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Dorset: The Isle of Purbeck

17 May — 24 May 2018 | Tour Director: Mark Welch

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Itinerary

Day

1

Tour assembles 1600 at Grand Hotel Swanage for seven nights. Evening introductory lecture.

Day

2

Morning lecture followed by visit to Studland Bay (Cyril Diver Project). Afternoon: continuation of surveys followed by beach stroll along the strandline. Evening: Studland & Godlingston Heath Nature Reserve (nightjars).

Day

3

Whole day excursion by ferry to Brownsea Island.

Day

4

Morning: Etches Collection (Museum of Jurassic Marine Life), Kimmeridge. Afternoon: beach walk and Tyneham (ghost village). Evening lecture.

Day

5

Ballard Down for migratory bird watch followed by Durlston Country Park and free time in Swanage.

Day

6

Morning: Wareham Forest. Afternoon: Wareham town (ancient strategic site) and walk through Frome water meadows. Evening lecture.

Day

7

Whole day excursion to RSPB Arne. Evening review lecture.

Day

8

Tour disperses 0900 at hotel.

Tour Dates

17 May — 24 May 2018

Days

8

Cost

£1625

Tour Code

DORS-18

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Cost includes: accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, five lunches (some packed), five dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £140.

 
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