Arundel Castle Tulip Festival & the Bluebell Railway

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What better way to welcome in spring than with a visit to the spectacular Arundel Castle Tulip Festival. Expect to see thousands of beautiful tulips in the lovely setting of the Castle’s Walled Gardens. This is combined with a nostalgic trip on the heritage Bluebell Railway. With accommodation in the bustling seaside resort of Eastbourne also included, it’s sure to be a memorable and relaxing break away!

Accommodation
Imperial Hotel

We stay at the Imperial Hotel in Eastbourne, located across the road from the promenade and bandstand, within walking distance of the town centre. The hotel offers a relaxing lounge area and restaurant.

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Destinations
Coach Itinerary

Day 1
From a morning pickup in your local area we travel by coach to our hotel, arriving in time for dinner.

Day 2
After breakfast at the hotel, we travel by coach to Arundel Castle, where every year, spring is heralded in with an impressive Tulip Festival. Taking place in the Castle’s stunning gardens, over 60,000 tulips create an impressive display of colour. With 120 named tulips on display and specially crafted horticultural designs, it is a delight for the senses. This evening we enjoy dinner back at the hotel.

Please note: entrance to the Castle itself is not included.

Day 3
Today we enjoy a trip into yesteryear as we board the Bluebell Railway, one of the UK’s best-preserved heritage railways. From Sheffield Park station we can sit back, relax and simply take in the views as we journey through the idyllic Sussex countryside toward Kingscote. Tonight we have dinner together at our hotel.

Day 4
After breakfast, we check out of the hotel and depart for home.



  • Return coach travel
  • 3 nights at the Imperial Hotel, Eastbourne with dinner & breakfast
  • Excursion to the Arundel Castle Tulip Festival
  • Heritage train journey on the Bluebell Railway

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

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Touring with Just Go Holidays

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They offer over 500 local pick-up points with no interchange on UK mainline holidays, and if you would prefer to drive yourself to your hotel, they will simply reserve a seat on the coach for you to join the daily excursion, giving you even greater flexibility.

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