it looks like there is appetite :0
Thanks for the feedback, which I summarized below (hope that reflects it).
Peter: car, both days (Swanage, Cornwall) or one day (Peaks, Swanage)
Omar: Saturday or Sunday for Portland
Jan: both days, preferredly Cornwall or Swanage but up for Peaks and
Portland day trips
Sean: car, Saturday or Sunday for Portland
Daniel: car, Saturday or Sunday for Portland
Tutu: Saturday only for Portland
Anyone else up for a whole weekend trip?