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Bournemouth and the Dorset Coast

5 days - from only pp


Bournemouth and the Dorset Coast

With its seven miles of sandy beaches, Bournemouth is regarded as one of England’s finest seaside resorts. See the best of the Dorset coast on our excursion programme combining the delights of nautical Poole and the charming resorts of Weymouth and Swanage.


  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to our hotel for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Day at leisure or Weymouth and Portland

    Free day to do as you please in Bournemouth, officially the UK’s sunniest resort and surrounded by seven miles of golden sandy beaches.

    Alternatively, join our optional excursion to the quintessential seaside resort of Weymouth. One of Britain’s oldest ports, Weymouth boasts a fine Georgian seafront, bustling harbour and a sweeping bay of golden sands.

    Take in the impressive views of the Jurassic Coastline as you explore the hidden charms of the resort.

    We end the day with a brief visit to Portland, which lies connected to the mainland by Chesil Beach with its spectacular views.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    • Weymouth and Portland

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 3: Poole with Harbour Cruise, Swanage and Steam Train

    Today we travel to the bustling town of Poole for a cruise through the harbour, taking in fantastic views of the picture postcard scenery along the eastern tip of the Jurassic Coast, past old Harry Rocks and into Swanage Bay.

    After some free time looking around the quaint Victorian seaside town of Swanage, we’ll embark on an old fashioned steam train, a reminder of a bygone age, and glide through the beautiful countryside arriving at the picturesque village of Corfe with its ancient National Trust Castle.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Poole with Harbour Cruise
    • Swanage and Steam Train
  • Day 4: New Forest, Beaulieu Palace and Motor Museum

    Today is the day for exploring the quaint hamlets of the New Forest. First stop is the ancient village of Beaulieu on the banks of the peaceful river and best known for its 14th century Palace House, home to the Montagu family - we have included entrance to the Palace and the Motor Museum with its unique collection of James Bond cars, Formula 1 cars and now the World of Top Gear, a collection of the cars that were battered and modified by the BBC’s team and gathered up and displayed in homage to the world’s biggest car show.

    Enjoy the atmosphere at Lymington. Discover the history and heritage of the New Forest at the Museum in Lyndhurst – don’t miss the grave of the original Alice in Wonderland in the churchyard, and at Brockenhurst meet the descendants of ponies and donkeys given complete freedom to roam by William the Conqueror in 1079 and still wandering free.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    New Forest

    New Forest

    Included Highlights

    • Beaulieu Palace
    • Motor Museum
    • New Forest
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Hotel Miramar in Bournemouth. 

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.