Bournemouth's original backpacker hostel for foreign visitors, cyclists, ramblers & groups.
Book a tour with Discover Dorset and have a fun day out seeing the local sights with like minded people. Discover Dorset can also take you to places that are hard to reach without a car.
Alternatively try some of our Do It Youself (DIY) suggestions below...
Visit the Jurassic Coast, SW Coastal path, Corfe Castle & village, Swanage Railway... There are generally two buses per hour from Bournemouth Station taking about 60 mins to Swanage. The top deck of the buses are usually open in the summer, so you can feel the wind in your hair. Connecting buses go from Swanage & Poole to Corfe Castle.
There are generally two trains per hour to Brockenhurst taking approximately 30 mins. Cycle hire is available at Brockenhurst railway station.
There are regular buses to Salisbury (70 minutes) where a connecting bus can take you to Stonehenge. It's a long day, but worth it!
There are generally two trains per hour to Weymouth taking approximately 60 minutes. Connecting buses are available to Portland.
The eastern parts of the World Heritage Listed Jurassic Coast can be accessed by regular buses to Swanage which pass over the Sandbanks Ferry. Areas further west like Durdle Dor and Lulworth Cove and be reached by car or with Discover Dorset.
Drive to Cerne Abbas (just over 60 minutes) and climb up to see the giant - an ancient fertility symbol.
There are regular trains to Lymington Town or Lymington Pier via Brockenhurst. Trains at Lymington Pier connect with ferry services to the to Isle of Wight.
There are many other possibilities including: Brownsea Island, Monkey world, the Tank Museum...
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