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Riding the Surf

Riding the Surf


Sailing & Windsurfing in Dorset

If you love the water you'll be right at home with the range of watersports in Dorset.

Take the plunge and discover sailing on Olympic waters, boat trips along the Jurassic Coast, underwater snorkelling trails and so much more, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Dorset coast and countryside.

Tide times and weather information for the Dorset coastline can be found at BBC Weather Centre.

For further details of water sports operators in Dorset please visit the iCoast website.

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  1. Add Purbeck Sports Centre to your Itinerary

    Purbeck Sports Centre


    Sport/Leisure Centre


    Swimming sessions for all the family. 3 tennis courts. Football & cricket pitches. Badminton & squash courts. Indoor football facilities. Modern gym. Extensive exercise class programme.
    For the children
    • Trampolining, climbing, swimming, snorkelling, dancing, football, golf, cheerleading,...

  2. Add Dorset Waterpark to your Itinerary

    Dorset Waterpark


    Watersports Centre


    A huge inflatable Woodland Waterpark overlooking Corfe Castle.

    The course includes slides, a trampoline, gladiator rings, jumps, hurdles, rollers, monkey bars, bridges, balance beams and loads more.

    Come and experience the park, tackle the obstacles, and compete against your family and...

  3. Add City Cruises Poole to your Itinerary

    City Cruises Poole


    Boat Trip


    Cruises operate daily from Poole Quay and Swanage Pier (25th March - 30th October).

    We offer daily trips along the Jurassic Coast, trips to Swanage and Poole Harbour Cruises. We offer special group rates and trips that include a ride with Swanage Railway to Corfe Castle, a visit to the...

  4. Add Dorset County Council Outdoor Education Service to your Itinerary

    Dorset County Council Outdoor Education Service


    Activity Centre


    Kayak along the Jurassic Coast, sail in the 2012 Olympic waters, camp in beautiful woodland, spend the night in a Grade II listed manor house or experience life from the past in a Viking Longhouse

  5. Add Moonfleet Adventure Sailing to your Itinerary

    Moonfleet Adventure Sailing


    Watersports Centre


    Treat yourself to some time at sea sailing our classic gaff rigged cutter, Moonfleet of Swanage!


    Here’s a real opportunity for both novice and sailor to try your hand at classic tall-ship sailing around Southern England’s stunning Jurassic coastline and the fascinating chalk downlands of...

  6. Add Cumulus Outdoor Adventure to your Itinerary

    Cumulus Outdoor Adventure


    Outdoor Activity/Pursuit Centre

    Langton Matravers, SWANAGE

    Cumulus Outdoors offers unrivalled experience and a full range of outdoor adventure experiences and services for families and private groups, the education sector plus team building and leadership development for business, all on the stunning Jurassic coastline and throughout the Isle of Purbeck...

  7. Add Greenslade Pleasure Boats to your Itinerary

    Greenslade Pleasure Boats


    Boat Trip

    Poole Quay, POOLE

    Fresh air, fun, fantastic views and relaxation for you to enjoy on every sailing. Daily trips running from March – October.

    We have ferries to Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour Cruises, Coastal Cruises and our Wareham River Cruise which all run from our base on Poole Quay.

  8. Add Lyme RIB Rides Ltd to your Itinerary

    Lyme RIB Rides Ltd


    Boat Trip

    Lyme Regis

    Lyme RIB Rides is the newest water attraction in Lyme Bay. We offer fast and slower paced boat trips, suitable for the whole family, along the beautiful Jurassic Coastline. See the historic scenery up close while enjoying an exhilarating ride on our comfortable and safe 12 passenger RIB (rigid...

  9. Add Lyme Bay RIB Charter to your Itinerary

    Lyme Bay RIB Charter


    Boat Trip


    Exciting & exhilarating boat trips running from West Bay along the Jurassic Coast.RIB Blasts, Coastal Cruises, Water Skiing & Wake Boarding & Jurassic Coast Link between West Bay & Lyme Regis picking up from either harbour. Charters & water based events for families, groups, clubs & schools.

  10. Add Wareham River Cruises to your Itinerary

    Wareham River Cruises


    Boat Trip


    Departing daily, hop on a genuine Admiralty motor whaler boat - either the Orca or Pequod - for an entertaining and informative town history river cruise (40 mins) or bird watching cruise to Poole Harbour (1 hour).

    Town history river cruises depart every 45 minutes between 11am and 4:45pm. The...