Weymouth & Delightful Dorset 2017

Weymouth & Delightful Dorset 2017

Traditional resort with everything going for it

Monday 15 May              £339

Monday 18 September £349

Single Supplement: £20

 

INSURANCE £26.50  inc IPT

 

INCLUDING

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Excursions as described

 

Day 1 Monday

South-westwards by way of Salisbury
and Blandford Forum to the Dorset coast, arriving
Weymouth for 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

D

Day 2 Tuesday

Morning tour following Chesil Beach to
Abbotsbury (optional visit to the Swannery), continuing on
the coastal route to Bridport and Lyme Regis. Here the
steep streets lead down to the harbour and the wellknown
curved pier, the Cobb. Back for a leisurely
afternoon.

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

A morning in Weymouth and an
afternoon spent in Dorchester, the county town. It has
many associations with Thomas Hardy, many original
manuscripts of his work are to be found in the County
Museum. There is also a military museum of
considerable interest

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

We take you to see some amazing cliff
formations along the Dorset coast. From Lulworth Cove
we cross the Purbeck Hills, pass Corfe Castle and spend
some time in Swanage, a Victorian family resort. When it
is running, you may like to consider doing part of the
journey on the restored Swanage Railway.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

Part of the route this morning is in the
New Forest, then we have a stop in Winchester before
arriving home.

B

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

HIGHLIGHTS

A fine sandy beach and a lively harbour are in a resort sheltered by Portland Bill. A lot of redevelopment has taken place in recent times,and Weymouth is again becoming as popular as it was in the Regency period, as is the surrounding area where we will be visiting Corfe Castle and Swanage, Dorchester and other parts of Lyme Bay.

 

FAIRHAVEN HOTEL

www.kingshotels.co.uk. In the centre of the

Victorian Esplanade and just across the road from

an excellent beach, the comfortable hotel is in the

Kings Hotels group. All bedrooms en suite with

telephone, TV, tea/coffee making. Lift, bar,

restaurant, entertainment.

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Trafford House Trafford House (Adjacent to Basildon Rail Station)
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Argos
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by East London Travelshop
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Granada Bingo, Pitsea
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
South Benfleet Tarpots Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
Southchurch - Swintons Outside Swinton Insurance, Southchurch Road
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
TBA TBA
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster St Mary's Lane/Bell Corner, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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