32 days in Dorset Itinerary

32 days in Dorset Itinerary

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Bournemouth
— 5 nights
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Isle of Portland
— 8 nights
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 10 nights
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Lyme Regis
— 8 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. Bournemouth is known for beaches, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanarium, and take in the waterfront at Bournemouth Pier.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bournemouth attractions planner.

London to Bournemouth is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bournemouth are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Isle of Portland.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
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Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Room Escape Games
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach

8
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Isle of Portland

Isle of Portland ©
Isle of Portland is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Castletown D-Day Centre, examine the collection at The Grove Prison Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St George's Church, and make a trip to Portland Bill Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Isle of Portland online tour planner.

You can travel from Bournemouth to Isle of Portland in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Swanage on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Isle of Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Castletown D-Day Centre ©
Castletown D-Day Centre
Portland Castle ©
Portland Castle
St George's Church ©
St George's Church

10
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Venture out of the city with trips to Worbarrow Bay (in Tyneham) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at StudlandBeachandNatureReserve, stroll through Studland to Swanage Trail, make a trip to Old Harry Rocks, and see the interesting displays at Langton Matravers Museum of the Stone Industry.

Start your trip to Swanage by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Travel from Isle of Portland to Swanage in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lyme Regis.

Things to do in Swanage

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 8:
Highlights from your plan
Fore/Adventure ©
Fore/Adventure
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum

8
nights
Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis ©
Lyme Regis is a coastal town in West Dorset, England, situated 25mi west of Dorchester and 25mi east of Exeter. Get out of town with these interesting Lyme Regis side-trips: Abbotsbury (Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens & Abbotsbury Swannery), Weymouth (Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach), Jurassic Safari, &more) and Dorchester (Sculpture by the Lakes, Queen Mother Square, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sherborne Abbey, make a trip to The Cobb, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, and contemplate the waterfront views at West Bay Harbour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lyme Regis online route planner.

You can drive from Swanage to Lyme Regis in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lyme Regis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Jurassic Safari ©
Jurassic Safari
Sherborne Abbey ©
Sherborne Abbey
The Cobb ©
The Cobb