Weymouth & Delightful Dorset
Packed with Excursions
Set on a breathtaking Georgian bay, with sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, Weymouth is a firm favourite and a great base from which to explore the delights of Dorset. Brimming with attractions, we take in the charms of Poole, Swanage, Seaton & Bournemouth (on 7 day tour).
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 At interchange point where your holiday begins, join your holiday coach, & head south via Winchester to your resort hotel, stopping for refreshment opportunities. Enjoy 3, 4 or 6 nights at your hotel with breakfast & dinner
Days 2 & 3 (or 2-4/2-6) - At leisure in Weymouth with included excursions
From your well located hotel at the top of the town centre, enjoy time at leisure to explore Weymouth. Take a wander around Weymouth's beautiful historic harbour during your stay - it is a great place to while away the hours and watch all the comings and goings...luxury yachts, fishing trawlers, tall ships and RNLI Lifeboats. There are all sorts of shops to be found in Weymouth's town centre from traditional seaside rock to fashion and books, from small independent retailers to well-known high street names.
During your stay your driver may be able to offer you an optional boat trip out on Weymouth Bay (weather permitting) passing by Nothe Fort built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour
Isle of Purbeck, Swanage & Lulworth Cove - All Tours
Enjoy a relaxing excursion around the Dorset coastline. Meander through the Isle of Purbeck with views of Corfe Castle on the way to the popular resort of Swanage. This small town surrounds a beautiful curved bay offering a lovely seaside experience with a difference. Your driver will offer you an optional ride on The Swanage Railway which offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway. The day finishes with a visit to Lulworth Cove, with its steeply shelving, shingle beach.
Seaton Tramway & Sidmouth - All Tours
Travel back in time to the golden age of travel!
Never ridden a tram before? Now's your chance! Step back in time and experience the only way to travel. Open top double deckers for panoramic views of the estuary and enclosed saloons in wet weather. The Gift shop at Colyton Station is an Aladdin's cave stocked with a variety of exciting gifts, confectionery, local produce, books and Tramway souvenirs. There is also the Tramstop with its fantastic choice of freshly home-cooked food, using local produce and ingredients; and not to be missed is their famous Devon clotted cream teas! Explorer ticket included. Coach awaits at Seaton to take you onto Sidmouth.
Poole & Bournemouth - 7 Day Tour Only
First stop today will be Poole - explore the treasures of Poole's historic quayside, delve deep into the heart of the Old Town where sea captains and pirates once stood and immerse yourself in Poole's fascinating history at Poole Museum (free entry).
Early afternoon a short drive to Bournemouth, With seven glorious miles of idyllic coastline you're sure to find a number of surprising things to do in this beautiful coastal town. The centre is lively and cosmopolitan marked by pedestrian boulevards.
Return Day - After breakfast, head back homewards.
Other tours to Weymouth are Easter April 7 & New Year December 30.
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Crown Hotel .
Well located at the top of Weymouth's town centre, next to the Town Bridge, this friendly, traditional 2* hotel overlooks the historic fishing harbour.
Comfortable guestrooms are simply furnished and feature TV and tea / coffee making facilities.
There is a restaurant and bar as well as a residents' lounge on where entertainment take place on some evenings.
There is also a quiet lounge on the first floor.
There is a small lift to all floors (some internal steps to some bedrooms)