185 million years of history

By day, you’ll explore the fabled Jurassic Coast, a stunning 96-mile stretch of UNESCO-listed coastline that encapsulates 185 million years of the Earth’s history. By night, you’ll relax to the soothing sound of the sea in your four-star seafront hotel.   A fascinating guided walk will introduce you to the Jurassic Coast’s most famous sights, including the iconic Durdle Door. Pay a visit to Corfe Castle, which played a key role in the English Civil War. Included excursions to Swanage, Weymouth and a local brewery complete a revitalising and refreshing break. An optional full-day excursion to Beaulieu, in the heart of the New Forest, brings the opportunity to head inland to discover a patchwork of rolling hills, historic villages and wild woodlands.  

Highlights

  • Make your own way to Dorset, and spend five days exploring the UNESCO-listed Jurassic Coast, including Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door
  • Discover Swanage and Corfe Castle, on the Isle of Purbeck
  • Tour of Weymouth and visit to Piddle Brewery, with tasting session
  • Included Welcome Drink at your hotel and orientation tour of Bournemouth on the first day
  • Optional full-day excursion to Beaulieu Palace and National Motor Museum in the New Forest
  • Optional half-day Conker Spirits distillery tour

Inclusions

  • Full-day excursion to some of the Jurassic Coast’s most iconic sights, including a gentle walk from Lulworth Cove to Durdle Door
  • Visits to Swanage and Corfe Castle, on the Isle of Purbeck
  • Tour of Weymouth and visit to Piddle Brewery, with tasting session
  • Welcome Drink at your hotel and orientation tour of Bournemouth on the first day
  • Four nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hermitage Hotel, Bournemouth
  • The services of a friendly, experienced tour manager