Bournemouth, Weymouth and the Delights of Dorset

With its seven miles of sandy beaches, Bournemouth is regarded as one of England’s finest seaside resorts. From here, you will explore the best of the Dorset coast, discovering the delights of nautical Poole and the charming resorts of Weymouth and Swanage, as well as seeing the spectacular Jurassic Coast and visiting Subtropical Abbotsbury Gardens!

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Your Tour Includes

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

Itinerary

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Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Bournemouth for a seven-night stay.

Included Meals

  • Dinner

Today we visit Weymouth, a vibrant seaside resort in Dorset with beautiful golden beaches and a rich history. Take a stroll around the colourful harbour which is filled with luxury yachts, fishing trawlers and tall ships. You might even be lucky enough to see the opening of Weymouth Town Bridge! There are plenty of shops and beachfront cafés to sit and watch the world go by.

In the afternoon, we will make a stop at Portland Bill. This narrow promontory lies at the southern end of the Isle of Portland, and the southernmost point of Dorset. One of Portland's most popular destinations is Portland Bill Lighthouse, and you will have a photo opportunity to view this stunning coastline.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Weymouth
  • Portland

Enjoy a day to relax in delightful Bournemouth or join our optional excursion to Blandford Forum, the most complete, small Georgian town in England.

Surrounding the attractive market place is a variety of independent shops and boutiques, cafés, restaurants and pubs. For a local tipple, pay a visit to the Hall and Woodhouse Brewery and shop for bottles of the famous Badger Beer. There are also a number of indoor and outdoor markets in the town throughout the week.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Blandford Forum

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

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

A delightful day awaits with a chance to experience Dorset by rail and sail. Enjoy a relaxing cruise around the eastern tip of the Jurassic Coast with guided commentary as we sail into the pretty town of Swanage. From here, we will board the Swanage Steam Railway and soak up the scenery in this unique form of transport. You will have some free time to explore Poole and its harbour before we return back to the hotel.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Swanage Steam Railway
  • Jurassic Coast Cruise
  • Poole

Enjoy a day at leisure in Bournemouth today. Take a stroll along the beachfront, indulge in an ice cream or explore the pier. Discover the Grade II-listed gardens or jump on the land train to take a ride along the promenade – the choice is yours!

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Bournemouth

Enjoy another day in lovely Bournemouth today, or join our optional excursion to visit historic Salisbury. We will travel via the New Forest to visit this medieval city, famous for its majestic cathedral which houses the best preserved of the four original Magna Carta manuscripts dating from 1215 AD. The charming streets around the cathedral are filled with cafés and unique shops just waiting to be explored.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Salisbury and the New Forest

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

Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in sterling (cash payments only).

We call at Dorchester, Dorset’s county town and the birthplace of Thomas Hardy. After some free time, we continue to Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens – a splendid garden filled with rare and exotic plants from all over the world. The Sunken Garden and nature trail are worth exploring, or you can enjoy a cup of tea in the colonial-style teahouse.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Dorchester
  • Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

You will stay for seven nights at the 3-star Suncliff Hotel in Bournemouth.

Suncliff Hotel

Suncliff Hotel

Located on the seafront in the prestigious East Cliff neighbourhood of Bournemouth, the Suncliff Hotel is just a five-minute stroll from seven miles of sandy beach. This seaside hotel offers comfortable and versatile bedrooms, as well as excellent leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool and gym. The Atlantis Restaurant provides a wide range of delicious breakfast and evening meals, with an exceptional waiting team on hand to ensure you enjoy every meal. After a day of exploring, unwind in the Tropicana Lounge, which boasts cosy sofas, stylish décor and breathtaking views over the sea. Guests can also enjoy an authentic British pub experience in the Overcliff Pub, which offers panoramic views of Hengistbury Head – the perfect backdrop whilst savouring a well-deserved drink.

Location: 29 East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth , BH1 3AG

Hotel Facilities

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General
  • 3 Star
  • Bar
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Lift
  • Central Location
  • Sauna or Steam Room
Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Disabled Rooms Available
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Service
  • Iron at Reception
  • Gym
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Hotel
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar
  • Lift

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