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Thomas Hardy Country and Weymouth

Thomas Hardy Country and Weymouth

Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Hardy and enjoy the beautiful countryside and idyllic rural charm of Dorset's historic towns.

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At a glance:

  • Bridport & West Bay

  • Lyme Regis

  • Weymouth

  • Sherborne

  • Shaftesbury

  • Home pick up

 

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Day 1

Following collection from home, travel to Dorchester and the George Albert Hotel for the four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

D

Day 2

Travel to Bridport and West Bay, the setting for TV's Broadchurch. From here, continue to the historic coastal resort of Lyme Regis, close to the Devon border and home to the famous Cobb and harbour.

B, D

Day 3

Visit nearby Dorchester, the county town of Dorset and fictional 'Casterbridge' of Thomas Hardy's novels. After free time, head to Weymouth with its fine Georgian seafront and award winning beach. Be sure to visit the picturesque and traditional 17th Century harbour, alive with colour and activity.

B, D

Day 4

Drive to Sherborne, without doubt one of England's most beautiful towns, with an abundance of medieval buildings, a superb Abbey, Almshouse and two castles. From here travel to Shaftesbury, an ancient hilltop town and famous as the home to cobbled Gold Hill, star of the Hovis advert.

B, D

Day 5

Travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

George Albert Hotel, Dorchester

 

Stay at the George Albert Hotel, near Dorchester, a family owned hotel located in the rolling Dorset countryside.

 

www.gahotel.co.uk

 

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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