5 days - from only £299pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Turkey & Tinsel in Weymouth

Christmas comes early on a Turkey & Tinsel break! Enjoy the festive season twice this year with mulled wine on arrival, Christmas dinner with a complimentary drink, and a festive cream tea one day. Get into the festive spirit in Weymouth, one of Britain’s oldest resorts, with a historic harbour, old pubs and cottages, and plenty of shops and attractions.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival, with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Weymouth and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a tea, coffee or mulled wine with a festive treat on arrival to get us into the spirit of the season.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Dorchester

    Today we visit Dorchester, the county town of Dorset and a historic market town. Fans of the acclaimed poet and writer Thomas Hardy will be aware of the town’s connection, with is featuring as ‘Casterbridge’ in many of his works, and with Hardy’s birthplace located on the outskirts of Dorchester in Higher Bockhampton. Shoppers may prefer to browse the central pedestrianised area with its arcades of shops, whilst history-lovers may prefer a visit to the Dorset County Museum or the Keep Military Museum. We return back to the hotel in time for our 'Christmas Dinner' complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dorchester

    Dorchester

    Included Highlights

    • Dorchester
  • Day 3: Isle of Purbeck and Swanage

    This morning we will visit the Isle of Purbeck, passing through quaint Corfe Castle to reach seaside Swanage. Here there’s a lovely, sandy beach and lots of attractions, such as the Swanage Museum which tells the story of the area from the Jurassic period to WWII.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Swanage

    Swanage

    Included Highlights

    • Swanage
  • Day 4: At leisure or Bridport and West Bay

    Relax in Weymouth or join our optional excursion to bustling Bridport and picturesque West Bay. Also known as Bridport Harbour, the charming fishing village of West Bay is located on the Jurassic Coast and stands at the mouth of the river Brit. Centred around a colourful harbour and offering beautiful views out to sea, West Bay is a wonderful resort to relax and watch the world go by. Recently the area around the village has become famous for featuring in the popular television drama ‘Broadchurch’. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    West Bay

    West Bay

    Included Highlights

    • West Bay
  • Day 5::

    We depart the hotel this morning full of festive cheer and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £90.00 (5 days).

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach, then on to Weymouth and our hotel for four nights. We enjoy a tea, coffee or mulled wine with a festive treat on arrival to get us into the spirit of the season.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Salisbury

    Today we visit Salisbury, whose history dates back to the nearby Iron Age fort and retains much of its historic past with timbered buildings and weekly market every Tuesday and Saturday. The town is most famous for its cathedral, the tallest medieval structure in the world.

    At this time of year, authentic German-style wooden chalets pop up in Salisbury’s Market Place, home to traders from across the country selling the traditional festive foods and hand-crafted gifts.

    We return back to the hotel in time for our 'Christmas Dinner' complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

    Please note: Christmas market dates are subject to confirmation.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Salisbury

    Salisbury

    Included Highlights

    • Salisbury
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Poole

    Relax in Weymouth, or join our optional excursion to Poole. A resort for all seasons, Poole is a bustling resort and known for being the home of Europe’s largest natural harbour. Stroll along the historic quayside, delve deep into the heart of the old town, or sit back and relax in one of the many cafes and bars and watch the fishing boats and luxury yachts leave the harbour.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Poole Quay

    Poole Quay

    Optional Excursions

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

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    • Poole Quay
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    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 4: Dorchester

    This morning we visit Dorchester, the county town of Dorset and a historic market town. Fans of the acclaimed poet and writer Thomas Hardy will be aware of the town’s connection, with is featuring as ‘Casterbridge’ in many of his works, and with Hardy’s birthplace located on the outskirts of Dorchester in Higher Bockhampton. Shoppers may prefer to browse the central pedestrianised area with its arcades of shops, whilst history-lovers may prefer a visit to the Dorset County Museum or the Keep Military Museum. We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dorchester

    Dorchester

    Included Highlights

    • Dorchester
  • Day 5::

    We depart the hotel this morning full of festive cheer and return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £90.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Royal Hotel in Weymouth.

  • Royal Hotel Weymouth

    Formerly a Bay Hotel, The Royal Hotel commands an unrivalled position right on Weymouth’s seafront with the town’s beach just across the promenade and a wealth of shops, boutique cafes and bars and quality restaurants just a short walk away. Weymouth has a number of great attractions with Nothe Fort an easy walk from the hotel which has various exhibitions throughout the year. The hotel’s restaurant and bar offer great views of the promenade and are a great place for people watching.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

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.

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