Weymouth 5 Days - Prince Regent 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 - Poole & Bournemouth
The Georgian port of Poole has the second largest natural harbour in the world and provides an incredible range of maritime activities./nRedeveloped Poole Quay hosts the local museum, a pottery, a variety of pubs and restaurants, and the RNLI museum (fees may apply)./nThe visitor centre provides details of a one-hour walking tour of the Old Town, known as the Cockle Trail./nBournemouth sits on spectacular cliffs looking down upon miles of golden sand. "Chines" in the cliffs lead to the gardens and shore./nRussell-Cotes Gallery & Museum houses many important art works and a collection of Japanese antiques (entry fees apply)./nAs befits a traditional resort, there is a pier and an aquarium (entry fees apply). Bournemouth is also renowned for its varety of shops./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 - 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 5 - Return Travel
Hotel Prince Regent
An elegant hotel situated on Weymouth’s Esplanade. Restaurant offers splendid views of the bay and a varied menu with friendly waiter service. The comfortable bar lounge has a TV and is popular for pre-dinner aperitifs. The hotel houses a beautiful expansive period ballroom, ideal for dancing.