8 days in Dorset Itinerary

8 days in Dorset Itinerary

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Bridport
— 3 nights
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 4 nights

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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. You've now added Sculpture by the Lakes to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Bridport to Shaftesbury to see Gold Hill Museum about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with West Bay Canoes, get engrossed in the history at Colyton Heritage Centre, learn more about the world around you at West Bay Discovery Centre, and explore the activities along West Bay Harbour.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bridport trip itinerary app.

Durham to Bridport is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Bridport

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

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Kayaking / Canoeing
West Bay Canoes
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Water Body
West Bay Harbour
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Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Your day by day itinerary now includes Swanage Railway. When in Swanage, make a side trip to see Lulworth Cove in West Lulworth, approximately West Lulworth away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Fore/Adventure, look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park, take in the exciting artwork at Lucy's Farm, and get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Swanage trip maker website.

Drive from Bridport to Swanage in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Swanage, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

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Must see
Fore/Adventure
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Mass Transportation System
Swanage Railway
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Military Museum
The Tank Museum
4.8

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