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Explore Brownsea Island and see if you can spot a rare red squirrel © National Trust

Explore Brownsea Island and see if you can spot a rare red squirrel © National Trust

Watch our brilliant birdlife

Watch our brilliant birdlife

Badgerwatch Dorset

Badgerwatch Dorset

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  1. Add Badger Watch Dorset to your Itinerary

    Badger Watch Dorset

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    Animal Collection

    Dorchester

    From our hides, thrill at the sight of badgers emerging from their setts and foraging for food. The area is floodlit for perfect vision and visits from other wildlife such as owls, foxes, rabbits and bats add to the spectacle.

  2. Add Moors Valley Country Park and Forest to your Itinerary

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    Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

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    Country/Royal Park

    Ringwood

    To inject a sense of fun into your family days out then head to Moors Valley Country Park and Forest to get active in the outdoors and have yourself a family adventure. You are sure to find something for everyone.

    Price £1.00 to £71.00 Per Ticket
  3. Add Durlston Country Park National Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

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    Durlston Country Park National Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    SWANAGE

    Countryside, cliffs, sea and wildlife. The Castle Visitor Centre has exhibits, information, live cliff camera and underwater sounds. Theme trails. Ranger-guided walks.

    Free
  4. Add Brownsea Island to your Itinerary

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    Brownsea Island

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    POOLE

    A beautiful island with wonderful views, history & wildlife including rare red squirrels and birds, and is also the birthplace of Scouting and Guiding.

    Price Free to £20.00 Per Ticket
  5. Add Studland Beach to your Itinerary

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    Studland Beach

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    Beach

    STUDLAND

    Fine sandy beaches stretch continuously for 4 miles. The heathland behind the beach is a National Nature Reserve with many rare birds and all six British reptiles.

    Free
  6. Add Chesil Beach to your Itinerary

    Chesil Beach

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    Natural Feature

    WEYMOUTH

    Chesil Beach is 18 miles (28 kilometres) long and on average is 160 metres wide and rises to 12 metres in height.

    It is a pebble and shingle tombolo connecting Portland to Abbotsbury and then continuing north-westwards to West Bay near Bridport...

  7. Add Kimmeridge Bay to your Itinerary

    Kimmeridge Bay

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    Natural Feature

    Kimmeridge, WAREHAM

    Kimmeridge Bay lies within the Purbeck Marine Wildlife Reserve and boasts the best rock-pooling and safest snorkelling site in Dorset. Check tide times to gain the most reward.

    Free
  8. Add Badbury Rings to your Itinerary

    Badbury Rings

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    National Trust Property

    East Dorset


    Badbury Rings is an Iron Age hillfort in east Dorset.

    The Badbury Rings site dates from around 800 BC and was in use until the Roman occupation of 43 AD.

    Now forming part of the Kingston Lacy estate, and under the guardianship of The National...

    Free
  9. Add Lorton Meadows Conservation Centre and Reserve to your Itinerary

    Lorton Meadows Conservation Centre and Reserve

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    Nature Trail

    Weymouth

    At the start of the Legacy Trail, the Lorton Meadows Reserve has fantastic views down the Lorton Valley Nature Park, and across Weymouth Bay to Portland. It has a lovely variety of meadows, woodlands and hedgerows with plenty of wildlife to look...

  10. Add St Catherine's Hill Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    St Catherine's Hill Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    CHRISTCHURCH

    The highest area of land in Christchurch is also part of the largest and most significant area of heathland in the Borough providing habitat for rare species such as the Smooth Snake and Sand Lizard.

    Free
  11. Add Abbotsbury Beach - Chesil Bank and Fleet Lagoon to your Itinerary

    Abbotsbury Beach - Chesil Bank and Fleet Lagoon

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    Beach

    Bridport

    A shelving beach made up of pebbles and shingle, popular with both local anglers and families for mackerel fishing.

  12. Add RSPB Weymouth Wetlands to your Itinerary

    RSPB Weymouth Wetlands

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Weymouth

    Weymouth is very lucky to have two top class nature reserves in the centre of town. Radipole lake has always been a favourite place for wildlife enthusiasts. Lodmoor is where you can encounter a vast range of bird species.

  13. Add Eggardon Hillfort to your Itinerary

    Eggardon Hillfort

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    National Trust Property

    Bridport

    Eggardon Hill is an iron-age hillfort which, arguably, has one of the finest views of any hill-fort in the county.

    Free
  14. Add Abbotsbury Swannery to your Itinerary

    Abbotsbury Swannery

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    Animal Collection

    Abbotsbury

    The only place in the world where up to 1,000 swans can be visited during the nesting and hatching time (end May- end June). Audiovisual presentation. Ugly duckling trail. Mass feeding by hand at 12 and 4pm daily.

    Price £7.95 to £40.00 Per Ticket
  15. Add Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Stanpit Marsh Nature Reserve

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Stanpit, CHRISTCHURCH

    Stanpit Marsh is situated on the north side of Christchurch Harbour, just below the confluence of the rivers Avon and Stour. The Marsh is home to over 300 species of plants, 14 of which are nationally rare and endangered.

    Free
  16. Add Wareham Walls to your Itinerary

    Wareham Walls

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    Historic Site

    WAREHAM

    The Walls are Saxon ramparts which surround the historic town of Wareham. Paths on the walls give good views of the River Piddle and town, and link into the ‘Bowling Green’ open space. Walks leaflet from Discover Purbeck Information Centre, Wareham.

    Free
  17. