7 days in Dorset Itinerary

7 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
— 2 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Bournemouth: Castletown D-Day Centre (in Isle of Portland) and Weymouth (Weymouth Beach & Jurassic Safari). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach, identify plant and animal life at Brownsea Island, stroll through Hengistbury Head Beach, and make a trip to Evening Hill.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bournemouth travel route website.

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 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Corfe Castle.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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 ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Lulworth Cove, then brush up on your military savvy at The Tank Museum, and then admire the striking features of St Martin On The Walls Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey World, then get engrossed in the history at Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Corfe Castle.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Corfe Castle online travel planner.

Getting from Bournemouth to Corfe Castle by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Bridport.

Things to do in Corfe Castle

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for gifts at Malabar Trading, get interesting insight from Lyme Bay Rib Charter, then identify plant and animal life at Golden Cap Estate, and finally get outside with fossilwalks.com. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sherborne Abbey, then admire the landmark architecture of Almshouses of St John, then admire the masterpieces at Artwave West Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Shrine of St Wite, Whitchurch Canonicorum, nr Bridport, Dorset.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bridport trip planner.

Drive from Corfe Castle to Bridport in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Bridport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Sherborne Abbey ©
Sherborne Abbey
Lyme Bay Rib Charter ©
Lyme Bay Rib Charter
Golden Cap Estate ©
Golden Cap Estate

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