Savour the last days of Summer

16/08/2016 12:01:34
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With the Summer in full swing, now’s the perfect time to escape to the country. Enjoy the last days of glorious summer sunshine, and had for the hills! We’ve picked six of our favourite things to do, places to stay and events that will make a perfect end to your Summer. Plus, you can take your car so you can pack everything you need and enjoy the freedom to explore at your own pace!

And you can save even more onboard, with up to 40% off on UK high street prices on many big brands in our duty free shop.

Island Hop

For something a bit different, grab your favourite picnic blanket and hop on one of the Sandbanks Ferries and sail across to the beauty that is Brownsea Island...


Explore outdoors

Ever fancied driving a steam train, being a tank commander or flying high as a kite? Then read on...

The Bovington Tank Museums exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare from World War One to the present day. As you explore the Museum's six large halls you will come face to face with vehicles that have seen action in all the major wars of the 20th Century and hear first-hand accounts from those who fought in them. See more here:


On your Bike

Take your bike, a picnic and your favourite bathers and enjoy everything the Jurassic Coast has to offer.

Combine tranquility, exercise and discovery on a bike and explore the woodland, heath, beaches and hills of Purbeck. Vist Dorset operate modern mountain bikes with helmet, tool kit and puncture resistant tyres (on most bikes) and will make sure you get sent off with a cycle route plan suitable for your...


Seaside sensation

Sandy skin and salty hair personifies a beach holiday, and there’s no better place to hit the beach than South Dorset.

Whether it’s chilling on a deckchair, strolling along traditional seaside piers, relaxing in a hired beach hut, enjoying tasty food or just admiring miles of breath-taking coast line – Bournemouth beach is the ideal location whatever the weather or time of year. Every section of Bournemouth’s beach offers a different experience, so why not try out one of many superb water sports or enjoy plenty of family attractions at Pier Approach? There is a bit of the beach with your name on it!


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