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 sandy beach, 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.

5 days from £429pp

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Your Tour Includes

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

Itinerary

Please choose your preferred 5 day itinerary

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

Included Meals

  • Dinner

Enjoy a relaxing cruise with live commentary around the eastern tip of the Jurassic Coast, sailing into the Victorian seaside town of Swanage. We continue to join the Swanage Steam Railway – which runs beneath the ruins of Corfe Castle – before spending time in delightful Poole.

Poole is a bustling resort 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.

PLEASE NOTE: The Swanage Steam Railway does not operate in March. For departures in this month it will be cruise only on this date. Price reduced to reflect this for these dates.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Swanage Steam Railway
  • Poole

Today is the perfect chance to explore Weymouth at leisure, with its golden beaches and pretty harbour.

Alternatively, 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 selling everything from clothing and jewellery to antiques and art.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Optional Excursions

  • Dorchester
    • 2024: £10.00pp

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).

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

Included Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Included Highlights

  • Jurassic Coast

Return home.

Included Meals

  • Breakfast

Accommodation

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

Russell Hotel

Russell Hotel

The Russell Hotel is situated on the glorious seafront esplanade of Weymouth and adjoins the Hotel Prince Regent. Refurbishments in 2017 saw the reception area opened up and the installation of a new seafront coffee shop and lounge area for our guests to enjoy the view from. These new facilities in addition to the existing lounge, games room and bar with live nightly entertainment offer all the facilities you need to enjoy your break. Being situated on the seafront, the hotel also offers a number of seaview rooms that really make the most of the hotels fantastic location. Like the Hotel Prince Regent, Weymouth town centre with it's attractions, shops and cafes is just a short stroll away along the seafront promenade.

Location: 135-138 The Esplanade, Weymouth, DT4 7NG

Hotel Facilities

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Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Shower or Bath
  • Telephone
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
  • Ground Floor Rooms on Request
  • Wheelchair Access at Rear of Hotel
General
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free WiFi (Public Areas)
  • Iron at Reception
  • Dogs Allowed on Request
Transport
  • Bus Stop Nearby
Hotel
  • Guest Lounge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available
Hotel Prince Regent

Hotel Prince Regent

The Georgian Hotel Prince Regent sits on Weymouth's sea front with fabulous views across the bay towards the stunning Jurassic Coastline. With the beach across the road and the town centre with it's many shops, cafe's and restaurants just a short stoll away it is a prime location for your stay in Weymouth. The hotel offers 75 rooms many of which offer sea views all with TV and tea and coffee facilities. The Four Seasons bar is open throughout the day and the ballroom opens in the evening for entertainment..

Location: 139 The Esplanade, Weymouth, DT4 7NR

Hotel Facilities

Need further information? Fill in our enquiry form and we'll get back to you as soon as we can

Room
  • TV
  • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer on Request
  • Shower or Bath
  • Telephone
Accessibility
  • Fridge Available for Medical Requirements
General
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
Food & Drink
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Gluten Free Menu
  • Lactose or Dairy Free Menu
  • Vegan Menu
Service
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Free WiFi (Public Areas)
  • Iron at Reception
Hotel
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lift
  • WiFi Available

Reviews

3.1 Out of 5 ( 13 Reviews )

Reviews

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Poor
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Bad
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Quality

2.8 / 5

Value for Money

3.1 / 5

James Lomax, 9 months ago

Wonderful driver - hotel ok & clean, staff great, requests dealt with promptly, food !!! Room very small. As usual the journey long & tiring but can’t see how you could improve so we will have to endure.

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Christina Chetter, 9 months ago

Very good value for money

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susan large, 9 months ago

Lovely area and Jurassic coast worth a visit but Shearing only use mediocre hotels so pot luck with bedroom and meals Also long wait on return for feeder coaches to take you on.

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