14 days in Dorset Itinerary

14 days in Dorset Itinerary

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Bournemouth
— 4 nights
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 5 nights
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Bridport
— 4 nights

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Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Bring the kids along to Bournemouth Beach and Oceanarium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bournemouth: Weymouth (Cove Gallery, Weymouth Harbour, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Hengistbury Head Beach, explore the activities along Poole Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Gardens, and take in the exciting artwork at Hatch Gallery.

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London to Bournemouth is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

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Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Family-friendly places like Cumulus Outdoors and Monkey World will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Swanage side-trips: Sculpture by the Lakes (in Dorchester), Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth) and Saint Nicholas Church (in Moreton). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Fore/Adventure, look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park, learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Swanage day trip planning app.

Getting from Bournemouth to Swanage by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Swanage are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bridport.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Fore/Adventure
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Military Museum
The Tank Museum
4.8

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a market town in Dorset, England, situated approximately 1.5mi inland from the English Channel near the confluence of the small River Brit and its tributary the Asker. Attractions like Lyme Bay Rib Charter and Hive Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Golden Cap Estate, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, get outside with fossilwalks.com, and kick back and relax at Charmouth Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bridport route planning app.

Getting from Swanage to Bridport by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bridport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Wildlife Area
Golden Cap Estate
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Speed Boats Tour
Lyme Bay Rib Charter
4.8

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