Transport

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and Buses)

How to get there

Car

Freshwater is based just outside the small village of Burton Bradstock, accessed off the B3157, from the A35 at Bridport.

Bus

The X53 in particular allows you to enjoy some of the most spectacular views of the Jurassic Coast. The Jurassic Coaster service is operated by First Bus and goes between Bournemouth and Exeter with a stop directly outside Freshwater.

https://www.firstgroup.com

Rail

The are three main railway lines that connect the Jurassic Coast area with London and the rest of the UK. The first runs from Weymouth through Dorchester, Wareham, Poole and onwards up to London Waterloo. The second runs further west and connects Exeter with London Waterloo.

A third line runs from Weymouth through Dorchester up towards Bristol. Visit National Rail Enquiries for more information.

Nearest train stations are Weymouth and Dorchester.

Air

Nearest airport to the event is Exeter, 37 miles away from Freshwater. Offering a variety of international and domestic destinations if you’re travelling from further afield to join us.

Shuttle Service

For those who are local and don’t want to spend the weekend exploring the coastline, then we’ve partnered with Damory Coaches to put on shuttle buses to the various locations.

Saturday runners should park at Freshwater Beach Holiday Park (the finish location) and the buses will shuttle ultramarathon and marathon runners to their start locations.

Ultra runners to be on site and on the bus ready to leave at 6:30am

Marathon runners to be on site and on the bus ready to leave at 6:45am

Other general travel information can be found here:

https://jurassiccoast.org

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Get Around

You will see some spectacular sights while running the races. Afterwards, why not take a trip on the Jurassic Coaster, which hugs the coast on its journey from Poole to Exeter. Lots of stopping off points along the way.

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The Sights

Just a few of the sights you might see along the route.

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