A romantic weekend getaway for him and her on the South Coast

His & her perfect weekend: shops, shows & football

A getaway that starts with a mini break in the capital. Take to the shops or catch a show before retreating to the romance of your boat in Little Venice. Next stop, head south to Southampton for some sporting action at Southampton FC.

End the weekend with a short hop to the New Forest to escape, relax and revitalise on a luxury boat in the gorgeous Georgian town of Lymington where seafood, sea air and stunning scenery make for the perfect tonic to finish your trip.



Start your adventure in Britain’s capital, with a night’s stay on board a luxury narrowboat moored in the heart of little Venice.

The boat’s romantic location is a quiet escape in the heart of central London, a short walk through Hyde Park to the desirable shopping locations of Mayfair and Oxford Street.

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A short train journey to Southampton, puts you in one of Britain’s most exciting port cities. This great boat  has five star reviews from previous Beds on Board guests, because it’s unique location and simple comfort.

Several guests have used a stay in Town Quay as a base for attending Southampton FC matches, an exhilarating experience as the Saints keep marching up the Premier League table.

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Finish the weekend with a stay onboard a luxury motorboat in the historic town of Lymington, where the New Forest meets the sea. The ‘Italian Job’ with its modern interior is the perfect base for walks through the national park or along the coast.

Fresh oysters and a glass of champagne in the Yacht Haven marina restaurant could be the perfect way to end this unique weekend away. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Solent before heading back to the boat for some laid back luxury.

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