Testimonial Category: Durley Dean

Connie May

The new year dance break was fantastic. Paul and Carole do such a lot to ensure everyone has a great time. The whole holiday was brilliant but the New Year’s Day tea dance and evening dance were the highlight of the holiday. The Wessex is a lovely hotel with a great dance floor.

Phil n Cathy

All good. First timers, a bit nervous, but soon got over that (15mins!!) Friendly atmosphere Lovely dance floor, great music (with no “slow downs” for last few bars!!) Hotel was excellent, at least 3 stars + No Problems at all, and will deffo join another DanceBreaks holiday. Many Thanks for a great weekend .

Steve and Christine Chainey

Excellent few days away. Well organised. Couldn’t fault anything. Tuition was brilliant. Already booked the next one.


Thank you both for a fantastic and very enjoyable dance break this last weekend. It has to rate as one of the best we’ve been on. We have been to the Piccadilly Hotel and the Wessex Hotel in Bournemouth over the years and also to Eastbourne but this was certainly one of the best. The number …

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John Hake

Well organised as ever. The extra dimension of the mixed birthday attendance on the Saturday was well catered and the evening was a success. Well done Paul and Carole!!

Elaine Priest

The rooms, although quite small were beautifully presented. Fresh towels etc were brought everyday. It was quite easy to park in the streets close by. All the staff were very polite and helpful at all times.

Basil Larkins

We enjoyed the weekend very much. I have already been asked to organise a similar trip in 2018. Please send me your 2018 brochure. I will get in touch soon after Christmas to make a provisional booking. We all thought that all dance related matters were run very well and we enjoyed the demonstration of …

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Mr & Mrs Bevan

A super weekend with our dancing friends celebrating a 70th birthday. Paul and Carole made it such fun for everyone.

Chris Hargreaves

Really enjoyed our first time with Paul & Carole great to dance with like minded people of differing ages and abilities.  Laurence & Emma’s tuition excellent time given to ensure everyone had got each sections steps before moving on and then going back to add a little technique where time allowed, love the routine we …

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David & Vera Ray

Following our recent break with Dancebreaks, my wife Vera, and I would like to express our gratitude for the hard work, you both carry out, organising a delightful break. We are new to dancing (less than a year) and decided to ‘have a go’ at the event, although we were a bit apprehensive as what …

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