Falmouth is well-known for • Sun lounges with large picture highest average sunshine its fascinating mixture of windows overlooking the sea records in Britain and in winter buildings and shops which has a climate comparable to vary from modern stores to Bedrooms that of the Mediterranean. much older listed buildings, • 50 rooms with individual heating Located at the southern end of often occupied by antique and bath or shower & WC the Fal estuary, it has beautifully and craft shops, which lie in • All rooms have tea/coffee making laid out exotic gardens, a large picturesque alleyways leading facilities, hair dryer and TV with vibrant harbour and a Tudor down to the harbour. radio channels castle overlooking the bay. Other attractions include a Beach & Gardens Additional Information growing arts centre and the Castle Beach lies directly • AA 2 Star state-of-the-art National in front of the hotel and • No smoking throughout the hotel Maritime Museum, which Gyllyngvase Beach is a five • Lift to all floors documents Falmouth’s historic minute walk away. Falmouth’s • Large car park Cornish past and plays host gardens, which are dotted • Coach parking available to the town’s cultural events. around the town include a Further up the Fal estuary, the sprinkling of sub-tropical riverside is interspersed with plants and provide an tiny villages and hamlets, excellent backdrop for creeks and coves which may reflection and relaxation. be seen by taking a cruise on the River Fal. Out & About Events Nearby • Falmouth Art Gallery May - Fal River Festival • St Mawes • Pendennis Castle May - Helston’s Flora Day • Fowey • National Maritime Museum Aug - Falmouth week • Trevarno Estate Gardens • Glendurgan Gardens Sep - Truro Carnival • Eden Project • Trebah Gardens • Heligan Gardens • National Seal Sanctuary • Roseland Peninsula 15
    • Regina Hotel Torquay | South Devon Regina Hotel Reservations Victoria Parade 01803 292904 Torquay, South Devon TQ1 2BE Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01803 292904 Email: regina@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 16
    • Queen of the English Riviera Your Hotel Wonderfully situated on the harbour-side, with the principal shops and theatre a gentle stroll away. Part of the Regina is particularly interesting as the home for three years of the poet, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Dining & Your Resort and beautiful footbridge across the inner harbour. Entertainment Torquay is one of Britain’s most famous resorts, situated • Bar lounge with dance floor and Town Centre entertainment most evenings at the heart of 22 miles of The heart of the town is the • Newly refurbished lounge bar unspoilt coastline known as harbour which has many looking out on to the lively harbour the ‘English Riviera’ because shops along its edges. • Air conditioned restaurant of its mild climate, sparkling The town is hilly but the blue waters, blue-flag location of the Regina Hotel Bedrooms beaches, attractive gardens is on the flat harbourside and • 68 bedrooms with central heating and palm tree lined seafront. the shops, promenade and and bath or shower & WC Torquay has been fashionable Pavilion Theatre are all a level • All rooms have tea/coffee making since Victorian times and is walk from here. facilities, hair dryer and TV with the former home of Elizabeth Barrett Browning as well as radio channels Beaches & crime author Agatha Christie. Additional Information It offers variety, day and night, Gardens from its bustling harbour and Torbay has excellent bathing • AA 2 Star • No smoking throughout the hotel marina to its exclusive shops, beaches at Babbacombe, • Lift serves most rooms (except sophisticated restaurants and Torre Abbey and Paignton. Barrett Browning’s former house) bars. Torquay’s new multi- Torre Abbey Gardens make a • Limited car parking with public million pound waterfront pleasant walk along the sea car park across the road provides a continental front from the hotel. atmosphere with its attractive cafes and shops, luxury yachts Out & About Events Nearby • Babbacombe Model Village May - Brixham Heritage Festival • Exeter • Torquay Museum Jun - All Saints’ Festival of the Sea • Plymouth • Bygones Victorian Museum Jul - Torbay Carnival • South Devon Railway • Oldway Mansion & Gardens Aug - Torbay Week • Paignton • Cockington Sep - Agatha Christie Festival • Teignmouth • Living Coast • Dartmoor 17
    • Cavendish Hotel Exmouth | Devon Cavendish Hotel Reservations The Esplanade 01395 272528 Exmouth, Devon EX8 1BE Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01395 272528 Email: cavendish@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 18
    • Two miles of golden sands and a World Heritage Coast Your Hotel This delightful hotel is wonderfully situated on the level seafront next to Exmouth’s fine golden sands, a few minutes’ walk from the shops. Dining & Entertainment • Bar lounge with dance floor & Your Resort Town Centre entertainment most evenings Exmouth developed as a resort Exmouth has good shopping • Large screen TV lounge & games in Georgian times and was with an indoor market and a room with snooker & darts once probably the most select pedestrianised high street, • Quiet lounge with sea views resort in Britain. Today it as well as Georgian pubs offers golden sands, colourful and high quality restaurants Bedrooms gardens and a bustling harbour serving a variety of local and • 76 rooms with central heating side. Its two mile long international dishes. The newly and bath or shower and WC promenade provides a range developed yacht harbour and • All rooms have tea/coffee making of activities from boating, railway station are both within facilities, hair dryer and TV with amusements and crazy golf to a few minutes’ walk of the radio channels dancing and entertainment at Cavendish Hotel. the Exmouth Pavilion. There Additional Information are boat trips along the estuary Beach & Gardens • AA 2 Star and riverside pubs, as well as a Exmouth’s sandy beach is • No smoking throughout the hotel miniature railway and Country directly across the road from • Lift serves most rooms (a few Life centre. The coast from the Cavendish Hotel. There are stairs to some rooms on split Exmouth to Dorset has been well kept parks just a short level floors. 