Walking the Jurassic Coast

3 Nights in UK
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What you can expect

Sea views

Soak up beautiful sea views

Swanage

Explore the quaint Victorian town of Swanage

Harry Rocks

Admire famous Old Harry Rocks

About the trip

Join us for 3 nights and explore England’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site and discover a coastline of spectacular, jaw dropping scenery and views. Stretching 95 beautiful miles, this South Coast national treasure, with 185 million years of geological history, makes the stunning and diverse Jurassic Coast perfect for a weekend of walking.

Grade – Easy to Medium

What's included?

  • Twin/double room for single use
  • Half Board: Buffet Breakfast and three course Table d’hote evening dinner, 2 x picnic lunch
  • Welcome drink
  • 2 x full day guided walks including transfers
  • Ferry tickets
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected

Itinerary

  • Arrive & Check In
  • The Jurassic Coast
  • Dancing Ledge, Cliffs & Corfe Village
  • Departure Day

Extras

  • Insurance click here
  • Sea View Room for Sole Use – £69 per stay (On Request)
  • Sea View Room with balcony for Sole Use with sea view – £79 per stay (On Request)

What you’ll be doing

DAY 1

Arrive & Check In

Check into hotel, meet our tour leader and fellow Solos guests for the welcome drink and enjoy our first evening meal together

  • Dinner Included
DAY 2

The Jurassic Coast

After breakfast,  we walk to the Bournemouth Bus Terminal and catch the No. 50 bus towards Swanage, over the Sandbanks ferry. and alight at the entrance to Studland village The route takes in lovely views over the Sandbanks peninsular and often the route is served by an open top bus.(not guaranteed). We proceed from here to Fort Henry, the bunker used by George VI, Winston Churchill, Lord Mountbatten and Eisenhower for the final preparations for the D Day landings. After this, we walk to the headland of Old Harry Rocks, the eastern point of the ‘Jurassic Coast’ and start of the World Heritage Sire, then on over Ballard Down and through Swanage to Durlston Country Park with famous Castle and Globe, Also a nature reserve where a major housing estate was originally planned for one of Swanage’s main developers in the late 1800s, George Burt.

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DAY 3

Dancing Ledge, Cliffs & Corfe Village

We go by coach over the ferry to Langton Matravers. We walk onto onto the Priest’s Way to view the Dinosaur Footprints and down to Dancing Ledge. Along the Coastal Path to Secombe Cliffs and up into the village of Worth Matravers, once the centre of all local administration in the middle ages and past the famous Square and Compass pub. Worth played a major role during World war II and we will see the site which really helped in the war effort.

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DAY 4

Departure Day

After a leisurely breakfast, check out and perhaps have a final wander around Bournemouth before heading home.

  • Breakfast Included

Accommodation

Marsham Court Hotel 4*

This popular award-winning family-run seaside hotel with stunning sea views over Bournemouth Bay offers comfortable accommodation and well renowned service making this lovely hotel a perfect accompaniment to our walking weekend

Facilities Include

Enjoy the many facilities on offer including bar, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool (heated May-Sept, weather permitting), gardens/sun terraces with stunning sea views and free Wi-Fi throughout. Free car parking for Solos guests (first come first serve basis)

Room Includes

Standard rooms for sole use are equipped with en-suite facilities, direct dial telephone, Freeview TV, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi, laptop safe, clock radio, tea/coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January - February 6 °C 1 °C
March 9 °C 2 °C
April 11 °C 3 °C
May 15 °C 6 °C
June 18 °C 9 °C
July - August 20 °C 11 °C
September 17 °C 9 °C
October 14 °C 7 °C
November 9 °C 3 °C
December 7 °C 2 °C

Our Reviews

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I was so nervous about embarking on my first Solos Holiday, but I shouldn’t have been – it was the best thing I have ever done!

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Our tour leader Monica was exceptional! Had such a good time and will be rebooking with Solos. Thanks for a great holiday!

Had the best time with Solos! Discovered beautiful destinations and met some lifelong friends.

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