13 days in Dorset Itinerary

13 days in Dorset Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bournemouth
— 5 nights
2
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 4 nights
3
Lyme Regis
— 2 nights

5
nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bournemouth: Castletown D-Day Centre (in Isle of Portland), Weymouth (Weymouth Harbour, Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach), &more) and Poole Harbour (in Poole). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bournemouth Beach, stroll through Hengistbury Head Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanarium, and tee off at Sandbanks Crazy Golf.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Bournemouth travel route tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Bournemouth is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In September, Bournemouth is much colder than Singapore - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Swanage.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Weymouth, Poole, Castletown D-Day Centre
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Castletown D-Day Centre ©
Castletown D-Day Centre
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach

4
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swanage: Sculpture by the Lakes (in Dorchester) and West Lulworth (Lulworth Cove & Bindon Hill Fort). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Fore/Adventure, get to know the fascinating history of Model Village Gardens & Cafe, take an in-depth tour of Corfe Castle Town Trust Museum, and see the interesting displays at The Tank Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Swanage holiday maker.

You can drive from Bournemouth to Swanage in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lyme Regis.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle, West Lulworth, Sculpture by the Lakes
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Fore/Adventure ©
Fore/Adventure
The Tank Museum ©
The Tank Museum
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve

2
nights
Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis is a coastal town in West Dorset, England, situated 25mi west of Dorchester and 25mi east of Exeter. On the 27th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Golden Cap Estate, explore the activities along West Bay Harbour, thenlearn more about the world around you at West Bay Discovery Centre, and finally make a trip to The Cobb. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with fossilwalks.com, thenget a new perspective on nature at Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally stop by Pug and Puffin.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lyme Regis online route planner.

Getting from Swanage to Lyme Regis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Lyme Regis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyme Regis

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bridport
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Fishing Charters & Tours
The Cobb ©
The Cobb
Golden Cap Estate ©
Golden Cap Estate

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