60 days in Dorset Itinerary

60 days in Dorset Itinerary

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60 days in Dorset Itinerary

Start: San Carlos de Bariloche
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Bridport
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Isle of Portland
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck
— 14 nights
bus:  1​h
4
Bournemouth
— 17 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: San Carlos de Bariloche

12
nights
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bridport: Sherborne (Acreman Street Antique Centre, Sherborne Castle & Gardens, & more), Uplyme Church (in Uplyme) and Dorchester (Hardy's Monument & Clay Pigeon Raceway). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Golden Cap Estate, enjoy some diversion at The Tunnel Target Sports Centre, get your game on at Rockburn Ltd, and learn more about the world around you at Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bridport tour itinerary planner .

San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina to Bridport is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Carlos de Bariloche to Bridport is 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Isle of Portland.

Things to do in Bridport

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lyme Regis, Sherborne, Dorchester, Beaminster, Hambledon Hill
Highlights from your plan
Golden Cap Estate ©
Golden Cap Estate
West Bay Harbour ©
West Bay Harbour
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre ©
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

14
nights
Isle of Portland

Isle of Portland ©
Isle of Portland is known for historic sites, museums, parks, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Castletown D-Day Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Church Ope Cove, and take an in-depth tour of The Grove Prison Museum.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Isle of Portland tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Bridport to Isle of Portland takes an hour. You'll set off for Swanage on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Isle of Portland

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Broadcroft Quarry Nature Reserve ©
Castletown D-Day Centre ©
Castletown D-Day Centre
Portland Bill Lighthouse ©
Portland Bill Lighthouse

14
nights
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck

Swanage ©
Swanage is a coastal town and civil parish in the south east of Dorset, England. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swanage: Sculpture by the Lakes (in Dorchester), Moreton (St Nicholas' Church Graveyard & Saint Nicholas Church) and Lulworth Cove (in West Lulworth). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Fore/Adventure, hike along Studland to Swanage Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Bay, and look for all kinds of wild species at Durlston Country Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Swanage trip planner .

You can drive from Isle of Portland to Swanage in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Bournemouth.

Things to do in Swanage

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wareham, Corfe Castle, West Lulworth, East Lulworth, Dorchester
Highlights from your plan
Dorset Adventure Park ©
Dorset Adventure Park
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve ©
StudlandBeachandNatureReserve
Winspit ©
Winspit

17
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Bournemouth: Poole Harbour (in Poole), Weymouth (Sandworld Sculpture Park, Weymouth Harbour, & more) and Abbotsbury (Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens & Abbotsbury Swannery). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bournemouth Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanarium, explore the striking landscape at The Polar Bear on the Isle of Wight, and kick back and relax at Alum Chine Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bournemouth visit planner .

Traveling by bus from Swanage to Bournemouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bournemouth can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bournemouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Weymouth, Poole, Wimborne Minster, Dorchester, Christchurch
Highlights from your plan
Bournemouth Beach ©
Bournemouth Beach
Room Escape Games
Hengistbury Head Beach ©
Hengistbury Head Beach

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