Attractions in Dorset
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The Exchange is a multipurpose building offering a high degree of flexibility for a wide range of uses. It is a community centre, a registered charity, an arts centre and a learning centre. Offering great potential for community, leisure and entertainment activities, The Exchange also delivers a...
First mentioned in the Domesday Survey of 1086, this most picturesque of watermills was largely re-built circa 1566. It is situated on the Dorset Stour in the heart of Hardy's Wessex and within sight of one of his homes. The Mill is maintained in full working order and is powered, by a one...
The Museum's collection contains objects, documents and photographs relating to the history of the town and its surrounding villages. The history of the livestock market and the development of dairying is featured as well as, on permancent display, a large functioning model of Sturminster Newton...
Built by Sir Walter Raleigh in 1594 and stately home of the Digby family since 1617, Sherborne Castle is a Historic House which reflects a glorious variety of decorative styles from over 400 years of English history. Come and experience the Castle's rich interiors with splendid collections of art,...
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Regular, varied and lively year-round programme of amateur and professional plays, films, art, photography and craft exhibitions, workshops, and training courses.
Mudeford Quay is situated at the entrance to Christchurch Harbour and provides spectacular views out to sea and back to Christchurch town.
There are two distinct areas to Mudeford Quay each with their own unique character and uses.
The Quay Head is the hub of visitor activity. A cluster of...
An English Heritage Site. Knowlton is a site on the outskirts of Wimborne, Dorset. It is best known for its ruined Norman church which was built within a neolithic henge monument, known locally as the Knowlton Rings.
There is no admission fee and the site is open to visitors at any reasonable...
Experience, explore, discover and join in with the arts at Lighthouse.
CINEMA * THEATRE * CONCERT HALL * STUDIO * CAFE * GALLERY * VENUE HIRE
Lighthouse boasts a year round programme of national and international events: dance, music, drama, comedy, film, visual arts, workshops and family...
Your new Dorchester Sports Centre – Opening 22nd October
The new £8 million centre provides the local community with a first-class swimming and fitness facility offering a huge range of activities and classes for people of all ages to enjoy.
The new centre includes:
• 50 station fitness...
The Swanage Railway is a heritage railway running through six miles of beautiful Purbeck countryside from Norden Park & Ride to Corfe Castle and Swanage.
DISCOUNTS: Swanage Railway offer a discounted Railway and Corfe Castle Model Village ticket - available from Swanage or Norden Stations....