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Purbeck Breezer

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Detour due to Ferry out of use

We wanted to visit Swanage during our recent stay in Bournemouth and made an early start near the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bradford, United Kingdom
Good bus service

This is just your normal bus service with some open top vehicles. Unlike a tour bus concession... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John T
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
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“open top bus”(11 reviews)
“top deck”(7 reviews)
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 yesterday

We wanted to visit Swanage during our recent stay in Bournemouth and made an early start near the Premier Inn on Westover Road. I knew the Sandbanks ferry was not in service due to an ongoing mechanical issue but still expected a quite scenic detour...More

Thank 1961GaryC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is just your normal bus service with some open top vehicles. Unlike a tour bus concession passes are accepted. It’s unusual but these buses don’t have free Wi-fi and dependent on vehicle they might have usb charging. They also offer mobile and contactless payments....More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This bus gets you where you want to go but is like a tour all rolled in to one. The scenery is amazing and The Breezer is a double decker so I could have unobstructed views. I went from Poole to Swanage but passing through...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be warned; taking the Purbeck Breezer from Swanage makes for a very expensive trip! Even if you’re only traveling a few stops the fare is £5:50 per person as this is classified as being in all three fare zones, A, B & C. However, going...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed 27 July 2018 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 19 July 2018

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

3  Thank Alasdair-Roxburgh
Reviewed 29 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 19 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
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Linda B
10 September 2018|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, best ask the bus company as the policy varies although I think I saw dogs on there 2 weeks ago.
Mark W
1 August 2018|
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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!