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Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

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

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…

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…

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PierView Room

The PierView Room is a private venue hire located in a spectacular position, right on the beach…

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Swanage Railway

COVID-19 VISITENGLAND WE’RE GOOD TO GO ACCREDITED BUSINESS What’s better than a leisurely trip…

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  1. Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts

    Poole

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

  2. 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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  3. Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World

    The New Forest

    COVID-19 VISITENGLAND WE’RE GOOD TO GO ACCREDITED BUSINESS
    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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  4. PierView Room

    Boscombe, Bournemouth

    The PierView Room is a private venue hire located in a spectacular position, right on the beach front at Boscombe with stunning sea views. Perfect for parties, social gatherings, work away days or corporate networking events

  5. Swanage Railway

    Swanage

    COVID-19 VISITENGLAND WE’RE GOOD TO GO ACCREDITED BUSINESS
    What’s better than a leisurely trip behind an historic steam engine through an area of natural beauty.

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  6. 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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  7. The Bournemouth Big Wheel

    Bournemouth

    Summer fun beside the sea as the big wheel returns to Bournemouth seafront.

  8. Stour Valley Nature Reserve

    Muscliffe Lane, Bournemouth

    This idyllic riverside Reserve forms part of the Stour Valley Way and provides a wall following a 2 mile stretch of the river Stour. It is perfect for walking, relaxing or exercising in the fresh air.

  9. Highcliffe Castle

    Highcliffe, Christchurch

    Highcliffe Castle is situated right on the beautiful beach and only short walk away from the sea.

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  10. West Cliff Lift

    Bournemouth

    The West Cliff Lift was built in 1908

  11. Branksome Dene Room

    Poole

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

  12. Turbary Common

    Bournemouth

    Turbary common is the largest area of heathland in north Bournemouth and a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

  13. Lemur Landings

    Poole

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

  14. Boscombe Chine Gardens

    Bournemouth

    Boscombe Chine Gardens were developed originally from a ‘chine’ of heath and mire into a splendid Victorian garden, a central part of the then thriving Boscombe resort.

  15. Pier Amusements

    Bournemouth

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

  16. South Coast Makers Market

    Bournemouth

    Showcasing over 25 Makers + Artists alongside Bad Hand Coffee / Craft Beer + Gin / Pop Up Cafe / Street Food / Local Good Cause Stall / Craft Demonstrations / Free craft bag for kids who are pre-booked!

  17. Branksome Dene Chine Beach

    Poole, Bournemouth

    COVID-19 - Under these unprecedented circumstances, please adhere to current government guidelines.

    When visiting our beaches, try to avoid the crowds by viewing our Beach Check page which features a live map and a free application to download…

  18. Fisherman's Walk Cliff Lift

    Bournemouth

    The Fisherman’s Walk Cliff Lift was built in 1935.