5 days in Dorset Itinerary

5 days in Dorset Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Weymouth
— 1 night
2
Christchurch
— 3 nights

1
night
Weymouth

Weymouth ©
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monmouth Beach, and then steep yourself in history at The Town Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach), take an in-depth tour of Weymouth Museum, and then get in on the family fun at Sandworld Sculpture Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Weymouth trip planner.

London to Weymouth is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Christchurch.

Things to do in Weymouth

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Lyme Regis, Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre
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Monmouth Beach ©
Monmouth Beach
The Town Mill ©
The Town Mill
Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach) ©
Chesil Bank (Chesil Beach)

3
nights
Christchurch

Christchurch ©
Christchurch is a borough and town on the south coast of England. Poole Museum and Scaplen's Court Museum and Herb Garden and Walford Mill Crafts will appeal to museum buffs. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Avon Beach and Sandbanks Beach. Step out of Christchurch to go to Swanage and see Land & Wave, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Priest's House Museum & Garden, stroll around Upton Country Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christchurch Priory Church, and pick up some new knowledge with Affordable Studio Art.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Christchurch trip builder website.

You can drive from Weymouth to Christchurch in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Christchurch are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Christchurch

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Wimborne Minster, Poole, Land & Wave
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Avon Beach ©
Avon Beach
Land & Wave ©
Land & Wave

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