Poole Quay, Swanage, and 3 Course Lunch aboard Steam Train (04 Nov 18)

Copy of Copy of The Dorsetman travelling along Swanage Railway
Copy of Copy of Sandbanks to Studland chain ferry for Swanage
Copy of Copy of The pier at Swanage
Copy of Copy of Swanage promenade
Copy of Copy of The Dorsetman travelling along Swanage Railway
Copy of Copy of Sandbanks to Studland chain ferry for Swanage
Copy of Copy of The pier at Swanage
Copy of Copy of Swanage promenade

Poole Quay, Swanage, and 3 Course Lunch aboard Steam Train (04 Nov 18)

75.00

This unique day trip combines a visit to Poole Quay, the beauty of Sandbanks, a crossing on the chain ferry to Studland and then a visit to Swanage and the Heritage Steam Railway. At Swanage Railway you join “The Dorsetman” for a three course lunch chugging through the spectacular Isle of Purbeck countryside and passing by the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle. You then have time to explore Swanage.

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    The price for your day out includes:

    • Comfortable coach travel;
    • Friendly courier with you throughout the day;
    • Visit to Poole Quay;
    • Steam train ride and three course lunch aboard The Dorsetman;
    • Chain ferry between Sandbanks and Studland;
    • Free time in Swanage.

    Tour Description

    Your day out begins with a short visit to Poole Quay allowing you time to have a look around the marina, browse a few shops or gets some refeshments.

    We then drive on to the chain ferry at Sandbanks for the crossing to Studland. The small seaside peninsula of Sandbanks, famous for its well-known residents, contains some of the most expensive houses in the world!

    From Studland we advance on to Swanage where you will board The Dorsetman steam train for an afternoon ride along Swanage Railway and your 3 course lunch (see menu below). Experience a unique journey through six miles of beautiful scenery passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle, travelling down to the blue flag beach at Swanage.

    Your steam-pulled railway journey finishes in Swanage where you will have an hour to explore this Victorian seaside resort and pier. The coach departs at 17:00 for the journey back to your joining point.


    Joining Points and Pickup Times

    • 07:25 Yateley - Dog & Partridge
    • 07:35 Hartley Wintney - Bus Stop Swan Court
    • 07:45 Hook - Old White Hart Pub Bus Stop
    • 08:00 Hatch (Old Basing) - Belle Vue Road Bus Stop on junction with Cromwell Close
    • 08:15 Chineham Shopping Centre East Car Park Bus Stop
    • 08:30 Basingstoke - Coach Bay opposite The Anvil on Churchill Way
    • 08:35 Basingstoke - Leisure Centre (Bus Stop for Planet Ice on Euskirchen Way).
    • 08:40 Basingstoke - Business Centre Bus Stop Winchester Road (outside B&Q)
    • 08:45 Brighton Hill - opposite Beechdown Health Club Winchester Road.

    Itinerary

    • 10:30 arrive Poole Quay
    • 11:20 depart Poole Quay and travel via Sandbanks to board the Chain Ferry
    • Chain Ferry crosses over to Studland (you remain inside the coach)
    • Coach disembarks chain ferry at Studland and carries on to Swanage
    • 12:55 depart Swanage aboard The Dorsetman for your 3 course lunch and steam train ride
    • 15:40 alight The Dorsetman to spend free time in Swanage
    • 17:00 depart Swanage
    • 18:30—19:30 return to pickup points.

    The Dorsetman Luncheon Menu

    You will be required to choose from the following options when you book your day out.