4th floor not served) officially ranked alongside the walk away, including the • Extensive car parking Grand Canyon and Great Strand Gardens and Manor Barrier Reef as one of the Gardens, both well-known for natural wonders of the world. their beautiful floral displays. Out & About Events Nearby • The World of Country Life May - Exmouth Festival • Sidmouth • Exmouth Museum Jul - Exmouth Summer Funtime • Seaton • Beer Quarry Caves Aug - Sidmouth Folk Week • Exeter • Knightshayes Court Oct - Exmouth Winter Parade • Torquay • Bicton Gardens Dec - New Year’s Eve Fancy • Lyme Regis • Exmouth model railway Dress Parade • Teignmouth & Dawlish 19
    • Devon Towers Bournemouth | Dorset Devon Towers Hotel Reservations 58-62 St.Michael’s Road 01202 553863 Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5ED Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01202 553863 Email: devontowers@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 20
    • England’s most international resort Your Hotel Ideally situated on the West Cliff, a short walk from the sea front, International Centre, shops and pier. Dining & Entertainment • Spacious entertainment room with dance floor where entertainment is provided most Your Resort Town Centre evenings Bournemouth is superbly The Avenue shopping centre • Attractive entrance lounge situated on the sunny south has a number of department • Delightful bar lounge with TV coast on top of spectacular stores and High Street names, chalk cliffs which overlook its whilst Westover Road, Bedrooms golden sands. It is probably known as the ‘Bond Street of • 60 bedrooms with individual Britain’s most international Bournemouth’, has a selection heating and bath or shower & WC resort with a cosmopolitan of boutiques and smaller • All rooms have tea/coffee making atmosphere, attractive retailers along a stylish tree- facilities, hair dryer and TV with boulevards and lively street lined boulevard. radio channels cafés. A recent addition is the ‘Bournemouth Eye’, a tethered Beach & Gardens Additional Information balloon which rises to 160 Bournemouth offers seven • AA 2 Star metres over the magnificent miles of clean, safe Blue • No smoking throughout the hotel Gardens, giving a bird’s eye Flag bathing beaches. • Lift to all floors view of the town. There are Bournemouth’s award-winning • Limited car parking many outstanding attractions gardens include the Lower • Coach parking available nearby including museums, an art Gardens, Boscombe’s gallery, two piers and a wealth Italianate Gardens, with of evening entertainment Roman-style colonnades, ranging from world class and the Alum Chine gardens, classical music to top name which occupy a superb cliff- summer shows. top position. Out & About Events Nearby • Oceanarium Jun - Bournemouth Live • Weymouth • Bournemouth Eye Jun - Wimborne Folk Festival • Poole • Bournemouth International Centre Jul - Bournemouth Carnival • Salisbury • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Aug - Flowers by Candelight • Wimborne Minster • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum Sep - Great Dorset Steam Fair • New Forest & Beaulieu • Compton Acres • Stonehenge 21
    • Bayshore Hotel Sandown | Isle of Wight Bayshore Hotel Reservations 12-16 Pier Street 01983 403154 Sandown, Isle Of Wight PO36 8JX Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01983 403154 Email: bayshore@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 22
    • Magnificent seaside and unspoilt countryside Your Hotel Situated in a magnificent position on the seafront, opposite the beach and pier and close to the shopping centre. Dining & Entertainment • Large dance floor where entertainment is provided most Your Resort Roman Villa complete with mosaic floors. evenings The Isle of Wight has superb sandy beaches, stunning • Cocktail bar and restaurant Town Centre overlooking the sea countryside and exhilarating Regular markets take place • TV lounge and sun lounge coastal walks. Sandown on Sunday and Monday in overlooking the sea became fashionable in the summer to supplement • Games room including table Victorian period and today Sandown’s shops, cafés tennis and pool remains the island’s principal and restaurants. resort offering a wealth of Bedrooms entertainment. It has an Beach & Gardens • 80 bedrooms with central heating excellent beach and is Sandown boasts a clean, and bath or shower & WC surrounded by a varied safe and extensive beach • All rooms have tea/coffee making landscape of gentle downs with miles of golden sands. facilities, hair dryer and TV with and majestic cliffs. Other Its esplanades and seawall radio channels attractions include the pier, walks stretch from Yaverland which is right in front of our southwards through Lake to Additional Information hotel, Brown’s Pleasure Park, Shanklin Chine. Its gardens • AA 2 Star the award-winning Big Cat include Los Altos, Sandham • No smoking throughout the hotel Sanctuary and the Museum of Grounds and the delightful • Lift serves most rooms although Geology. Dinosaur Isle offers clifftop garden at Ferncliff. all rooms are split level with a life-like dinosaur models and few stairs skeletons and is popular with • Nearby pay & display car parking all ages. Nearby Brading has Wax and Doll Museums and a Out & About Events Nearby • Amazon World Jun - Isle of Wight Festival • Ryde • Alum Bay • Isle of Wight Natural History Centre Aug - Isle of Wight Walking Festival • Osbourne House • Brading Roman Villa Aug - Skandia Cowes Week • Shanklin Chine • Tiger & Big Cat Sanctuary Aug - Garlic Festival • Isle of Wight • Dinosaur Isle Aug - Isle of Wight Scooter Rally Steam Railway • Heights Leisure Centre • Carisbrooke Castle 23
