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Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
4 out of 5
Bath Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £94 per night from 8 Aug to 8 Aug
Located in Bournemouth City Centre, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum and Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre. Bournemouth ...
2.8/5 (939 reviews)
"We were upgraded to a room with a sea view, it was amazing"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2021

Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
The Orchid Hotel
The Orchid Hotel
4 out of 5
34 Gervis Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £235 per night from 12 Aug to 12 Aug
Located in Bournemouth City Centre, this beach hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth Beach and Bournemouth Pavillion ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (514 reviews)
"Very friendly staff"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2021

The Orchid Hotel
Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
3.5 out of 5
Upper Terrace Road, Bournemouth, England
The price is £195 per night from 1 Aug to 1 Aug
Located in Bournemouth City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bournemouth Lower Gardens, Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pavillion ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (982 reviews)
"Location perfect loverly clean Hotel with modern rooms."

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2021

Hampton by Hilton Bournemouth
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Top things to do in Dorset

Holidays to Dorset

Dorset is a county of great beauty, one of the many maritime counties in South of England along the English Channel.  The Dorset coastline stretches as far as Lyme Regis in the west to Christchurch in the east. A visit to Dorset is often described as having the best of both worlds. It sits along the coast with its beautiful beaches, but you are never too far from the rich countryside coupled with rural towns and old time English villages.

Being so close to both the seaside and the countryside you have a wide variety of accommodation types to choose from including self-catering beach houses, rural country B&B’s, and luxury hotels. Dorset has accommodation to suit all needs.

One of the many lasting memories of a holiday or short break away is finding somewhere nice to eat and experience new cuisine. Dorset has some of the finest food and drink in the UK, all using locally sourced produce. If its ale or wine you enjoy, take the opportunity to visit one of the many popular local breweries and vineyards, allowing you to follow the process from grain to glass.

If you are a fan of great literature and novelists, you will be interested to know that Dorset is the birth place of Thomas Hardy and also his final resting place. Lyme Regis was also a favourite holiday haunt of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Explore Hardy Country

Visitors to Dorset can take in Thomas Hardy country located within the Dorset Hills. Follow Thomas Hardy’s story from his place of birth, his home and then onto his final resting place. Along the way you will see the landscapes and see what inspired Thomas Hardy in his writing.

A trip to the town of Bournemouth is a must when in Dorset, a vibrant cosmopolitan town with a variety of shops award winning gardens and water sport activities for all ages. Bournemouth’s gardens are split into three areas of Victorian beauty. The lower gardens adjacent to the sea, the central gardens within the town centre followed by the upper gardens.

There are many festivals held in Bournemouth throughout the year including the annual Air Festival and, of course, food and drink festivals.  Be sure to check and confirm dates before visiting.

Take a Step Back in Time

Located in Bovington is the incredible Tank Museum : a collection of armoured vehicles, from the first tanks ever built to the latest heavy armoured vehicles. It really is like taking a walk through history. The collection helps to depict the story of armoured warfare from the First World War to the present day. Aside from the vehicles there are talking heads giving first-hand accounts from those who fought in these machines.

Sculpture by the Lakes in Dorchester is also well worth a visit whilst in Dorset. The lakes are tranquil and beautiful with stunning sculptures to match. With picnic areas available take the opportunity to spend the day relaxing while on holiday in such a tranquil place.

While in Weymouth visit Nothe Fort. Take a history tour and learn about how the past has shaped the Weymouth of today. A visit helps discover the story of people who lived and died in the Dorset area.

The Advantages of Dorset Weekend Breaks

Discover a different side of the British Isles with a weekend break in Dorset. Take short breaks away from home and enjoy some quality time in a beautiful place. You’ll come back feeling refreshed and inspired. You can have an action-packed Dorset weekend break or get some peace with a relaxing holiday. Whatever experience you’re looking for, find it with our deals on hotels in Dorset.

Cheap Weekend Breaks to Dorset

There are lots of ways to take cheap weekend breaks to Dorset. Expedia offers deals on car hires and hotel rooms and covers trips for all kinds of travellers. The best way to save is with our holiday packages in Dorset. First, choose your car hire and hotel reservation. Then we’ll bundle them together into one discounted price. Solo explorers, couples, families, and groups of friends can discover budget solutions for their weekend breaks. Once you arrive, enjoy some of the fun things to do, many of which are free or cheap to experience  

Dorset Romantic Weekend Breaks

Couples love taking romantic weekend breaks in Dorset. Whisking your lover away for a romantic Dorset weekend break is the perfect opportunity to make new memories together. Expedia offers all kinds of hotel options, so you can find romantic hotels in Dorset and choose the best place for you. Check out our deals on beautiful properties, and you’ll save even more when you choose to package your hotel reservation with a car hire. 

Family Weekend Breaks in Dorset

Set some time aside to experience family weekend breaks in Dorset. There are plenty of excellent family-friendly hotels in Dorset within our selection of hotels. You can also find a place to call home in one of the holiday rentals in Dorset. With accommodation, activities, and adventure all waiting, there’s never been a better time to plan Dorset family weekend breaks. 

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