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Coach Holidays to Weymouth
Search for coach holidays to Weymouth and find discounted coach tours and trips to Weymouth from last minute deals to 2014 Easter, Spring and Summer breaks. Weymouth coach holidays are available throughout the year from local departure points across the UK with a variety of leading coach opertators including Shearings, Leger, Alfa Travel and many more. Weymouth coach trips take you to a great seaside destination with a wide variety of attractions and places of interest to visit in the town and surrounding coastline. The Classic Seaside Resort, with its fantastic beach and vibrant harbour, nestles perfectly alongside the rugged 'Isle' of Portland, the perfect place for visitors who just want to get away from it all. With plenty of places to eat and drink, and all year round events, attractions and activities there's something for everyone, isn't it time you discovered Weymouth and Portland? ... the Natural Place to be!
At coachholidays.com we offer a range of coach trips to Weymouth from cheap last minute breaks to trips at Easter, holidays throughout the spring and summer and breaks all the way up to christmas 2014. Our coach trips to Weymouth include short breaks, midweek breaks, weekend getaways and lengthier coach holidays and tours that visit Weymouth and other fantastic destinations. Read on for further information and coach holidays to Weymouth departing next spring and summer. Alternatively use the search form to find coach trips to Weymouth that match your personal requirements. We have the widest selection of 2014 Weymouth coach trips so have a look and see how much we can save you on your holiday.
Weymouth has been a port for many Centuries and evidence shows that Roman Galleys sailed up the River Wey as far as Radipole where they could be beached and cargo unloaded for transport to the Roman Town of Durnovaria (Dorchester). Since the 1800s various reclamation schemes have increased the size of the harbour at the seaward end, which included construction of two piers and subsequent to this additional areas were reclaimed from the sea.
Places of interest / attractions in Weymouth
There is plenty to see and do on a coach holiday to Weymouth....here are some of most popular attractions.
Bennetts Water GardensWild plants and wildlife abound in the 6 acres of ponds, including a National collection of over 150 varieties of water lilies. Tropical house displaying tropical water lilies and a cacti collection. Museum showing the history of Chickerell's brickworks. Replica 'Monet' bridge in similar setting to Giverny Gardens in France.
Brewers Quay and Timewalk JourneyRedeveloped Victorian Brewery situated at the heart of Weymouth's picturesque Old Harbour with unique undercover Shopping Village specialising in crafts, gifts, home-wares, fine foods and toys. Step back in time at the award winning Timewalk and Brewery Days attraction, and embark on an unforgettable voyage with Miss Paws the brewery cat through 19 life size scenes that recreate the sights, sounds, and smells of 600 years of Weymouth's fascinating history!
Condor FerriesEnjoy a day trip to the Channel Islands of Jersey or Guernsey via Condor Ferries in Weymouth.
Land TrainRelax and enjoy the panoramic ride along the Weymouth Esplanade from the Tourist Information Centre, situated adjacent to the Town Centre, to Lodmoor.
Nothe FortBuilt by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best preserved forts of its kind. The advances in technology that affected the fort are explained through many displays, exhibits and audio visual facilities located on the ramparts, gun decks and maze of underground passageways.
Pirate Adventure Mini GolfChallenge yourself and your shipmates to our 19 hole pirate golf adventure whilst learning about the life and death of some of the world's most famous pirates, including old Blackbeard himself!
Portland Bill Lighthouse & Visitor CentreFor Tourist Information and an excellent introduction to Portland's environment and heritage, visit the Lighthouse Visitor Centre at Portland Bill and enjoy a guided tour of the Trinity House Lighthouse.
Portland CastleOne of Henry VIII's finest coastal forts, Portland Castle overlooks the Harbour and is well worth a visit if you're planning a trip to Portland Bill and Chesil Beach. Journey back through 450 years of history and explore the Tudor fortress, Captain's House and a Contemporary Heritage Garden, built as part of a special English Heritage Scheme and designed by Christopher Bradley-Hole.
Portland MuseumPortland's social, natural and industrial history set in 2 thatched cottages. Home of Portland's considerable maritime history, and the setting for a shipwreck and smuggling exhibition.
Weymouth BeachWeymouth's three mile beach is just minutes from the town centre and historic harbour. There's plenty of entertainment for everyone to enjoy ranging from traditional attractions such as Punch & Judy and donkey rides
Places of interest / attractions near Weymouth
Coach holidays to Weymouth provides the opportunity to visit a number of attractions and places of interest in the surrounding area.
Abbotsbury Children's FarmThe Children's Farm is home to a large variety of animals. Children can bottle feed baby goats twice daily, cuddle the guinea pigs and meet the rabbits, donkeys, cows and pigs.
Abbotsbury Sub Tropical GardensProbably one of the best gardens of it's type in the world. Twice winner of silver award at Chelsea and silver gilt at Hampton Court Show. Magnificent Victorian walled garden set in 20 acres of woodland valley.
Abbotsbury SwanneryThe 600-year-old swannery is a natural history paradise. Home to the only managed colony of free-flying mute swans in the world that visitors can walk among.
Fleet Observer Glass Bottom Boat - PortlandExplore the underwater world of the Fleet Lagoon in the glass bottom boat and see unique British Marine Life.
Special Events in Weymouth in 2014
If you are considering a coach tour or coach trip to Weymouth in 2014 the following are a selection of well attended events taking place in Weymouth throughout the year. So if you are interested in visting during these events search for your coach holiday to Weymouth around these dates.
|Weymouth Beach Kite Festival||May 2014|
|Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic||July 2014|
|Weymouth Carnival||August 2014|
|Guy Fawkes Celebrations||November 2014|
Whenever you choose a coach holiday or coach tour to Weymouth you are sure to find plenty to see and do. If you cannot find a suitable coach tour to Weymouth contact us and let our experienced coach holiday operators help you find your perfect coach holiday.