    • Royal Norfolk Hotel Bognor Regis | West Sussex Royal Norfolk Hotel Reservations The Esplanade, Bognor Regis, 01243 826222 West Sussex PO21 2LH Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01243 826222 Email: royalnorfolk@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 24
    • Quintessential English landscapes and brilliant seascapes Your Hotel This magnificent Georgian hotel is situated on the sea front, very close to the pier and a short walk from the shops. Dining & Entertainment • Nelson’s Restaurant looks out across the hotel’s gardens to the Your Resort Town Centre sea Bognor Regis is one of The town centre shops are • Cocktail bar England’s oldest resorts approximately 10 minutes’ • Goodwood Suite also has a bar having begun its walk from the hotel and the where entertainment is provided transformation from fishing pier is just 250 metres away. • Flexible function and meeting village to seaside resort in The famous Butlins Resort is rooms the 1780s. Its long flat sea the largest holiday centre in front is perfect for that the south of England and Bedrooms most traditional of seaside welcomes day visitors. • 43 bedrooms with central heating occupations – strolling along & bath or shower & WC the prom! There are traditional Beach & Gardens • All rooms have tea/coffee making rides and amusements and The hotel looks over its own facilities, intercom, trouser press, some delightful parks and extensive gardens on to the hair dryer & TV gardens. There are many lively beach which is predominantly sea front cafes, bars and pubs pebbly with clean and inviting Additional Information which give it a very relaxed waters. There is an attractive • AA Grading Awaited atmosphere. The surrounding promenade separate from • No Smoking throughout the hotel countryside is full of interest – the road which makes • Lift serves most rooms (although just a few miles inland are walking along the prom a real there are stairs between some some of England’s finest pleasure! Nearby Hotham Park rooms and the lift) stately homes and of provides lots of amenities • Extensive car and coach parking course the spectacular South and is a delightful spot to Downs – England’s newest spend an afternoon. National Park. Out & About Events Nearby • Bentley Motor Museum May - Aug Glyndebourne Festival • Worthing • Brighton • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard May - Oct Chichester Festival • Portsmouth • Arundel • Arundel Castle & Gardens July - Goodwood Festival of Speed • Chichester • Amberley Heritage Museum July - Glorious Goodwood • Isle of Wight • Chichester Cathedral Sep - Bognor Regis Seaside Festival • Hever Castle • Goodwood House Sep -Goodwood Revival • Sheffield Park Gardens 25
    • Queens Hotel Eastbourne | East Sussex Queens Hotel Reservations Marine Parade 01323 722822 Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 3DY Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01323 722822 Email: queens@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 26
    • Elegant gardens and a wealth of excursions Your Hotel This magnificent Victorian hotel is situated in an outstanding position overlooking the pier. Dining & Entertainment • Princes Suite with its own bar where entertainment is provided most evenings Your Resort Town Centre • Cocktail bar, snooker room, sun Eastbourne is one of Britain’s Shoppers find high street lounge and two restaurants more elegant resorts, enjoying names amongst the town’s • Excellent function facilities a glorious sunny location on flower-lined pedestrianised the south coast in the shelter streets and its main indoor Bedrooms of Beachy Head. It has five centre, the Arndale Centre. • 125 bedrooms with central miles of promenade and the Little Chelsea Quarter sells heating and bath or shower & WC famous Carpet Gardens line antiques, hand-made furniture, • All rooms have tea/coffee making the seafront. Activities include jewellery and ceramics. facilities, intercom, hair dryer and bowls, museums, cinemas TV with radio channels and dancing at the Winter Beach & Gardens Gardens. Beachy Head has Eastbourne has clean, inviting Additional Information panoramic views, from beaches, predominantly of • AA 2 Star Brighton in the west to shingle leading to sand at low • No smoking throughout the hotel Dungeness in Kent in the east. tide, which offer excellent • Two lifts serve all floors (although This Area of Outstanding bathing. Its award-winning the ground and lower ground Natural Beauty is close to the gardens range from the floors are split level and some historical sites of Hastings and striking Carpet Gardens along stairs are unavoidable) Battle and a short drive from the sea-front, to the rockery of • Extensive car parking lively Brighton. There’s plenty Helen Gardens and the shingle • Coach parking available to do with excellent shops, based Sovereign Park with its museums, shows, concerts, 130 different species of wild cinema and dancing as well as flowers. outstanding sports facilities. Out & About Events Nearby • Allchorn Pleasure Boats Bandstand Events • Hever Castle • Brighton • Sovereign Harbour Marina May - Magnificent Motors • Kent and East Sussex • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Aug - Eastbourne Air Show Railway • ‘How We Lived Then’ Shop Museum Aug - Medieval Festival • Leeds Castle • Observatory Science Centre Sep - Eastbourne Victorian Festival • Hastings & Battle - Hailsham Oct - Eastbourne Beer Festival • Sheffield Park Gardens 27
