Wimborne Minster, 3 Course Lunch aboard Steam Train and Swanage (01-May-19)

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Wimborne Minster, 3 Course Lunch aboard Steam Train and Swanage (01-May-19)

89.00

This unique day trip combines a visit to the historic market town of Wimborne Minster and then we board The Purbeckman steam train in Swanage for a three course lunch served whilst chugging along the Swanage Heritage Railway. The steam rail journey passes through the spectacular Isle of Purbeck countryside and 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 Wimborne Minster;

  • Steam train ride and three course lunch aboard The Purbeckman;

  • Free time in Swanage.

Tour Description

Your day out begins with a short visit to the picturesque, historic market town of Wimborne Minster. The Minster, an ancient church building, sitting majestically in the middle of the town, houses some wonderful artefacts. Its two Towers are visible as you enter the Town and from various vantage points within the Town.

We then advance on to Swanage where you will board The Purbeckman 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.

Itinerary

  • 10:30 arrive Wimborne Minster

  • 11:30 depart Wimborne Minster to Swanage Station

  • 12:30 Arrive Swanage Station

  • 13:00 depart Swanage aboard The Purbeckman for your 3 course lunch and steam train ride

  • 15:42 alight The The Purbeckman to spend free time in Swanage

  • 17:00 depart Swanage

  • 18:30—19:30 return to pickup points.

Coach Joining Points and Pickup Times (ORANGE route)

  • 07:10 Yateley - Dog & Partridge Bus Stop

  • 07:15 Blackwater — Aldi Bus Stop on Rosemary Lane

  • 07:20 Darby Green - Tesco Express on corner of Sandhurst Lane

  • 07:25 Sandhurst — Library Bus Stop on Yorktown Road

  • 07:30 Owlsmoor - Yeovil Road Shops Bus Stop

  • 07:40 Camberley — bus stop outside Railway Station main entrance

  • 07:50 Frimley — Ye Olde White Hart

  • 07:55 Farnborough — Main Railway Station

  • 08:10 Aldershot — Princes Hall

  • 08:25 Fleet — Oatsheaf Hotel Bus Stop.


The Purbeckman Luncheon Menu

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