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Weymouth & The Dorset Coast

Weymouth & The Dorset Coast

Based at the Crown Hotel

DEPARTS SATURDAY 1ST AUGUST

RETURNS SATURDAY 8TH AUGUST

 

8 DAYS FROM £606

 

Set in a breath-taking Bay and surrounded by rolling Dorset hills, Weymouth’s popularity as a seaside resort is attributed to King George III who came to bathe in the sea as a health cure. The beach here is superb and sweeps around the bay along the extended promenade to the busy harbour with its ancient stone pier, from which all manner of craft set sail. The town is noted as one of the top angling venues in the country and along with golf, cycling, walking and bowling, the opportunity for leisure is endless.

 

Our base in Weymouth is the comfortable CROWN HOTEL which is located in an extremely favourable position at the top of Weymouth’s town centre, next to the Town Bridge overlooking the historic fishing harbour, and just a few minutes’ walk from the picturesque Brewer’s Quay. Weymouth’s beautiful sandy beach and the ferry service to the Channel Islands are less than 5 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Features of the hotel include a restaurant, lounge, and bar where there is evening entertainment. All of the en suite bedrooms have tv and hospitality tray. A passenger lift serves all floors but please note some stairs on all floors make this hotel unsuitable for those with walking difficulties.

BRIEF ITINERARY

Saturday 1st August
Departing Newark early morning, we travel southwards via Oxford, over the Downs and Salisbury Plain, so to the coast at Weymouth.

Sunday 2nd – Friday 7th August
Scheduled excursions during our stay will include the following:
• Full day tour including a relaxing cruise from Poole along the picturesque River Frome to the historic town of Wareham, one of the few remaining Saxon walled towns in England. After free time here, perhaps for lunch in one of the many welcoming pubs or restaurants, we make the return sailing along the picturesque river back to Poole
• Full day tour calling at Bennetts Water Gardens, the highlight of which are the display of water lilies centred around a ‘Monet’ style bridge considered one of the most outstanding displays in the country. We then visit the Isle of Portland and the superb Heights Hotel where we will be served a cream tea with view over the panoramic Heritage Coast.
• Full day tour including a ride aboard the Swanage Steam Railway from the lovely seaside resort of Swanage to Corfe Castle. We then return via the pretty village of Lulworth; our coach will park near the Heritage Centre from where it is a relatively flat 5 minute walk down to the stunning crescent shaped Lulworth Cove
• Full day visit to Bournemouth - the largest resort on the Dorset coast which boasts seven miles of sandy beaches, beautiful parks and gardens, as well as a vast array of shops and cafés.
• Two free days at leisure in Weymouth.

Saturday 8th August
Departing Weymouth after breakfast, we retrace our steps, so home to Newark for approximately teatime.

B, D

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PRICE £606 per person sharing an en suite twin/double bedded room

 

SUPPLEMENTS

Please note there is NO single room supplement but these are limited in number

Please see page 20 of our brochure for details of optional travel insurance

Pick ups over 10 miles radius of Newark

Please see inside front cover of brochure for details of early booking discounts and pick up supplements

 

PRICE INCLUDES

Travel Wright air conditioned executive specification coach throughout including excursions as mentioned in the tour itinerary

7 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the Crown Hotel

Ride aboard Swanage Steam Railway

Cruise from Poole along River Frome to Wareham

Admission to Bennetts Water Gardens

Cream Tea at the Heights Hotel

 

NOT INCLUDED

Meals other than stated above or drinks with meals

Admission to other attractions (where applicable) eg lunch in Wareham

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
APU/O Briar Road, Ollerton
Asda Asda, Newark Road, North Hykeham
Barbican Barbican Hotel, Lincoln
Bingham Market Place Bingham Market Place
Bingham Nottingham Road Bingham Bus Stop oppo White Lion, Nottingham Road
Gonerby Recruiting Sergeant, Great Gonerby
Grantham Grantham Bus Station
Holiday Feeder Averham Averham Flash Layby
Holiday Feeder Bingham Bingham Layby
Holiday Feeder Chatsworth Chatsworth House
Holiday Feeder Gonerby Gonerby Services
Holiday Feeder Long Benn Long Bennington
Holiday Feeder Ollerton Ollerton Bus Lane
Holiday Feeder Tuxford Tuxford Sun Inn
Ollerton Police Station Ollerton Police Station
TBA TBA
TW Travel Wright Depot, Jessop Close, Newark
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