    • New Beach Hotel Great Yarmouth | Norfolk New Beach Hotel Reservations 67 Marine Parade 01493 332300 Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR30 2EJ Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01493 332300 Email: newbeach@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 28
    • East Anglia’s liveliest resort Your Hotel Situated in Great Yarmouth’s most central and lively location, on the sea front opposite Britannia Pier and adjacent to the shops and resort amenities. Dining & Entertainment • Entertainment most evenings Your Resort Town Centre • Spacious cocktail bar/lounge Described by Charles Dickens The main shopping streets, • Magnificent restaurant with large as “...the finest place in found just off the ancient dance floor the universe” today Great harbour, offer high street Yarmouth is East Anglia’s top stores and traditional seaside Bedrooms seaside venue. Set on 15 shops; there is excellent • 75 bedrooms with central heating miles of wide, flat golden sand variety and quality to keep and bath or shower & WC with sunny dry weather and a shoppers happy. There is a • All rooms have tea/coffee making lively promenade, it offers a large open air market. facilities, intercom, hair dryer and huge range of entertainment, TV with radio channels sports and shopping. There Beach & Gardens are two piers, a Model Village, Great Yarmouth boasts 15 Additional Information Butterfly Centre and a ’Sea miles of safe golden sands • AA 2 Star Life Centre’. Stroll along the which have won several • No smoking throughout the hotel prom or catch the unique awards for cleanliness. The • Small lift serves most rooms horse-drawn landaus. At night attractive Anchor Garden, so • On street car parking can be the resort is illuminated called because of its huge arranged at no extra charge if and renowned for it’s live anchor shaped flowerbed, and booked in advance entertainment with a wide St. Georges Park both provide variety of shows and concerts. seating for a quiet moment of rest and relaxation. (Note that it can be quite lively in the street outside the sea facing rooms.) Out & About Events Nearby • Thrigby Wildlife Gardens Jul - Lowestoft Sea Front Air Festival • Norwich • Merrivale Model Village Jul - Royal Norfolk Show • Suffolk Villages • Great Yarmouth Pottery Aug - Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival • Norfolk Broads • Sea Life Centre Aug - Great Yarmouth Carnival Procession • Lowestoft • Race Course Aug & Sep - Festival of Bowls • Greyhound Stadium 29
    • Hotel De Paris Cromer | Norfolk Hotel De Paris Reservations High Street 01263 513141 Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9HG Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01263 513141 Email: deparis@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 30
    • Victorian charm a mid flint cottages and unspoilt beaches Your Hotel A delightful and unusual hotel, occupying the finest position in Cromer, close to the shops and historic parish church and directly overlooking the pier and beach. Dining & Entertainment • Delightful restaurant with small Your Resort Town Centre dance floor Cromer was once a small The quaint narrow streets are • Entertainment most evenings fishing village but in the home to some delightfully • Attractive reception lounge and Victorian period it was atmospheric pubs and the cocktail bar patronised by royalty and many shops sell all manner of • Games room and TV room became a distinctly upper class goods, from household items • Excellent views from most holiday resort. Today, it is full of to the delicious Cromer crabs bedrooms character with narrow, twisting for which the town is well streets and a lively promenade known. Bedrooms overlooking its predominantly • 61 bedrooms with central heating sandy beach. Colourful gardens Beach & Gardens and bath or shower & WC offer quiet relaxation but if you Cromer’s sand and shingle • All rooms have tea/coffee making are feeling energetic there are beach is popular with both facilities, hair dryer and TV with leisure facilities including bathers and surfers and offers radio channels bowling greens, tennis courts, clean waters and safe bathing. squash and golf. The famous The pretty gardens along the Additional Information Pier Pavilion puts on a unique cliff are well stocked and also • AA 2 Star summer show. The Norfolk feature pitch and putt and the • No smoking throughout the hotel countryside with its leafy lanes bowling green. • Lift (few stairs to some rooms) and flint cottages is a delight • Limited car parking and you are never far away • Coach parking available from the remarkable Norfolk Broads. Out & About Events Nearby • The Pavilion Theatre & Cromer Pier May - Folk on the Pier • Great Yarmouth • Cromer Museum Jul - Royal Norfolk Show • Norwich • Felbrigg Hall Jul - Sheringham Beer Festival • Bure Valley Railway • Hillside Horse and Pony Sanctuary Aug - Cromer Carnival Week • Blickling Hall • Lifeboat Museum Sep - Great Yarmouth • Thursford Collection • Royal Cromer Golf Club Maritime Festival • Sheringham 31
