Recent Searches
Clear
Book online or call: (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

Private Tour Visiting The Life and Times of Thomas Hardy from Weymouth Dorset

|
Dorset, United Kingdom
Book online or call: (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785
2

From US$117.27

Lowest Price Guarantee

Sorry, this product is currently unavailable.

See Similar Products
6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Loading available options...

At a Glance

6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket

Description

Designed to delight fans of Victorian literature, this private, 6-hour Thomas Hardy tour of Dorset takes you to locations significant to the life of the celebrated author. Visit places that inspired seminal... More
Designed to delight fans of Victorian literature, this private, 6-hour Thomas Hardy tour of Dorset takes you to locations significant to the life of the celebrated author. Visit places that inspired seminal works such as ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ and ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’, explore the market town of Dorchester, and pay your respects at Hardy’s final resting place. Round-trip transport from your Dorset hotel is included.

Highlights

  • Private 6-hour Thomas Hardy tour from Dorset
  • Visit sites significant to the life and works of the legendary Victorian author
  • Capture photographs of the areas that inspired seminal works such as ‘Tess of
... More
  • Private 6-hour Thomas Hardy tour from Dorset
  • Visit sites significant to the life and works of the legendary Victorian author
  • Capture photographs of the areas that inspired seminal works such as ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ and ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’
  • Explore the market town of Dorchester and see Hardy's final resting place
  • Receive undivided attention from a private guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Dorset are included

What To Expect

Summary

Your tour begins at your Dorset hotel, where you’ll board a private vehicle destined for the isle of Portland — connected to the Dorset mainland by the narrow strip of Chesil Beach. The landscapes feature... More
Your tour begins at your Dorset hotel, where you’ll board a private vehicle destined for the isle of Portland — connected to the Dorset mainland by the narrow strip of Chesil Beach. The landscapes feature in Hardy’s 19th-century novel, The Well-Beloved.

Travel through Weymouth and see locations connected to the author: Hardy worked as an architect
... More
Your tour begins at your Dorset hotel, where you’ll board a private vehicle destined for the isle of Portland — connected to the Dorset mainland by the narrow strip of Chesil Beach. The landscapes feature in Hardy’s 19th-century novel, The Well-Beloved.

Travel through Weymouth and see locations connected to the author: Hardy worked as an architect here for a year and the town therefore features in several of his works. 

Proceed to Dorchester, the setting of The Mayor of Casterbridge, and visit the statue dedicated to Hardy and the house he designed. Take a turn around the quaint market town with your guide, who points out places of interest.

Your next stop is Hardy’s Cottage, a cob and thatch cottage in which the literary legend was born. Delve into Hardy’s early life in the nearby visitor center and enjoy the picturesque natural scenes that surround.

After paying your respects to Hardy’s final resting place, return to your vehicle and relax during the journey to your Dorset hotel.

What's Included

Hotel/port pick-up & drop-off
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Drinks
Food and drinks
Lunch

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Your location of choice in Dorset

Return Details

Your location of choice in Dorset

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise the preferred pickup point at the time of booking (hotel/port pickup and drop off available)
  • Minimum age is 18 years

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 22399P3

Explore Similar Things to Do