Attractions in Dorset
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Cerne Abbas, Dochester
Dorset Trails are full of interesting little snippets of fact as well as some wonderful hidden places you would just never see. Have fun exploring as you solve the clues in one of Dorset’s Murder Mystery, Treasure Hunt or Spy Trails.
The 180ft tall club-wielding man has long been regarded as a sign of fertility due to his large, erect phallus. It is not agreed how old the Cerne Abbas Giant is, but the most likely explanation is that he depicts Hercules, the god with super- human strength. Hence he was probably created as a...
less than 5 miles
Buckland Newton, DORCHESTER
Experience the countryside on a 200 acre estate. Ride a quad bike, shoot a clay pigeon out of the sky, slide a Mini Mavrik through the bends or feel the exhilaration of handling a speeding hovercraft. Full tuition offered. Clubhouse serving tea and coffee. Badger watching at night.
Remains of a prehistoric circle consisting of nine standing stones. Constructed approximately 4,000-years-ago.
more than 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...
A protected shingle beach overlooking Weymouth Bay.
Dogs permitted on beach all year round.
The Arts Centre in South Street is the cultural hub of Bridport. You’ll find a packed programme of world class theatre, music, dance, film, comedy, literature events and exhibitions. Expect a variety of quality performances and activities to attract young and old alike. Recent performers have...
A nostalgic trip through the World of radio and television programmes guaranteed to bring memories of classic TV and radio flooding back. Like a Tardis this fascinating museum compiled by Alan Hicken is lined from floor to ceiling with wonderful memories of radio and TV programmes. The...
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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.