6 days in Dorset Itinerary

6 days in Dorset Itinerary

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Bournemouth
— 2 nights
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Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck
— 2 nights
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Bridport
— 1 night

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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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bournemouth: Weymouth (Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park, Cove Gallery, &more), Sherborne Abbey (in Sherborne) and Stair Hole (in West Lulworth). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, stroll through Hengistbury Head Beach, meet the residents at Oceanarium, and learn about all things military at Castletown D-Day Centre.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bournemouth trip itinerary planner.

London to Bournemouth is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October in Bournemouth, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

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Castletown D-Day Centre ©
Castletown D-Day Centre
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach

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Corfe Castle, Isle of Purbeck

Corfe Castle ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, learn about all things military at The Tank Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at St Martin On The Walls Church. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, take an in-depth tour of Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Corfe Castle.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Corfe Castle itinerary builder app.

Getting from Bournemouth to Corfe Castle by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bridport.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Monkey World ©
Monkey World
Corfe Castle ©
Corfe Castle
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum

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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. On the 14th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Artwave West Gallery, then head outdoors with fossilwalks.com, then look for all kinds of wild species at Golden Cap Estate, and finally take a tour by water with Lyme Bay Rib Charter.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bridport vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Corfe Castle to Bridport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Lyme Bay Rib Charter ©
Lyme Bay Rib Charter
Golden Cap Estate ©
Golden Cap Estate
Artwave West Gallery ©
Artwave West Gallery

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