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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…

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Compton Acres

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

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Upside Down House Bournemouth

Upside Down House™ is the UK's first inverted experience. Walk on the ceiling, reach for the coffee…

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Beaulieu National Motor Museum

In the heart of the New Forest National Park, Beaulieu is a marvellous day out for the whole family.

Train past Corfe Castle

Swanage Railway

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

Black Tip Shark Lighter

Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium

The award-winning Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction.

Swans paddling in the lake at Poole park

Poole Park

If you’re looking for the tranquillity of a beautiful parkland greenspace but without a long trek…

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Sandbanks Mini Golf

If you think you’ve got what it takes then come and test yourself at Sandbanks Mini Golf, the South…

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  1. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

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

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  2. Upside Down House Bournemouth

    Bournemouth

    Upside Down House™ is the UK's first inverted experience. Walk on the ceiling, reach for the coffee table and take unbelievable photos to share on social media with your friends and family.

  3. Oceanarium, The Bournemouth Aquarium

    Bournemouth

    The award-winning Oceanarium is the perfect all weather attraction.

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  4. Sandbanks Mini Golf

    Poole

    If you think you’ve got what it takes then come and test yourself at Sandbanks Mini Golf, the South Coast’s best mini golf course, right next to one of Europe’s best beaches!

  5. 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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  6. 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.

  7. Poole Park

    Poole

    If you’re looking for the tranquillity of a beautiful parkland greenspace but without a long trek from the town, Poole Park might just be your perfect retreat. This large park borders Poole town’s magnificent harbour and is open all year round all…

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  8. 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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  9. Beaulieu National Motor Museum

    New Forest

    In the heart of the New Forest National Park, Beaulieu is a marvellous day out for the whole family.

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  10. Twin Sails Lifting Bridge

    Poole

    Poole's landmark structure and the first bridge of its type to be built in the world.

  11. 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.

  12. Highcliffe Castle

    Highcliffe, Christchurch

    Highcliffe Castle is a Grade 1 listed building situated on the cliff top overlooking Christchurch Bay.

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  13. Pier Amusements

    Bournemouth

    A wide range of entertainment machines and all of the most up-to-date videos and prizes.

  14. Harbourside Park

    Poole

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

  15. Follow Frank Campers

    Poole

    Legend has it that the first motorhome was designed by an American chap called Raymond Frank, who converted a van to take his family on holiday back in the 1950s. It’s this tale that inspired the name of Follow Frank. We are driven to provide the…

  16. The Friends of Dolphin Boat Trips

    Poole

    Dolphin III is a specially designed boat that offers free and fully accessible trips around Poole Harbour.

  17. Bournemouth International Centre

    Bournemouth

    Whether you want to see a show, be educated at a conference, attend an exhibition or enjoy some art, the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is a premier conference, events and entertainment venue, centrally situated a short drive away from…

  18. Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens

    Wareham

    Corfe Castle Model Village is situated in the heart of Corfe Castle village