Delightful Dorset

Delightful Dorset

Weymouth is the ideal place for this Dorset discovery. There is Lyme Regis with its fossil filled cliffs and elegant Sidmouth with its promenade. Dorchester was immortalised by Thomas Hardy and is full of historic buildings and there is Bournemouth, perfect for a stroll on the beach or a leisurely walk in one of its many manicured parks.

King George III came to Weymouth in the late eighteenth century and the fine Georgian terraces still line the wide Esplanade today. Quaint little back streets wind around the old harbour, and the magnificent sweep of Weymouth Bay offers golden sands and fine, safe bathing. Traditional delights of the English seaside, award winning parks and gardens, fun craft and souvenir shops, regular entertainment in the Pavillion complex and the lovely Dorset countryside on the doorstep- this tour has it all!

 

Holiday highlights

 

  • 4 nights with dinner, bed and breakfast

  • Beautiful Devon and Dorset countryside

  • Visits to Lyme Regis, Dorchester and Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth's gardens

Monday

We leave home to make our way to Weymouth where we spend
the next 4 nights with dinner bed and breakfast. We arrive in time
to explore this wonderful seaside town.

Tuesday

A full day scenic excursion along the Dorset coast to Devon.
Stopping along the way at attractive Lyme Regis where Meryl Streep stood
on the harbour pier in the film ‘The French Lieutenant’s Woman’. Lyme Regis
is home to thousands of dinosaur fossils many easily spotted in its limestone
cliffs. Onward to the lovely Devon countryside visiting the elegant resort of
Sidmouth in the afternoon where the beach is set between spectacular cliffs.

Wednesday

A full day out, first heading to Dorchester - Thomas Hardy’s
‘Casterbridge' - where you can wander among the numerous historical
buildings including the courtroom where the famous Tolpuddle Martyrs
were tried, or perhaps take a browse around the market. In the afternoon
we visit Bournemouth which is blessed with two thousand acres of parks
and gardens, clean golden beaches, two piers and the famous wooded
chines which lead down to the sea

Thursday

Enjoy a free day today in Weymouth.

Friday

Sadly we leave for home calling in at Swanage for some time
before continuing home.

Your Hotel

The Crown Hotel is in the centre of Weymouth,

and is just a five minute walk to the beach and shops.

Bedrooms have private bathroom, television and

tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift to all floors.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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