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Weymouth, Dorchester & The Isle of Purbeck

Weymouth, Dorchester & The Isle of Purbeck

Join us at the classic seaside resort of Weymouth. It boasts an impressive long arc of golden sands, blue waters and a wonderful sweep of Georgian sea-front houses.

The classic seaside resort of Weymouth boasts an impressive long arc of golden sands and a wonderful sweep of Georgian sea-front houses. The town’s bustling harbour is regarded as one of the most picturesque in Britain. Steeped in history the 17th Century Waterfront is home to some of Dorset’s finest pubs, restaurants and architecture.  In the middle of town you will find Radipole Lake, an RSPB reserve that is excellent for bird watching and a great place to sit and relax. Other attractions include the sea life centre, Nothe Fort, the award winning Greenhill Gardens plus the Brewers Quay, a redeveloped Victorian brewery with family attractions and speciality craft and antique shops.



The Crown Hotel 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 Weymouth’s beautiful sandy beach and the Brewer’s Quay. Hotel facilities include a residents’ lounge, guests Wi-Fi zone, The Vaults Bar and Restaurant plus a residents' bar where there is entertainment during the main season. All bedrooms feature TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee tray. Lift to all floors.


  • Accommodation with dinner and breakfast

  • Admission to Abbotsbury Swannery

  • Day excursions

  • Return travel by coach

Day One

We travel south via the motorways to Dorset and on to the resort of Weymouth.


Day Two

A day at leisure to relax and explore the resort.

B, D

Day Three

This morning we travel to Dorchester, a town associated with the famous writer and poet Thomas Hardy who lived there and featured the area in many of his novels. Following some time to have a look around and maybe visit the Dorchester Market, we continue to the unique Abbotsbury Swannery, the world's only managed colony of nesting mute swans spread over 25 acres of the dramatic Dorset coast. We depart the Swannery mid-afternoon and take a drive around the Isle of Portland where you can see some fantastic views across Chesil Beach, plus the stone quarries, Pulpit rock the famous Portland Bill lighthouse.

B, D

Day Four

We take a morning drive to the Isle of Purbeck where we see the quaint thatched village of Corfe Castle with its two main streets of buildings constructed with local Purbeck limestone, all overlooked by its dramatic castle ruins. We continue to the resort of Swanage, a traditional Victorian seaside town set at the heart of Purbeck described as the gem of the Dorset coast.

B, D

Day Five

We check out this morning and commence our journey home to North Wales.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

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
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
(Parking not permitted at Pringles car park)
Llanfairpwll Park & Ride Llanfairpwll, Park & Ride
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Oswestry Oswestry, Mile End Services Coach Park
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham Wrexham, Bus Stand Lord Street
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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