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29th June 2017

Book now! October half term week now available to stay at Peel’s Retreat!

A weeks stay at Peel’s Retreat in Weymouth, Dorset is now available from Saturday 21st to 28th October.

The property sleeps up to 6 people and one well behaved dog is welcome.

Benevolent Fund members can express their interest by calling the office on 0121 700 1212 or e-mailing info@wmpben.co.uk.

The property will be booked on a first come first serve basis, so don’t delay.

To view the holiday home visit: https://www.wmpben.co.uk/our-benefits/weymouth-holiday-home/

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