5 days in Dorset Itinerary

5 days in Dorset Itinerary

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Bournemouth
— 1 night
2
Lyme Regis
— 2 nights
3
Bridport
— 1 night

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Bournemouth

Bournemouth ©
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England directly to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a 155km World Heritage Site. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): walk around Hamworthy Park, explore by horseback at Studland Trekking Centre, and then cool off at Dorset Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Winchester City Mill, enjoy the sand and surf at Bournemouth Beach, and then kick back and relax at Alum Chine Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bournemouth day trip planning app.

London to Bournemouth is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bournemouth can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lyme Regis.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dorset Adventure Park, Studland Trekking Centre, Winchester City Mill, Hamworthy Park
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Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
Studland Trekking Centre ©
Studland Trekking Centre
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach

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nights
Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis ©
Lyme Regis is a coastal town in West Dorset, England, situated 25mi west of Dorchester and 25mi east of Exeter. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for gifts at Pug and Puffin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seaton Beach and Chine, thenkick back and relax at Cobb Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lyme Regis Undercliff. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium, make a trip to The Cobb, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve, and finally trek along South West Coast Path - Hooken Cliffs.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lyme Regis travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bournemouth to Lyme Regis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Lyme Regis, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bridport.

Things to do in Lyme Regis

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Seaton
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Cobb Beach ©
Cobb Beach
The Cobb ©
The Cobb
Seaton Beach and Chine ©
Seaton Beach and Chine

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Bridport

Bridport ©
Bridport is a market town in Dorset, England, situated approximately 1.5mi inland from the English Channel near the confluence of the small River Brit and its tributary the Asker. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at West Bay Harbour, thenhave fun at The Tunnel Target Sports Centre, and then get outside with fossilwalks.com.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bridport trip planner.

Bridport is just a stone's throw from Lyme Regis. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bridport

Outdoors Nature Parks
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West Bay Harbour ©
West Bay Harbour
The Tunnel Target Sports Centre ©
The Tunnel Target Sports Centre

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