Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park (4.1m) Website
This award-winning park is recognised as both a family attraction and conservation centre for over 20 rare breed Heavy Horses. We provide an experience you won’t find elsewhere and making your day trip educational and entertaining is our aim – whether you’re a family group, grandparent or young couple
New Forest Water Park (4.4m) Website
New Forest Water Park offers a range of family friendly activities. So whether you come for a few hours or a few days, you’ll love every moment!
Blashford Lakes (4.8m) Website
It’s hard to believe that Blashford Lakes nature reserve used to be a series of lifeless gravel pits when you consider the brilliant array of wildlife it now supports. The woodlands, lakes and grasslands at Blashford hum with life and vitality, attracting a plethora of wild birds such as redpolls, bitterns, bramblings and kingfishers.
Moors Valley Country Park (8.7m) Website
Whether you want to enjoy a peaceful walk or cycle ride through the Forest, experience a ride on an authentic narrow-gauge steam train or even go on a high wire adventure swinging through the tree tops…
Historical Market Town of Salisbury (12.8m) Website
Known as ‘the city in the countryside’, Salisbury is surrounded by a landscape so quintessentially English it’s almost too good to be true.
Wilton House (14.1m) Website
Wilton Estate is approximately one-third of what it was in the 1870’s, and today it comprises 5,870 Hectares (14,500 Acres) extending over the valleys of the Wylye and Nadder rivers, with the largest wood in the south of England, Grovely Wood, surmounting the hill between the two valleys.
Paultons Park (16.2m) Website
Paultons Park is the UK’s number one family theme park with over 70 exciting rides and attractions to enjoy. Paultons is home to the UK exclusive and world’s first Peppa Pig World with 9 fun Peppa-themed rides, a large indoor Playzone and even Muddy Puddles to jump and play in! Lost Kingdom is our unique Jurassic land that is home to the mighty Flight of the Pterosaur suspended rollercoaster, the thrilling Velociraptor coaster, lifelike moving Dinosaurs and much more!
Bournemouth Beach (17.6m) Website
Love Beach Life… welcome to seven miles of award-winning beaches!
Nestled beneath a magnificent cliff line, the bay enjoys its own micro-climate, some of the warmest sea temperatures in the UK and stunning views of the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks. Whatever you want from a day at the beach, you’ll find it all here.
Stonehenge (21.5m) Website
Walk in the footsteps of your Neolithic ancestors at Stonehenge – one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Explore the ancient landscape on foot and step inside the Neolithic Houses to discover the tools and objects of everyday Neolithic life. Visit the world-class exhibition and visitor centre with 250 ancient objects and come face to face with a 5,500 year-old man.
Farmer Palmers (24.1m) Website
Dorset’s favourite family attraction can become your 2nd home because we’re open EVERYDAY from 10am. (BH16 6EU). Our full daily timetable of hands-on animal events gives your children a full day out. In addition, there are buckets of indoor and outdoor play areas – all in a safe and welcoming environment.
The Jurassic Coast (32.3m) Website
The Walk Through Time, where the rocks record 185 million years of the Earth’s history across 95 miles of coastline, is the most compelling theme in the Jurassic Coast story. Yet every part of the coast has its own story to tell.
Listed from west to east along the coast, these iconic towns and natural sites will enable you to get under the skin of the Jurassic Coast, and find out what makes it such a spectacular and unique World Heritage Site.
Durdle Door (36m) Website
Eroded by time and nature, Durdle Door is one of Dorset’s most photographed and iconic landmarks.
It is located on the Lulworth Estate in south Dorset and is part of the Jurassic Coast. The coastline is of such international geological importance that it was designated England’s first natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001 and is now part of a family of natural wonders including America’s Grand Canyon and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.