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SS Great Britain - Bristol

SS Great Britain - Bristol

Step back in time abboard Brunel's SS Great Britain to a golden age of Victorian invention. The iron ship's story is rich in triumphs, disaster, personal tragedy and joy.

Step back in time aboard Brunel's ss Great Britain to a golden age of Victorian invention.  The iron ship's story is rich in triumphs, disaster, personal tragedy and joy, which culminates in her dramatic rescue and eventual return to the dock where she was built, here in Bristol.  The Dockyard museum charts the fascinating history of Brunel's masterpeice and a guided audio tour of the vast ship provides dramatic recreations of the lives of the real passengers and crew.  Descend into the dry dock, under the 'glass sea' for a close up look of her giant hull and propeller, and walk into the engine room - as noisy and smelly as it was back in 1845, complete with stokers and engineers.  A story brilliantly told - all museums should be like this!

Tuesday 4th April

Depart Chickerell 08:00 - Portland 08:30 - Weymouth 09:00 - Dorchester 09:30.
Arrive Bristol, SS Great Britain at 12:00 approx. 4 hours to enjoy the ship and museum. On-site cafe-bar available or bring a picnic to enjoy the dockside.
Leave Bristol at 16:00.
Return to Weymouth at 18:00 approx.

Inclusive Coach Fare & admission


£49 Adult,

£47 Senior

£33 Child

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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Britannia Inn Britannia Inn, Fortuneswell, Portland
Charlestown The Alexandra Inn, Chickerell Road, Charlestown
Chickerell Bluebird Garage, Chickerell Road
Dorchester South Station Dorchester South Station bus stop
Dorchester TOT Top O'Town Car Park (by cafe), Dorchester
Easton Easton Square, Portland
Foords Corner Foords Corner bus stop, Wyke Regis
Jestys Avenue Bus stop end of Jestys Avenue on Littlemoor Road
Littlemead Broadwey, Littlemead bus stop (Swan Inn)
Lodmoor Hill Lodmoor Hill Bus Stop (near Post Office)
Lyndale bus stop Wyke Regis, Lyndale Bus Stop
Nottington Broadwey, Nottington Corner bus stop
Poundbury QMSW Poundbury Queen Mother Square bus stop
(Coach heading out of Dorchester)
Radipole Spa Hotel bus stop, Radipole
Redlands Redlands, Opposite Garage
Sgt Bunn St Bunn Bakery, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Edmunds Church St Edmunds Church, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Johns Church Weymouth, St Johns Church, outside Dentist
St Nicholas Church St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road, Weymouth
Victoria Square Victoria Square bus stop, Portland
Westwey Road Westwey Rd, Magistrates Court, Weymouth
Weymouth Bluebird Weymouth, Outside Bluebird Office,
K1 bus stop
Wyke Smuggler Smugglers Inn, Wyke Regis
Yeovil QSM Yeovil, Opp. Quick Silver Mail on Dorchester Road.
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