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Weymouth, Cruise and Steam Train

5 days - from only £299pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Weymouth, Cruise and Steam Train

As one of Britain’s oldest resorts, Weymouth knows how to please a holidaymaker and was first made popular by George III. Today there is a soft, sandy beach, a historic harbour with old pubs and cottages, and plenty of shops and attractions. We take to the water and sail into the Victorian seaside town of Swanage, then turn to the tracks onboard the Swanage Steam Railway.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 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 on to our hotel in Weymouth for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Swanage Steam Railway, Cruise and Poole

    Enjoy a relaxing cruise around the eastern tip of the Jurassic Coast, with live commentary as we sail into the Victorian seaside town of Swanage. We continue to join the Swanage Steam Railway, running beneath the ruins of Corfe Castle and also spend some free time in delightful Poole.

    Poole is a bustling resort and known for being the home of Europe's largest natural harbour, with award-winning beaches and a historic old town, this is a great place to explore.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Corfe Castle

    Corfe Castle
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    Included Highlights

    • Swanage Steam Railway
    • Jurassic Coast Cruise
    • Poole
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Dorchester

    Today is the perfect chance to explore Weymouth at leisure - with golden beaches and a pretty harbour why not explore the grandeur of this Georgian seaside resort.

    Or if you’d prefer, why not join our optional excursion to historic Dorchester. Dorset's county town is also the birthplace of Thomas Hardy who used Dorchester as his inspiration for 'Casterbridge' that featured in many of his works. You'll find well-known shops on the high street, as well as local independent shops who sell everything from clothing and jewellery to antiques and art. The charming arcades are a delight to explore - or maybe grab a bite to eat in one of the many cafes!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dorchester

    Dorchester

    Optional Excursions

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

    2023
    • Dorchester
    TBC

    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: Jurassic Coast

    Discover the magnificent Jurassic Coast, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Beginning in Exmouth and stretching 95 miles along the coast to Old Harry Rocks near Swanage, the Jurassic Coast is England's only natural World Heritage Site.

    Our excursion will take us past Chesil Beach - an 18-mile long shingle barrier beach, to reach West Bay a quaint harbour village renowned for its fossil-hunting that also featured in the popular television series Broadchurch. We'll also call at Lyme Regis, a pretty seaside resort boasting breathtaking scenery, picturesque harbour and fascinating history.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    West Bay

    West Bay

    Included Highlights

    • Jurassic Coast
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £29.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Russell Hotel or Prince Regent Hotel in Weymouth.

  • Russell Hotel

    Refurbished in 2017, the 3-star Russell Hotel is situated on the seafront esplanade of Weymouth. Following the refurbishment, the hotel added a seafront coffee shop and lounge area for guests to enjoy the view.

    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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