Visit: Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth

After major refurbishment thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund this museum has reopened. In an extravagant version of an Italianate seaside villa the collection comprises a spectacular collection of Victorian and Edwardian paintings along with sculpture, decorative art and furniture. Currently there is a special exhibition entitled ‘20th Century Faces – Hidden Gems’ comprising portraits from the gallery collection. After lunch go to Wimborne Minster and visit this magnificent church, more like a mini-cathedral, which is given four stars by Simon Jenkins. It is filled with treasures including the superb Jacobean monument to Sir Edmund Uvedale dating from 1606.

Venue information

Opening times

Tue – Sun & Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am ​– 5pm Closed Good Friday and 25 Dec

Entry details

22 to include coach and visits. Apply to Mary Fryer, 01458 251400 All day
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