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Sea Train Adventure break

East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3AQ, United Kingdom
Great Value
from £132 per person
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Venture on the Sea Train Adventure, starting by boat from Poole to Swanage and back, then set foot on the steam train to pass Corfe Castle. Enjoy a two night stay at the Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, set on the East Cliff offering panoramic views across the bay.

What's included?

  • Two nights bed and full breakfast daily at the Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa
  • A Sea Train Adventure experience for two - going by boat from Poole to Swanage then jumping on a steam train to pass by Corfe Castle (worth £25pp)
  • 24 hour City Cruises sightseeing bus ticket from Bournemouth to Poole (worth £14pp)
  • Three course evening meal on your first night in the Atlantic restaurant (worth £24.95pp)
  • Coffee and a slice of cake on arrival (worth £5.95pp)

At a glance

  • Your fantastic journey starts in Bournemouth, where you will hop on the sightseeing bus on your way to Poole Harbour. Your adventure will continue going by boat from Poole to Swanage. After an hour's spell on the open sea, you will arrive in Swanage. Here you will have plenty of time to take a walk, go shopping or stop for a delicious lunch
  • The last part of your adventure will start at Swanage Railway station, located just 10 minutes walk from the pier. Here you will embark on a steam train that will take you to the picturesque village of Corfe. On this fascinating trip you will get the chance to admire the ruins of Corfe Castle before returning back to Poole by boat
  • You've explored by boat, but what about by land? Take your 24 hour City Cruises bus from Bournemouth to Poole, passing picturesque coastline, the rich and famous Sandbanks and much more, all accompanied with live commentary

Good to know

  • Guests have access to the hotel's outdoor pool and can also use the facilities at several of the hotel’s sister properties: The Cumberland and the Best Western Hotel Royale
  • The chic Atlantic Restaurant boasts a team of talented chefs serving delicious dishes with locally sourced ingredients
  • The hotel is situated on Bournemouth’s stunning East Cliff overlooking miles of sweeping coastline and golden sandy beaches
  • Please note this break cannot be cancelled or amended and therefore the Flexibility Payment option is not applicable to this break. This is due to attraction vouchers being issued by a third party supplier

Cruise details


Daily at 10:30


14:30 or 16:45


Poole Quay

Please note that all of our cruises are subject to weather, tide and sea conditions.

Sightseeing Bus details

Departure Point Bournemouth

Bournemouth Pier - Bus Stop 1 – the dedicated bus stop is behind the Hot Rocks restaurant.

Departure times of the Bus

09:00, 10:00, 11:00 every hour

Please note that the last bus leaves Poole Quay at 6pm.

Arrival Point in Poole

Poole Quay - Bus Stop 13 - right next to the City Cruises berth

The Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa is only minutes walk from seven miles of award winning sandy beaches and close to the vibrant café society of Bournemouth. Decorated in a modern, rustic beach style with onsite Day Spa and Italian Café, this new concept Hotel & Spa is the perfect place to stay while visiting Bournemouth. The Italian Cafe and Lounge has a terrace with a sea view, and the restaurant offers poolside views and international cuisine.

Further Information



On-Site Parking is available on a first come first serve basis the following fees will apply - £8.00 per vehicle per night. Parking permits will be issued at the hotel Reception Desk during check in. Reservation is not possible and fees payable directly to the property on arrival. Please note, parking is available at any Oceana Hotel. This includes: The Cumberland Hotel, The Suncliff Hotel, Ocean Beach Hotel & Spa
WiFi is available throughout the hotel and is free of charge.
Breakfast is served between 07:00 and 09:30 Monday to Friday and from 08:00 until 10:00 at the weekend.
Evening meals are available between 19:00 and 21:00.
No pets permitted


The New Forest
Purbeck Hills
Jurassic coastline 
O2 Academy Bournemouth
Bournemouth Pier
Bournemouth Natural Science Society


By Road

Take the M27 and follow the A31 & A338 to East Overcliff Drive in Bournemouth

By Rail
Nearest Rail Station- Bournemouth 1 Mile

By Air
Nearest Airport- Bournemouth 6 Miles

  • Bar
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool (indoor)
  • Swimming Pool (outdoor)
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Room Service (not 24 hour)
  • Hairdryer
  • Lift
  • Spa
  • Parking (Charges may Apply)
  • Packed Lunches
  • Pets Allowed (charges may apply)
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Laundry/Valet Service
  • Cafe
  • Concierge
  • TV (Freeview)
  • Golf Course (nearby)
  • Dry Cleaning service
  • Conference Facilities
  • WiFi in hotel (FREE)
  • WiFi in guest rooms (FREE)
Customer Reviews
Overall Rating 4.21495327102804
based on 10 reviews.
Customer Rating: Mr Sumner, Worcester

Customer Rating: Mr Sumner, Worcester I Keep looking for trips

Customer Rating: Mrs Hardy, Braintree

Customer Rating: Mrs Awde-Townsend, Gloucester

Customer Rating: Mr Webb, Chippenham

Customer Rating: Miss Caton, London The value for money within this mini break was brilliant the staff at the hotel were friendly, welcoming and accommodating. The food was lovely and service excellent. Only sad thing was no indoor pool and wasn't hot enough to use outside pool!

Customer Rating: Mrs barnard, Aylesford

Customer Rating: Ms Kennerley, Manchester

Customer Rating: Mr Edwards, Usk A delightful short break which was excellent value.

Customer Rating: Mr Hull, Colchester

72% of our customers would go back

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