    • Cumberland Hotel Scarborough | North Yorkshire Cumberland Hotel Reservations Belmont Road, Scarborough 01723 361826 North Yorkshire YO11 2NB Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01723 361826 Email: cumberland@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 32
    • Britain’s oldest resort, the gem of the Yorkshire coast Your Hotel Very well situated on the South Cliff a few minutes walk from the Spa complex, beach and town centre with excellent views of the town from the north facing rooms. This excellent hotel has recently been extensively refurbished. Your Resort Town Centre Dining & Scarborough is arguably Scarborough offers a very Entertainment Britain’s oldest seaside resort - wide range of shops of all it was a resort more than shapes and sizes. The • Bar lounge with dance floor a century before Regency Brunswick Shopping Centre where entertainment is provided Brighton. It has two bays has a great selection of high most evenings divided by a rugged headland street names. Bar Street, • Attractive restaurant on which sit the remains of a charming cobbled area, • Quiet lounge a medieval castle. The busy is traffic-free and offers a Bedrooms harbour is home to a welter of selection of smaller shops. fishing boats and there are the • 86 bedrooms with central heating usual seaside pursuits a-plenty Beach & Gardens and bath or shower & WC on the South Bay promenade Scarborough offers two • All rooms have tea/coffee making which leads to the Spa sheltered bays of golden facilities, hair dryer and TV Complex, close to our hotel. sand which are ideal for safe Additional Information The steep hillsides are bathing. This premier floral beautifully landscaped and resort has a number of • AA 2 Star there are many attractive parks stunning gardens, in particular • No smoking throughout the hotel and gardens. There are lots of South Cliff and the remarkable • Lift (few stairs to some rooms) shops, restaurants and cafés Peasholm Park with its oriental • On street car parking using and of course the famous influences. complimentary permit available Stephen Joseph Theatre. at reception Out & About Events Nearby • Eden Camp Apr - Scarborough Dance Festival • Whitby • Sea Life Centre and Marine Sanctuary May - Continental Market • York • Scarborough Bowls Centre Jul - Scarborough Fayre • Bridlington • Stephen Joseph Theatre Aug - Whitby Regatta • Beverley • Market Hall & Vaults Sep - Scarborough Jazz Festival • Castle Howard • Scarborough Millenium • Hull & The Deep Aquarium 33
    • Hydro Hotel Llandudno | Gwynedd Hydro Hotel Reservations Neville Crescent 01492 870101 Llandudno, Gwynedd LL30 1AS Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01492 870101 Email: hydro@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 34
    • Elegant boulevards between mountains and sea Your Hotel Ideally placed on the sea front, close to the Aberconwy Centre and a short walk from Llandudno’s wonderful shops, the Pier and Happy Valley gardens. Dining & Entertainment • Large entertainment suite with Your Resort Town Centre dance floor and entertainment Lying on a peninsula between The town centre consists most evenings the Great Orme and Little of carefully preserved • Superb “Looking Glass” bar with Orme Heads, Llandudno has architecture within a superb views over the bay two great beaches. The natural setting. The Victorian • Sun lounges and games room shingly North Shore (outside Shopping Centre is one of with snooker our hotel) is the busier of the the largest indoor shopping two with its Victorian Pier, boat centres in Wales, offers Bedrooms trips, donkey rides and much quality, value and award- • 120 bedrooms with central more. The sandy west shore winning restaurants. heating and bath or shower & WC is quieter with spectacular • All rooms have tea/coffee making views of nearby Snowdonia. Beach & Gardens facilities, hair dryer and TV with A Victorian tramway and cable The resort has two superb radio channels car offer routes to the summit bathing beaches and of Great Orme with its spectacular gardens. The lively Additional Information fabulous views and fascinating north shore has a shingle • AA 2 Star wildlife. Llandudno is Wales’ beach and Victorian pier whilst • No smoking throughout the hotel largest and most elegant the west shore boasts golden • Lift serves most floors (split level resort offering tree lined sands and panoramic views. floors mean some stairs to most streets and elegant shops. rooms) There are two golf courses, • Some ground floor rooms available bowling greens, art galleries, • Car parking exhibitions and theatre • Coach parking available at Venue Cymru. Out & About Events Nearby • Great Orme Bronze Age May - Llandudno Transport Festival • Llangollen Copper Mines May - Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza • Caernarfon • Alice in Wonderland Centre Jul - Llangollen International Eisteddfod • Betws-y-Coed • Welsh Mountain Zoo Jul - Llangollen Fringe Festival • Conwy Castle • Great Orme Tramway Jul - Victorian Week • Anglesey • Bodnant Gardens Aug - Conwy River Festival • Bangor 35
    • George IV Hotel Criccieth | Gwynedd George IV Hotel Reservations 21-25 High Street 01766 522168 Criccieth, Gwynedd LL52 0BS Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01766 522168 Email: georgeiv@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 36
