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Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse, the largest regional arts…

Train past Corfe Castle

Swanage Railway

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Family's enjoying a a peaceful float on the water ride at Peppa Pig world

Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World

COVID-19 VISITENGLAND WE’RE GOOD TO GO ACCREDITED BUSINESS Paultons Family Theme Park has over 70…

Wide shot of the beautiful bloom and lake at Compton Acres Japanese Garden

Compton Acres

Enjoy over 10 acres of horticultural heaven with spectacular themed gardens, relax in the charming…

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  1. Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

    Poole

    Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse, the largest regional arts centre in the UK

  2. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

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    What’s better than a leisurely trip behind an historic steam engine through an area of natural beauty.

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  3. Compton Acres

    Poole

    Enjoy over 10 acres of horticultural heaven with spectacular themed gardens, relax in the charming Café, browse creative gifts or delve into the exciting world of plants within the Plant Centre, there's a surprise at every turn.

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  4. Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World

    Romsey

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    Paultons Family Theme Park has over 70 wonderful rides and attractions. Paultons is of course home to the world’s first & UK exclusive Peppa Pig World!

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  5. Royal Signals Museum

    Blandford Forum

    Spies, codes, secret agents & electronic warfare, discover where heroes come to life!

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  6. Poole Harbour Festival

    Poole

    Since 2016 Poole Harbour Festival has grown into the biggest and best family friendly live music festival in Poole & Bournemouth. 

  7. Land Train

    Bournemouth

    There is no better way to travel along the seafront at Bournemouth than on the Land Train!

  8. Harbourside Park

    Poole

    Harbourside Park is made up of Baiter and Whitecliff recreation grounds and is situated between Poole Park and Poole Harbour.

  9. Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park

    Verwood

    ​​​​​​​COVID-19 VISITENGLAND WE’RE GOOD TO GO ACCREDITED BUSINESS - Continuing to provide you with a FULL DAY OUT! 

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  10. Beach Huts

    Poole

    Situated on Poole's prestigious blue flag beaches, beach huts are available for long term and short term hire.

  11. Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf

    Bournemouth

    Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf will re-open on Friday 2 April in line with Government guidelines.
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    Causing havoc across the town, a motley crew must be stopped but the King’s Men are too few…

  12. Branksome Dene Room

    Poole

    Nestled on Poole’s picturesque, gloriously photogenic coastline, sits one of the most unique function spaces in the United Kingdom.

  13. Poole Quay

    Poole

    Explore the treasures of Poole's historic quayside, delve deep into the heart of the Old Town where sea captains and pirates once stood.

  14. Beaulieu National Motor Museum

    New Forest

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    In the heart of the New Forest National Park, Beaulieu is a marvellous day out that can be enjoyed together.

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  15. Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre

    Wareham

    Enjoy a fun-filled, fascinating day out for all ages at Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre! As seen on TV’s ‘Monkey Life’ & ‘Monkey Business’ a sanctuary for primates from all over the world.

  16. Lemur Landings

    Poole

    Multi award-winning children’s entertainment centre, Lemur Landings is one of the biggest and best play centres in Dorset.

  17. Poole Park

    Poole

    Just a short walk from the centre of town you'll discover a haven of peace and rare beauty. Enjoy watersports, boating, tennis, crazy golf & fitness trails, children's play areas, cafes or just sit back and enjoy the view!

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 416 reviews416 reviews
  18. Tower Park Leisure Complex

    Poole

    At Tower Park, Poole, a galaxy of entertainment unfolds. With the Splashdown water park and Empire Cinema, Tenpin bowling, kids soft play, bingo and a range of restaurants, there's enough to keep you busy whatever the weather.

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 178 reviews178 reviews