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Weymouth 8 Days - Norfolk Hotel

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF165M

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

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.

PRICE FROM ? £434 per person
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - 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 3 - 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 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 - 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 6 - 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 7 - Wareham & Swanage
The pretty, riverside town of Wareham has over 2000 years of history and is perfect for browsing unique shops and surrounding yourself with rolling hills and beautiful views./nThe Tank Museum tells the story of armoured warfare from World War One to the present day (entry fees apply)./nLulworth Castle offers breathtaking views over the Dorset countryside, and the park is home to the historically significant Roman Catholic Chapel of St. Mary's (fees may apply)./nThis 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 8 - Return Travel


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Norfolk Hotel
The Norfolk is a small, friendly hotel situated in the centre of the Esplanade with splendid views of the bay, convenient for shops and all amenities. There is a small lounge and a residents’ bar with small dance floor where entertainment is provided.

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