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Climbing at Portland

Climbing at Portland

Activities in Dorset

Dorset is perfectly suited for those with a spirit of adventure and a love of the great outdoors!

Our mix of glorious countryside and superb coast makes the ideal setting for a great escape, so come and recharge your batteries in our stunning natural environment and you'll return home fully refreshed and invigorated.

Golf in Dorset

Golf enthusiasts can tee off from a number of superb courses in Dorset, all offering a different challenge in some spectacular settings.

Whatever your handicap, both experienced golfers and novices will find a course to suit their level with many courses open to members and visitors alike.

Or if you're just out for a bit of family fun then Dorset has some great pitch and putt and crazy golf courses.

Click here to view the different Golf Courses in Dorset

Horse Riding in Dorset

With our expanses of open countryside and beautiful beaches here in Dorset, the county is perfect for horse riding.

Explore the network of trails and bridleways in Dorset which make their way through our un-spoilt countryside taking in some stunning scenery and imagine galloping along the sand with the sea breeze in your hair.

The equestrian experience in Dorset is exhilarating and offers hacks to suit all levels of rider.

Click here to browse the different Horse Riding stables in Dorset

Fishing in Dorset

The varied landscapes here in Dorset make fishing an incredibly popular pastime.

Wile away the hours at serene lakeside settings or gushing rivers.

Cast off from Chesil Beach at sunset and reel in some mackerel or experience the thrill of angling out at sea with boat trips out from most of our coastal resorts.

Dorset also offers some great rockpooling spots and what could be more fun than crabbing at the harbour on a hot summers day?

Click here to view the different Fishing locations in Dorset

Activities everyone can enjoy

Dorset is a walker's paradise with a variety of walks to explore in an area of unspoilt beauty, it is also the perfect base if pedal power is your preferred choice with exciting off road tracks, leisurely afternoon rides and more challenging long distance routes.

Click here to find out more about walking and cycling in Dorset.

If you're a bit of an adrenaline junkie then Dorset is the perfect holiday destination for you with plenty of extreme sports to give you that fix of fun!

If you’re up for getting wet and wild then Dorset has everything from kitesurfing and powerkiting, sailing and windsurfing to diving and - Dorset is home to some of the hottest watersports around!



Cyclexperience - Wareham

Combine tranquility, exercise and discovery on a bike and explore the woodland trails within Wareham Forest. We operate modern mountain bikes and...


Cyclexperience - Wareham

Combine tranquility, exercise and discovery on a bike and explore the woodland...

Ancient Technology Centre

Dorset County Council Outdoor Education Service

Kayak along the Jurassic Coast, sail in the 2012 Olympic waters, camp in beautiful...

Charlie The Bikemonger

Charlie The Bikemonger

Hire a bike and discover lots of interesting and exciting places to cycle including...

Solent Scene boat cruise

City Cruises Poole

City Cruises Poole operates daily cruises from Poole Quay and Swanage Pier. We offer...