    • The Pearl of Wales on the shores of Snowdonia Your Hotel This atmospheric hotel is situated on the High Street in the centre of Criccieth with magnificent views towards the sea and castle from many bedrooms. Dining & Entertainment • Attractive restaurant Your Resort Town Centre • Delightful cocktail bar Criccieth lies on the south Criccieth has a selection of • Entertainment room with coast of the Llyn Peninsula, family run shops and some additional bar and a cosy lounge where the edge of Snowdonia good pubs and restaurants. National Park meets the sea, There is plenty of parking Bedrooms with spectacular views over and some pleasant walks • 47 bedrooms with central heating Cardigan Bay. The medieval around town. and bath or shower & WC (most castle, originally Welsh but have bath & shower) later taken and reinforced by Beach & Gardens • All rooms have tea/coffee making the Normans, dominates the Criccieth boasts two Blue Flag facilities, intercom, hair dryer and town. The castle headland beaches which are clean and TV with radio channels divides the seafront into two safe for families. There is a with a pebbly bay to the west range of watersports such Additional Information and a sheltered mainly sandy as sailing and fishing and the • AA 2 Star bay to the east. This area of area is also renowned for its • No smoking throughout the hotel Wales is ideal for walking, spectacular sunsets. Due to • Lift serves first and second floors from the gentle rolling hills of its temperate climate, the (not third floor) the Llyn Peninsula in the west town is awash with floral • Ample car parking to the soaring majesty of colour almost all year round. • Coach parking available Snowdonia in the east with delightful gardens and castles at every turn. Out & About Events Nearby • Criccieth Castle Apr - Academi ty Newydd Festival • Snowdonia National Park • The Lloyd George Museum May & Jun - Criccieth Fair Days • Portmeirion Village • Brynkir Woollen Mill Jun - Criccieth Festival • Porthmadog • Porthmadog Maritime Museum Sep - Barmouth Walking Festival • Llechwedd Slate Caverns • Welsh Highland Railway • Harleach • Dolgellau 37
    • Seabank Hotel Porthcawl | Glamorgan Seabank Hotel Reservations Esplanade, Porthcawl 01656 782261 Mid Glamorgan CF36 3LU Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01656 782261 Email: seabank@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 38
    • The heart of the South Wales Heritage Coast Your Hotel This landmark building commands coastal views to the east, south and west, yet is only a short walk from the centre of Porthcawl. Dining and Entertainment • Attractive restaurant • Spacious split level cocktail bar Your Resort Atlantic swell ensures there is often excellent surfing. lounge Porthcawl lies on a beautiful stretch of coast with sandy • Large entertainment room with Town Centre additional bar beaches and rocky cliffs, yet The town centre is just a short • Two small lounges with sea is only a short drive from the walk from the hotel and has views fascinating cities of Cardiff and a variety of attractive shops. • Two conference rooms Swansea. It is famous for its Nearby Bridgend offers a many golf courses including wide selection of shops and a Bedrooms the world famous Royal designer outlet shopping mall. • 67 bedrooms with central heating Porthcawl. A rocky promontory The striking Grand Pavilion & bath or shower & WC (4 have with spectacular sea views was originally designed as a shower & WC but no bath) separates the golf course Palm Court but today offers a • All rooms have tea/coffee making from the main part of the town wide variety of top class facilities, intercom, trouser press, including the harbour and entertainment including hair dryer & TV the expansive sandy beach theatre, comedy, variety to the east behind which lies and musicals. Additional Information a fairground with a variety of rides and amusements. There • AA 2 Star Beach & Gardens • No Smoking throughout the hotel is an attractive high street Porthcawl has several beaches • Lift serves most rooms (few with numerous shops and and some lovely countryside stairs to some front rooms) the fascinating Grand Pavilion walks. The town is well kept • Ample car and coach parking offers theatre and a pleasant and there is a small harbour. bar. There is good bathing from several beaches and the Out & About Events Nearby • Swansea National Waterfront Museum Apr - Porthcawl Jazz Festival • Tenby • Swansea • Cardiff • Kenfig National Nature Reserve Jul - Porthcawl Carnival • Barry Island • Laugharne • Numerous golf courses Jul – Bridgend County Show • St. Fagan’s National History • Kidwelly Industrial Museum Aug - Porthcawl Sea Festival Museum • National Botanic Gardens Sep - Porthcawl Elvis Festival • Brecon Beacons • Gower Peninsula • Blaenavon World Heritage Site 39
    • Selborne Hotel Dunoon | Argyll Selborne Hotel Reservations Clyde Street 01369 702761 Dunoon, Argyll PA23 7HT Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01369 702761 Email: selborne@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 40
    • A window on the outstanding scenery of the Highlands Your Hotel Superbly situated looking south across the Clyde with pleasant lawns reaching down to the promenade and water’s edge. All the public rooms and many of the bedrooms offer uninterrupted views of the river which is a constant source of interest. Your Resort to Dunoon. Nearby sports facilities include an indoor Dining & Set in Scotland’s first National swimming pool, bowling Entertainment Park, Dunoon is two great greens, tennis courts and golf resorts in one: a traditional • Bar lounge with dance floor courses. There is a cinema loch-side resort with where entertainment is provided and in the season, a range of marvellous waterside views. most evenings entertainment at the Queens • Ground floor areas have recently and plenty of amenities and a Hall. The resort stages been extensively refurbished and base from