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Purbeck Breezer

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A great trip out

We used the bus (number 50) to get to Bournemouth but the trip itself was great.We went along... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Lovely Trip Bournemouth to Swanage

Took this option rather than drive, so that we could walk from Studland to Swanage. Picked up the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
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Hop on board a Purbeck Breezer to see dazzling white chalk cliffs, heathlands that stretch to the horizon, picturesque villages, a charming seaside resort that still has steam trains, and a romantic castle perched high on a hill. The open-top* route...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bus Station 1 Dolphin Centre | Dolphin Centre, Poole BH15 1SN, England
+44 1202 338420
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having used the service 50 multiple times and enjoyed the ride, we decided to give the 30 service a try this Summer as well. It was brilliant! It enabled us to visit the stunningly beautiful Lulworth Cove, walk over the cliff to Durdle Door, go...More

Thank Jordan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No open top either out from Bournemouth or back to Swanage on a baking hot day. We passed three open top buses on our return journey from Swanage. gggrrrrr. Very hot on the bus, and way too many bus stops around Bournemouth - every 100...More

Thank LuvMyH0liday
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A great mix of people on my trip. Young and old. All jolly and all there to enjoy the trip. So don’t be put off by negative reviews. It’s great to do on a sunny day. Pick up in the square and see the sights....More

2  Thank Alasdair-Roxburgh
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Sadly this service is dominated by those holding a free bus pass which makes it very difficult for those of us who pay to get on or if you do manage to get on, to get a seat upstairs. £8.80 per adult return fare from...More

2  Thank Breezy0502
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We used this bus service three times over the last weekend. The drivers are the loveliest, friendliest people you could meet. They are so polite and their positive attitude puts you in a great mood for the day. Thank you for making our weekend break...More

1  Thank Samanthahicks
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We used the bus (number 50) to get to Bournemouth but the trip itself was great.We went along narrow roads and across the chain ferry, then through Sands banks and on to Bournemouth. The view from the top of the bus was great.

1  Thank FrostyNottingham
Reviewed 24 May 2018

this is the best bus journey ever plenty of interesting places to hop on and off -friendly drivers and passengers great views along the way -nothing to not like -will be back for more next time i visit Dorset

2  Thank leon f
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I use the 50 bus every to get me to and from work from Swanage to Bournemouth. I love the journey so picturesque and you can see so many things if you look. BUT the thing that really annoys me is that during the winter...More

Thank Beachdrifteruk
Joe Q, Manager at Purbeck Breezer, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Hello, Thank you very much for your review. We’re so pleased you enjoy the scenery when riding the Purbeck Breezer. Three of our vehicles are permanently half open tops, three are permanently closed top, and six are convertible and have their full roofs off for...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

In the summer you just can’t rely on picking up a bus. Hoardes if OAP’s pile onto the bus for their free travel meaning it’s quite difficult for actual paying customers to find a spot. Also expect queues at the other end coming back. Oh,...More

4  Thank surfer_downunder
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Took this option rather than drive, so that we could walk from Studland to Swanage. Picked up the bus from Bournemouth Station and after crossing from Sandbanks on the Ferry, got off at Studland. After a beautiful walk past Old Harry's Rocks, and on to...More

1  Thank UkPj
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Mark W
1 August 2018|
Response from Joe Q | Property representative |
Hi Mark. An adult return is £6.90 and a child return is £4.50, totalling £18.30. You may find it more beneficial to get a group dayrider at £23 which allows you to hop on and off all day.
4 June 2017|
Response from john c | Reviewed this property |
At 64 years young,I used my bus pass for free!