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Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway

Bournemouth and the Isle of Purbeck

One of the most popular destinations for coach tours, Bournemouth, the Isle of Purbeck and the New Forest have a wide variety of attractions and excursion possibilities. One idea for an itinerary is shown here but we will be happy to tailor the tour to meet your specific requirements.

Beaulieu • Swanage Railway • Poole Harbour • New Forest • Dorset Heritage Coast

Day 1 Travel to the hotel in Bournemouth. We recommend a stop in Salisbury, where the magnificent Cathedral has Britain's tallest spire. Also nearby is the ancient monument of Stonehenge.

Day 2 Excursion to the New Forest for a visit to Beaulieu Estate, home to the world famous National Motor Museum. Also included is entrance to Palace House and Gardens, the 13th century abbey and Monastic Life exhibition. With so much to see and do, a full day can be easily spent at Beaulieu.

Day 3 Spend today at leisure relaxing in the hotel gardens and visiting the popular seaside town of Bournemouth. Take time to enjoy the 7 miles of splendid golden beaches or browse in the wide variety of shops in the town centre. For the more active, why not enjoy a pier to pier walk starting at Boscombe Pier and wandering along the promenade to Bournemouth Pier?

Day 4 Travel to Poole Harbour this morning for a boat trip along the splendid Dorset Heritage Coast to the resort of Swanage. Spend time in the Victorian town before boarding the steam train for a nostalgic journey through six miles of magnificent Purbeck countryside to Corfe Castle to rejoin the coach. We can include a round trip and coach parking in Poole if the coach driver needs to accompany the group.

Day 5 Homeward journey via Winchester.

All tours are tailored to your requirements

Suncliff Hotel, Bournemouth

Just 20 minutes walk from the town centre, the hotel provides a good standard of accommodation and excellent service.

• 3 star • 109 bedrooms • Lift

• Leisure facilities • Indoor swimming pool

• Regular entertainment • Coach parking

Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth

With a sea-front location, the excellent food is sourced from local, fresh produce. The cocktail bar, lovely lounges and large restaurant offer style and comfort in an Art Deco style.

• 3 star • 102 bedrooms • Small lift

• Outdoor swimming pool

• Entertainment at sister hotels

• Coach parking

Your tour includes:

• 4 nights half board in Bournemouth with:
Tea/coffee on arrival and porter service
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee

• Admission to Beaulieu

• Poole Harbour Boat Trip

• Single journey on Swanage Railway

For a quotation, or to enquire about this tour, fill in our online form, send us an email or call us on 01432 277666.

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