which to explore international jazz and dance include a TV lounge, bar lounge, the rugged mountains of festivals and hosts the quiet lounge and games room Argyll - some of the most Cowal Highland Gathering, spectacular scenery in the biggest highland Bedrooms Scotland. It has lovely games festival. • 98 bedrooms with central heating gardens, the remains of a castle, a four mile promenade and bath or shower & WC Town Centre • All rooms have tea/coffee making and a 19th Century pier with Dunoon has one of the facilities hair dryer and TV with panoramic views across the largest town centres in the radio channels Clyde. Pleasure cruises run area. Its main street is filled • Some ground floor rooms throughout the summer with shops selling an array months sailing to destinations Additional Information of goods, from fresh bakery ranging from Loch Goil to items to outdoor clothing. • AA 2 Star Arran. You may even catch the • No smoking throughout the hotel last sea-going paddle steamer • Lift serves almost all rooms in the world, the Waverley, • Car and coach parking available which is still a regular visitor Out & About Events Nearby • Benmore Botanic Gardens Apr - May Bute Jazz Festival • Inveraray Castle & Jail • Queen’s Halls Jun - Arts Feast Cowal • Helensburgh • The Castle House Museum July - Tarbert Seafood Festival • Oban • Cowal Golf Club Aug - Cowal Highland Gathering • Bute • Ardkinglas Woodland Garden Sep - Dunoon Highland Dancing Festival • Loch Lomond • Bishop’s Seat and Fairy Glen Nov - Country & Western Extravaganza • Trossachs 41
    • Croit Anna Hotel Fort William | Inverness-shire Croit Anna Hotel Reservations Achintore Road 01397 702268 Fort William, Inverness-shire PH33 6RR Groups: 08451 305888 Tel: 01397 702268 Email: croitanna@alfatravel.co.uk www.leisureplex.co.uk 42
    • Outdoor Capital of the UK Your Hotel Situated in an isolated position on the shores of Loch Linnhe with spectacular views across the loch from all of the public rooms and most of the bedrooms, the Croit Anna offers a comfortable and friendly base in which to relax. Dining & Your Resort make superb full day excursions and there are lots Entertainment Fort William, the “Outdoor of places within half an hour’s Capital of the UK” is the • Entertainment most evenings drive including Glenfinnan and, largest town in the western • Panoramic lounge and two bars of course, breathtaking Highlands. It is situated at the • Lovely loch views from the Glencoe. southern end of the Great restaurant and lounge Glen, on the shores of crystal Town Centre Bedrooms clear Loch Linnhe beneath Fort William is a busy market towering Ben Nevis, Britain’s • 92 bedrooms with central heating town. It boasts a fine array highest mountain. Nearby and bath or shower & WC of shops and an interesting Aonach Mor ski-resort offers • All rooms have tea/coffee making selection of bars and Britain’s only alpine cable car, facilities, hair dryer and TV with restaurants catering for most rising over 2000 feet with radio channels tastes. At its centre, Fort superb views of the Great William Cameron Square is Additional Information Glen. The surrounding the focus of entertainment countryside has some of • AA 2 Star and is the venue for many Britain’s most spectacular and • No smoking throughout the hotel live concerts. romantic scenery and its torrid • No lift but many ground floor The Nevis Centre hosts history has produced more rooms are available shows and also has a ten pin than 30 battlefields in the • Extensive car parking bowling alley. Lochaber area alone. As a • Coach parking available touring centre, it is simply unparalleled: Inverness, Oban, Skye, Iona and Speyside all Out & About Events Nearby • West Highland Museum Mar - Fort William Mountain Festival • The Clan Cameron Museum • Lochaber Leisure Centre May - Loch Lomond Food & Drink Festival • Loch Ness • Fort William Cruises Jun - Road to the Isles Agricultural Show • Mallaig • Ben Nevis Cable Car Jul - Lochaber Highland Games • Oban • The Jacobite Steam Train Sep - Ben Nevis Race • Isle of Skye • Iona 43
    • Tariffs 2011 Daily terms for room and full British breakfast per person Departures on/or between Jan 1 - Good Fri - May 28 - Sept 3 - Oct 1 - Good Fri May 27 Sept 2 Sept 30 Dec 31 Wales Llandudno Hydro £29 £32 £38 £36 £31 Criccieth George IV £30 £33 £39 £37 £32 Porthcawl Seabank £30 £33 £39 £37 £32 England - South West Weston-super-Mare Anchor Head £28 £30 £36 £34 £29 Ilfracombe Imperial £28 £30 £36 £34 £29 Newquay Eliot £28 £30 £36 £34 £29 St.Ives Cottage £29 £32 £38 £36 £31 Falmouth Madeira £31 £34 £41 £37 £32 Torquay Regina £28 £30 £36 £34 £29 England - South Coast Exmouth Cavendish £30 £33 £39 £37 £32 Bournemouth Devon Towers £29 £32 £38 £36 £31 Sandown Bayshore £28 £30 £36 £34 £29 Bognor Regis Royal Norfolk £31 £34 £41 £38 £32 Eastbourne Queens £31 £34 £41 £38 £32 England - East Coast Great Yarmouth New Beach £28 £30 £36 £33 £29 Cromer De Paris £31 £34 £41 £38 £32 Scarborough Cumberland £30 £33 £38 £36 £32 Scotland Dunoon Selborne £28 £30 £35 £34 £29 Fort William Croit Anna £30 £33 £40 £37 £32 Table d’hote Dinner: £14 (reduced to £10 per night Child Discounts if booked prior to arrival) (sharing room with one or more adults) Single Supplement: £7 per night Single Supplements are doubled where a Double/Twin room Age 0 - 2 years: Deduct £15 per night is used as a Single Age 3 - 11 years: Deduct £10 per night Sea View Supplement: £4 per person per night (All hotels have sea view rooms except Newquay, Bournemouth, Scarborough and Criccieth) These tariffs are valid for stays of any duration (except Christmas and New Year). Special rates apply during Goodwood Festivals at Bognor Regis. Bookings should be made directly with your chosen hotel. TARIFFS ARE INCLUSIVE OF VAT AT 20% Groups Package Rates - 3, 4 & 7 Nights Tariffs for groups of 20 or more people Discounted dinner, room and breakfast package tariffs for 3 night are available on request. Please contact weekend, 4 night Monday-Friday and 7 night Saturday-Saturday our Groups Department at the Head and Sunday-Sunday stays are available through our associated Office address opposite or telephone ABTA bonded tour operator, Alfa Travel. Please visit the Alfa 08451 305888 (local call rate). Travel web site at www.alfatravel.co.uk or call 08451 305666 (local call rate) and ask for the Alfa Travel brochure. 44
