Attractions in Dorset
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Walk in the footsteps of Kings and Queens as you enjoy wide open spaces, historic buildings and stunning landscapes. Built as a Hunting Lodge in 1608, this Castle has been owned by the same family for over 365 years. Inside the Castle is a wealth of fascinating history, follow their fortunes, fate...
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T E Lawrence's (Lawrence of Arabia) retreat containing his own furnishings and photographs. Sorry no internal photography is permitted. Suitable for school groups. A special exhibition on Lawrence is provided in the garage area.
A very popular beach of sand and fine pebbles on the east side of Durdle Door. The Man O' War and the Door shelter the beach providing safe bathing in shallow water. Parking available at Durdle Door.
Cinema and Special Event Evenings (Matinees during school holidays).
Stairlift to auditorium.
Fantastic interior dating from 1920 and own Bar.
See website for what is showing this week.
Also a venue for Purbeck Film Festival.
Monkey World, the internationally-acclaimed ape rescue centre, is home to over 250 rescued and endangered monkeys and apes. Combining fun with conservation , half-hourly talks explain all about man’s closest living relative. See the stars of TV’s ‘‘Monkey Life’, then ‘monkey around’ in the south’s...
The Tank Museum brings the history of tanks and tank crews to life, supported by the world's best collection of tanks, and action packed live displays during the school holidays.
Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare spanning almost 100 years of history. As you explore the museum's...
Fitness fun in Purbeck
Stunning countryside views, fantastic facilities for all the family and a 25 metre indoor pool make Purbeck Sports Centre the perfect venue to keep active.
• Sessions for all the family in the low-chlorine swimming pool
• Three all-weather floodlit tennis courts...
The Lulworth Cove Heritage Centre has recently been enlarged and improved to form an interpretative exhibition of the countryside around the Lulworth area. Other parts of the exhibition include a geology section, fossil section together with displays of smuggling and sailing. A history of the Weld...
Tyneham village was evacuated in December 1943 for military training during the second world war and the village has been deserted ever since, but many of the buildings survive and the Church (still used for occasional services) and School now houses excellent exhibitions about the village and...
Worbarrow Bay is found a short walk (1 mile) from Tyneham village. Worbarrow Bay is part of the Jurassic Coast. Parking is found at Tyneham village - charge applies.
Worbarrow Bay and the village are now managed by the Ministry of Defence and therefore access is limited. To find opening times...