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It is a lively tourist resort with a bustling quayside and a beautiful historic old town. We explore the impressive Jurassic Coast and include a steam train journey, harbour cruise, a visit to the impressive Sculpture by the Lakes and a unique visit to Minterne House & Gardens.

Your Holiday Package Includes:

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast & 1 cream tea                                     

Luxury coach travel

Services of experienced tour driver

EXCURSIONS – entry to Bovington Tank Museum, Swanage Heritage Railway, Sculpture by the Lakes, Minterne House & Gardens (with cream tea) and Poole Harbour cruise

Your Holiday Accommodation:

The *** THISTLE HOTEL POOLE is in a wonderful location on the Quayside and offers stunning views over the harbour. The Harbour View restaurant offers a range of home cooked favourites and modern European dishes then you can relax in the Anchor Bar. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, complimentary toiletries, hairdryer, iron & ironing board and Wi-Fi. The hotel does not have any walk-in showers. There is a lift.

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Date : July 11, 2022

Travel to Poole

We travel to Poole, Dorset for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Thistle Hotel.


Date : July 12, 2022

Tank Museum, Swanage & journey on a heritage steam train

We visit the Tank Museum at Bovington Camp before continuing to the ‘Isle of Purbeck’ peninsular and the seaside resort of Swanage. You will have time to enjoy fish & chips, or a stroll along the traditional pier, before we board a heritage steam train and journey through countryside, with stunning views of Corfe Castle along the way.


Date : July 13, 2022

Sculpture by the Lakes & Minterne House & Gardens

We begin with a visit to Sculpture by the Lakes, a collection of inspirational works of art nestled in 26 acres of tranquil, landscaped gardens. Later we have a unique visit to Minterne House & Gardens, finishing the day with a cream tea.


Date : July 14, 2022

Poole & afternoon cruise

A free morning in our resort before an afternoon cruise around Poole harbour, Europe’s largest natural harbour. You will get a view of the islands, the Dorset Lakelands, and the harbour entrance.


Date : July 15, 2022

Return home

We journey home with suitable stops en route. Arriving into the local area early evening.


Single supplement – £120.00


£30.00 per person

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