Attractions in Dorset
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Indoor leisure centre with excellent facilities including: fitness suite, swimming pool, badminton, golf, two 3G Synthetic Turf Outdoor Floodlit Football Pitches and a newly revamped Arena Wheel Park and BMX Track.
25m Swimming pool (for public swimming sessions, clubs,...
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SOUTH & SOUTH EAST ENGLAND IN BLOOM 2012- AWARDED CONSERVATION AREA OF THE YEAR- OVERALL WINNER WITH GOLD AWARD!
Stanpit Marsh is situated on the north side of Christchurch Harbour, just below the confluence of the rivers Avon and Stour. The 65 hectare site has an unusual combination of habitats...
Location- A spit of land which adjoins Hengistbury Head
Best Feature- A unique spit of land which adjoins Hengistbury Head and forms a natural barrier between Christchurch Harbour and the open sea. Fantastic ciews of the Isle of Wight.
Disabled access- The Sandbank is accessible by land train...
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The Convent Walk was built around 1911 to commemorate the coronation of King George V and is a tranquil walk that follows the course of the Mill Stream, as it runs parallel to the Avon, from Town Bridge to Place Mill on Christchurch Quay.
Natural Wildlife Site
Purewell Meadows is a 14 hectare nature reserve, made up of four hectares public open space, and ten hectares designated as a SSSI. The complex system of fields and ditches presents a range of plant habitats including wet acidic grassland over peat and more neutral damp grassland which are an...
Fantastic garden centre with extensive stock of indoor and out door plants, garden furniture, gifts and cafe. Ideal for browsing or shopping wjatever the weather.
Christchurch Castle was built in the late 11thC to protect the town's and river access to the interior of Wessex. It was built inside the Saxon fort whose walls were probably used to build the castle mound or motte. The luxurious Contable's Hall was built around 1150. The stone keep, (slighted...
The Regent Centre is located in the High Street, Christchurch.The Centre was opened in 1931 as a cinema and was used thus or as a bingo hall until 1983, when it was purchased by Christchurch Borough Council for re-development. Local pressure and enthusiasm for the arts persuaded the Borough Council...
Christchurch Quay is a popular attraction for all the family and it received a Green Flag Award in 2012. It lies in the upper reaches of the harbour on the northern banks of the River Stour.
WINNER OF THE SOUTH & SOUTH EAST ENGLAND IN BLOOM- SMALL PARK OF THE YEAR 2012- GOLD...
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An urban wildlife corridor made up of Mudeford and Peregrine Woods and designated as a Site of Nature Conservation Interest (SNCI). The Mude Valley is situated to the east of the borough, following the course of the river Mude from Somerford to the north and Mudeford to the south.