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Breezer 40Swanage to Poole - via Langton Matravers, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Sandford Holiday Park, Farmer Palmers, Upton
Discover the idyllic Purbeck countryside on the Breezer 40, travelling through lush fields, charming villages, historic sites, and arriving at the popular seaside town of Swanage.
£10.00 adult dayrider, £6.70 child dayrider and £27.00 group dayrider
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1 hour 15 minutes
Swanage Bus StationHow to get here
An interesting fact about Swanage is that during World War II, the town was used as a training ground for Allied forces preparing for the D-Day landings. The town's beach was used to simulate the Normandy coastline, and many of the buildings in the area were used for military training purposes.
Breezer 40 offers “Purbeck perfection” through the idyllic Purbeck countryside.
- The journey starts in the coastal town of Poole with its bustling harbour and marina.
- Views become more rural with vast stretches of green fields dotted with grazing livestock
- Stops include tranquil South Lytchett Manor, Organford Farmer Palmers petting zoo, and Holton Heath with its heathland, meadows and woodland
- The bus passes through charming Wareham, known for its rich Saxon heritage and Stoborough Green with its pretty thatched cottages and village green.
- The iconic Corfe Castle beckons and tiny hamlet Kingston Scott Arms surrounded by lush green fields and woodland
- A lovely finale through Lanton Matravers before arriving in Swanage, a popular seaside town with a bustling promenade, beautiful sandy beach and fabulous heritage railway!
A Fab Day Out!
- Start in Poole, explore the bustling quay, visit Lighthouse Theatre, take a boat trip around the harbour or visit Brownsea Island, and walk along the long sandy beach for stunning views.
- For family fun, stop at Organford Farmer Palmers, a popular attraction for families with young children, offering a range of activities, including animal encounters, tractor rides, and play areas.
- Check out Holton Heath, a picturesque area known for its heathland and woodland, and explore the area’s walking trails and beautiful scenery.
- Exploration can be had at Wareham, a historic town situated on the River Frome, and with many attractions, including the Saxon church of St. Martin, the town walls, and the museum.
- Arrive at Corfe Castle Village Centre and see the ruins of the iconic castle that dates back to the 11th century.
- Step back in time on arrival in Swanage, by taking a trip on the Swanage Railway offering scenic journeys through the beautiful Purbeck countryside.
- In summer months, the D5 Durlston Explorer bus can be boarded to Durlston Country Park, a 320-acre nature reserve with great nature trails, a visitor centre with exhibits on local history, geology, and wildlife, and popular for walking, hiking, and birdwatching.