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Bournemouth & Delightful Gardens of Dorset

Bournemouth & Delightful Gardens of Dorset

Home to miles of beaches and acres of gorgeous gardens, you’ll explore the best of both worlds on our tour of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.

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Home to miles of beaches and acres of gorgeous gardens, you’ll explore the best of both worlds on our tour of Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. Based on Bournemouth’s seafront, enjoy visits to Poole, Wimborne Minister and the Isle of Purbeck alongside Compton Acres, Kingston Lacy House and Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, home to three of the county’s most magnificent estates.



Return coach travel

8 nights half board

Hotel porterage & entertainment

Excursions to Poole, Wimborne Minster, the Isle of Purbeck & Salisbury

Admission into Compton Acres, Kingston Lacy House and Gardens & Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Free time in Bournemouth



& COMPTON ACRES (FULL DAY) - Found on the Jurassic coast, the bustling resort of Poole is a complete maritime location with a lovely quayside, stunning natural harbour and some of the finest beaches in England. This afternoon, we travel to Compton Acres, one of the country’s finest ornamental gardens boasting over three thousand varieties of plants.


(FREE DAY) - Enjoy all the traditional seaside attractions in Bournemouth in your own time. Why not stroll amongst the town’s many glorious gardens and parks? Take a beautiful walk from the seafront passing the lush trees and shrubs from around the world with fantastic views from the cliffs.


& KINGSTON LACY GARDENS (FULL DAY) - This morning, we travel to Wimborne Minster, a historic market town. In the afternoon, we make our way to Kingston Lacy House and Gardens; this Venetian-inspired country estate in the Dorset countryside is home to magnificent gardens that Queen Victoria sent her gardeners to for inspiration.


SUBTROPICAL GARDENS (HALF DAY) - Set within twenty acres and offering stunning views over the Jurassic Coast, Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens have been described by Alan Titchmarsh as ‘one of the finest’ in the country. Benefiting from a unique microclimate, you’ll find a fine collection of exotic and rare plants from all over the globe.


(FULL DAY) - We explore everything the Isle of Purbeck has to offer today. Our trip takes us to Swanage, a quaint seaside town, and the village of Corfe Castle, home to the titular fortification that has stood above for over a thousand years.


(HALF DAY) - Affectionately known as ‘the city in the countryside’, why not take the opportunity and step inside Salisbury’s impressive Cathedral? Home to the Magna Carta, this feat of architecture is particularly magical at this time of year.

Sands Hotel 3*, Bournemouth

Located just a minute's walk from the seafront, this hotel offers a bar and sun terrace, perfect for those relaxing summer evenings. Each hotel room is tastefully furnished with ensuite bathrooms, TVs and Tea and Coffee facilities.


Hotel facilities

  • Restaurant

  • Coffee Shop

  • Bar

  • Games Room

  • Lift

Room upgrades are available for additional supplement.

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Name Address
Alfreton Bus Station, Hall Street,
Alfreton, DE55 7BT
Arnold High Street Bus Stop,
Outside Leisure Centre Car Park, Arnold, NG5 7EE
Beeston Beeston Lace Road, behind the Cricketers Pub
Beeston, NG9 2LA
Bulwell Aldi (Bus Stop SW12), Sellers Wood Drive,
Bulwell, NG6 8GE
Chesterfield Coach Station, Beckingham Way
Chesterfield, S40 1TH
Derby Bus Station, Bay 27 & 28,
Derby, DE1 2AY
Heanor Market Place, Wilmott Street
(Market Square side) Heanor, DE75 7EG
Ilkeston Wharncliffe Rd, Market Place,
Ilkeston, DE7 5GF
Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, Stand SA,
Gravel Street, Leicester, LE1 3AG
Long Eaton The Green, Outside Poundland
Long Eaton, Notts, NG10 1HQ
Loughborough Amber Rooms, The Rushes
Loughborough, LE11 5BE
Lutterworth George Street, Outside Wycliffe Rooms
Lutterworth, LE17 4EG
Mansfield Bus Stop, Walkden Street
Mansfield, NG18 1QN
Nottingham Mount Street, Alongside the Grosvenor Casino,
Nottingham, NG1 6HE
Ripley Market Place, Express Stand
Ripley, DE5 3FJ
Rotherham Interchange Bay C1/ C2, Frederick Street,
Rotherham , S60 1QB
Sheffield Pond Hill, Opposite Penny Black Public House
Sheffield, S1 2BG
Toton Tram Stop Park and Ride, Toton Lane
Notts, NG9 7JA

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