Attractions in Dorset
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less than 0.5 miles
The history of Beaminster and its surrounding villages through displays of social history, farming, schools, wartime, commerce, industry, from pre-historic, Roman and 19th and 20th centuries. Exhibitions of local archaeology and the geological history of the world-famous Horn Park quarry. Special...
less than 2 miles
Gardens descending at 3 levels beside Tudor manor-house, remodelled in c1660s. Italianate garden and fountain court. Fishponds, orangery and summerhouses. Wild garden with specimen shrubs and trees. Surrounded by wooded landscape with magnificent views. Gifts and plants for sale. Licensed cafe...
less than 5 miles
"Eggardon Hill Fort has impressive 360 degree views across the County. The drive up to the fort is worth experiencing itself.
Eggardon Hill is an iron-age hillfort which, arguably, has one of the finest views of any hill-fort in the county. On a clear day from there you can see right across Lyme...
Set in West Dorset’s wonderful green and rolling hills, Furleigh Estate makes some of the best sparkling wine in the country. We have over 22,000 vines and a purpose-built winery containing state of the art equipment. A converted barn where once cows were milked, now serves as our tasting room. ...
Relax and enjoy an unforgettable day spent leading an affectionate donkey while exploring the Brit Valley and TV River Cottage Site. Picnic or pub lunch en route.
Walking with Llamas is a unique and very relaxing experience. These hardy, extremely agile and elegant animals are gentle, easy to handle and great fun to be with. Our Llamas will capture your heart and provide you with an experience you will treasure forever. Discover Dorset with a difference!
more than 5 miles
Beach huts are let on a daily or weekly basis. They are a popular feature and are provided with a table, four chairs and an electricity power point enabling you to have some comforts whilst gazing out to sea. Hire a beach hut, and your trips to the beach are made easier without having to take all...
Country Park/Nature Reserve
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...
Free Days Out
Nea Meadows is situated to the East of Christchurch Borough, within the Nea Ward and close to the village of Highcliffe. The area comprises of a variety of natural habitats including mixed meadow, wetland and woodland as well as formal recreation. Designated as a public open space, Nea Meadows is...
Overlooking Portland Harbour in Dorset stands one of Henry VIII's finest coastal forts, built in the early 1540s to protect against French and Spanish invasion. Today it provides a great day out for visitors and its audio tour, included in the admission price tells of the castle's 450 year history...