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Walking Holiday on the Uk's
South West Coast Path

from Weymouth to South Haven Point/Sandbanks
with option to walk on to Poole or Bournemouth

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booking
available
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Suggested Tour Duration:
7 nights, 6 days walking
Total Distance:
58 miles
Min/max daily distance:
7/13 miles
Average Daily distance:
10 miles
Grading:
easy to severe
Features:
Lulworth Cove
Durdle Door
Sandbanks Ferry
Brownsea Island
Connects with:
Purbeck Way
Walkin Holiday on the South West Coast Path in Dorset
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Day 1: Arrive at Weymouth
You make your own way to Weymouth. We can assist with transfers if necessary. Car parking is available for the duration of this walking holiday in Dorset.
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Portland Bill, Dorset on SWCP walking holiday Day 2: Isle of Portland.    13 miles     moderate
From Portland Bill you can see more the of coast path than from any other point on the path. On a clear day you can see Start Point in the west and Dulston Head in the east, a distance of 160 miles, over one quarter of the South West Coast Path!
Osmington Mills, Dorset on SWCP walking holiday
Day 3: Weymouth to Osmington Mills.   5 miles   strenuous
The path leaves Weymouth around Weymouth Bay to Osmington Mills.
Durdle Door, Dorset on SWCP walking holiday Day 4: Osmington Mills to Lulworth Cove.    7 miles     strenuous
Leaving Osmington Mills the path soon reaches Burning Cliff, named after its oil shale burst into flames in 1826. On past Bat's Head and the world famous Durdle Door. The stunning Lulworth Cove is one of the South Coast's most famous views. At Lulworth the South West Coast Path connects with the Purbeck Way.
Day 5: Lulworth Cove to Kingston.    10 miles    severe
From Lulworth Cove the path enters the Lulworth Ranges tank training areas which has fossil remains of an ancient forest some 135 million years old. At Kimmeridge Bay you will see the rare sight of a 'nodding donkey' oil pump which has been pumping oil since 1959.
Lulworth Cove, Dorset on SWCP walking holiday
Kingston, Dorset on SWCP walking holiday Day 6: Kingston to Swanage.  10 miles   severe    
At St Alban's Head there is St Aldhelm's Chapel and an interesting radar memorial on the headland. This part of the coast path has caves and ledges created from the quarrying of Purbeck Marble. At Durlston Head there is 40-tonne stone sphere carved into the shape of the world.
Day 7: Swanage to South Haven Point/Sandbanks.   7.5 miles      moderate
On leaving Swanage you head towards The Foreland with its chalk pinnacles known as Old Harry Rocks. You can now see Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight in the distance. From the ferry across the mouth of Poole Harbour to Sandbanks you can see Brownsea Island, famous for its red squirrels. You stay overnight in Swanage again, taking the local bus back to Swanage (payable locally). Or you could walk on to Poole or Bournemouth, an extra 5 miles.

Well done! You have completed the 630 miles of the South West Coast Path!
Old Harry Rocks, Dorset on SWCP walking holiday
Day 8: Depart after breakfast
We can transfer you to your car or station.
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What's included
in your UK walking holiday
on the South West Coast Path

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • guide book
  • Ordnance Survey maps 1:25,000
This walking holiday in the UK on the South West Coast Path operates March to October and in either direction.
Short walking breaks are also available, with 2 or 3 days walking. Just select the part of the coast path you want to walk.
The above distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too. We pride ourselves in offering the widest choice of bespoke walking holidays on the South West Coast Path.

Online booking available. A deposit of £55 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
on the South West Coast Path

  • upgrade to the region's most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
Weymouth to South Haven Point:
8 day itinerary
6 days walking and 7 nights accommodation
£630pp
dbl/twin
£833pp
single occ
£868pp
solo traveller
Book South West Coast Path Weymouth to South Haven Point walking holiday online now
All prices subject to change
Optional Accommodation Upgrades
Can be added when booking online
Subject to availability                  Supplement per person per night
Swanage Double/Twin Single
Pines Hotel £36.00 £45.00
Purbeck House Hotel £55.00 £68.00
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How to get there
By Plane to Bournemouth where we can arrange transfer to Poole
By Car to Poole where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Poole or Weymouth where we can arrange transfer
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