Attractions in Dorset
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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...
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Church Knowle, WAREHAM
Animal Sanctuary and Visitor Centre in the Purbecks rescuing a variety of animals including cats, horses, farm animals, rabbits and other small furries and birds (dogs at our Winterborne Kingston Centre).
Picnic in some of Dorset's most beautiful scenery, feel free to wander around and see the...
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...
A model village showing Corfe Castle and the village before its destruction by Cromwell in 1646, 1/20th scale. Set in beautiful Purbeck surroundings, with giant games, enchanted fairy garden and the Courtyard tea room for good quality, reasonably priced snacks.
A unique attraction in the Isle of Purbeck.
A chance to escape the outside world and enjoy walks around a magical Pool famous for its ever changing colours. Sandy Paths lead up steps to views of the Purbeck Hills or down steps to the waters edge. Giftshop, Museum and Plant Centre. The Teahouse...
Langton Matravers, SWANAGE
Traditional stone carving courses for all the family. Gallery of sculpture and local art and crafts to purchase and tearoom available.
A 1000 years of history provides 1000 reasons to visit one of Britain's most important and dramatic ruins, dominating the skyline of Purbeck. Whether it is for spectacular scenery, to learn about the fascinating history of this medieval castle or just to enjoy a leisurely day out, Corfe Castle has...
A museum containing exhibits of local history and dinosaur footprints. Plus an archive of photographs and records of the parish.
No visit to the Swanage Railway is complete without a visit to this excellent resource. The Museum is both educational and fun for all the family, and admission is free of charge to all visitors - with voluntary donations greatfully accepted of course.
As well as restoring the rail link between...
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...