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The Great Dorset Steam Fair

The Great Dorset Steam Fair

The Great Dorset Steam Fair is recognised as the premier event of its kind, not only in Britain, but probably throughout the world.

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Watch amazing demonstrations of steam power in the main arena, wander around the displays of steam powered threshing, ploughing, wood sawing and road rolling, see vintage commercial, heavy haulage vehicles and endless rural crafts and skills.

 

At a glance:

  • Great Dorset Steam Fair

  • Poole Harbour cruise

  • Swanage Railway

  • Winchester

  • Home pick up

Day 1

Following collection from home, travel to Basingstoke and the Hampshire Court Hotel for the four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

D

Day 2

Travel to Blandford Forum for a full day at the steam fair. Enjoy the many attractions, watch steaming giants of the past being put through their paces or take in the excitement of the large fair organs in the main entertainment area.

B, D

Day 3

Journey to Poole Harbour for a boat trip along the splendid Dorset Heritage coast to the resort of Swanage. After free time in this Victorian town, board a steam train for a nostalgic journey through miles of magnificent Purbeck countryside to Nordon where the coach will be waiting.

B, D

Day 4

This morning, discover the historic cathedral City of Winchester before returning for lunch at the hotel. Later, head back to the Great Dorset Steam Fair to enjoy the evening entertainment.

B, D

Day 5

Travel back to East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hampshire Court Hotel, Basingstoke

 

Located in the heart of the romantic Jane Austen country, the Hampshire Court Hotel is the perfect destination for a relaxing break.

 

www.thehampshirecourthotel.co.uk

 

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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