Bespoke Weymouth 5 Days - Royal Weymouth Hotel
Weymouth is one of Britain's oldest seaside resorts, made popular by George III whose statue stands on the promenade. It has just about everything one could ask for in a seaside town: a lovely curving bay with soft sands, a fascinating harbour with interesting old pubs and cottages, the remains of a Tudor castle, some engaging architecture, a wide variety of shops and plenty to entertain both day and night. Add to this a bird reserve which is almost in the centre of town, a museum, an indoor swimming pool and lots of boat trips and you are sure to have an absorbing holiday.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Full Day - Dorchester, Bridport & Abbotsbury
Dorchester was Thomas Hardy’s home and his “Casterbridge”. The County Museum (entry fees apply) has a reconstruction of his study./nBridport's wide streets were once filled with rope and twine being twisted in great lengths. The restored old town hall is free to look around./nIn Abbotsbury village are many thatched cottages, a Tithe Barn museum and a church whose pulpit was damaged by gunfire in the Civil War./n
Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.
Day 4 - Swanage Half Day
This traditional Victorian seaside town is set at the heart of Purbeck and built around a beautiful bay./nPerfect for relaxation with a 'blue flag' quality beach and the fabulous Dorset countryside ready to explore./nSwanage town centre has plenty of independent shops waiting to be discovered as well as a range of cafes and tea shops./n
Day 5 - Return Travel
Royal Weymouth Hotel
Facing the blue flag sandy beach and the South West Coast Path, this majestic 19th-century Victorian seafront hotel boasts a central seafront position on Weymouth’s Georgian curved bay.