    • Booking is easy... Please complete this form for your booking Forward to your chosen hotel (see back cover) or to: Leisureplex Head Office, Leisureplex Limited, Alfa Building, Euxton Lane, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 6AF Telephone: 08451 305666 Facsimile: 08451 303777 Resort Hotel Arrival Date No. of Nights Board Basis Board Basis: Please indicate whether you wish to pre-book dinner each evening by indicating: HB = Half Board (dinner, bed and breakfast) BB = Bed and Breakfast. Room Type Sea View (Y/N) Prefer Bath/Shower Title Initial Surname (one lead name per room) Children (show ages) 1. 2. 3. 4. Room Type: Please indicate type of room. Single / Twin / Double / Triple (3 x Single) Treble (Double + Single). Preferences for bath or shower are allocated wherever possible, but cannot be guaranteed. HOLIDAY COST CALCULATOR Credit Card Payments (postal bookings only) Description No. Nights No. Persons Cost Each Total Cost Please debit my account with the deposit amount shown. Adults £ £ Tick appropriate box Child 3-11yrs – £10/night £ Card No. Child 0-2 yrs – £15/night £ Expiry Date 3-digit Security No. Sea View £ £ Issue No./Valid From* *Maestro Debit Cards (Switch Cards) require an Issue Number or valid from date Single £ £ Signature Total £ Less Deposit £25 £ Balance due on arrival £ Cancellations: Please note that the deposit of £25 per adult is not refundable under any circumstances. Cancellation charges of 66% of the booking value will apply if you cancel less than 7 days before arrival. You are advised to insure against cancellation. Address of First Named Client Address Town Postcode Telephone Email Reservations: 08451 305666 Groups: 08451 305888 www.leisureplex.co.uk 45
    • Page Reference Finding Your Leisureplex Hotel Holiday Hotels 6 - 39 Tariff Schedule 40 The Best of the British Seaside Booking Form 41 6 WESTON-SUPER-MARE 22 ISLE OF WIGHT 28 GREAT YARMOUTH ANCHOR HEAD HOTEL BAYSHORE HOTEL NEW BEACH HOTEL Claremont Crescent, Pier Street, Sandown Marine Parade, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon BS23 2ED Isle of Wight PO36 8JX Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2EJ Tel: 01934 620880 Fax: 01934 621767 Tel: 01983 403154 Fax: 01983 406574 Tel: 01493 332300 Fax: 01493 331880 Email: anchor@alfatravel.co.uk Email: bayshore@alfatravel.co.uk Email: newbeach@alfatravel.co.uk 8 ILFRACOMBE 24 BOGNOR REGIS 30 CROMER IMPERIAL HOTEL ROYAL NORFOLK HOTEL HOTEL DE PARIS Wilder Road, Ilfracombe The Esplanade, Bognor Regis High Street, Cromer Devon EX34 9AL West Sussex PO21 2LH Norfolk, NR27 9HG Tel: 01271 862536 Fax: 01271 862571 Tel: 01243 826222 Fax: 01243 826325 Tel: 01263 513141 Fax: 01263 515217 Email: imperial@alfatravel.co.uk Email: royalnorfolk@alfatravel.co.uk Email: deparis@alfatravel.co.uk 10 NEWQUAY 26 EASTBOURNE 32 SCARBOROUGH ELIOT HOTEL QUEENS HOTEL CUMBERLAND HOTEL Edgcumbe Avenue, Newquay Marine Parade, Eastbourne Belmont Road, South Cliff Cornwall TR7 2NH East Sussex BN21 3DY Scarborough, YO11 2AB Tel: 01637 878177 Fax: 01637 852053 Tel: 01323 722822 Fax: 01323 731056 Tel: 01723 361826 Fax: 01723 500081 Email: eliot@alfatravel.co.uk Email: queens@alfatravel.co.uk Email: cumberland@alfatravel.co.uk 12 ST. IVES 34 LLANDUDNO COTTAGE HOTEL HYDRO HOTEL Boskerris Road, Carbis Bay Neville Crescent, Llandudno St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 2PE Gwynedd, LL30 1AS Tel: 01736 795252 Fax: 01736 798636 Tel: 01492 870101 Fax: 01492 870992 Email: cottage@alfatravel.co.uk Email: hydro@alfatravel.co.uk 14 FALMOUTH 36 CRICCIETH MADEIRA HOTEL 42 GEORGE IV HOTEL Cliff Road, Falmouth 23-25 High Street, Criccieth Cornwall TR11 4NY Gwynedd LL52 0BS 40 Tel: 01326 313531 Fax: 01326 319143 Tel: 01766 522168 Fax: 01766 523340 Email: madeira@alfatravel.co.uk Email: georgeiv@alfatravel.co.uk 16 TORQUAY 38 PORTHCAWL REGINA HOTEL SEABANK HOTEL Victoria Parade, Torquay Esplanade, Porthcawl South Devon TQ1 2BE Mid Glamorgan CF36 3LU Tel: 01803 292904 Fax: 01803 290270 Tel: 01656 782261 Fax: 01656 785363 Email: regina@alfatravel.co.uk 32 Email: seabank@alfatravel.co.uk 34 18 EXMOUTH 40 DUNOON CAVENDISH HOTEL 36 SELBORNE HOTEL Morton Crescent, The Esplanade, 30 Clyde Street, Dunoon Exmouth, Devon EX8 1BE Argyll, PA23 7HT Tel: 01395 272528 Fax: 01395 269361 Tel: 01369 702761 Fax: 01369 704032 28 Email: cavendish@alfatravel.co.uk Email: selborne@alfatravel.co.uk 38 6 20 BOURNEMOUTH 8 42 FORT WILLIAM DEVON TOWERS CROIT ANNA HOTEL 10 St. Michael’s Road, 18 20 24 Achintore Road, Drimarben Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5ED 12 22 26 Ft. William, Inverness-shire PH33 6RR 14 16 Tel: 01202 553863 Fax: 01202 315265 Tel: 01397 702268 Fax: 01397 704099 Email: devontowers@alfatravel.co.uk Email: croitanna@alfatravel.co.uk LEISUREPLEX LIMITED Alfa Building, Euxton Lane, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 6AF Tel: 08451 305666 Fax: 08451 303777 Email: groups@alfatravel.co.uk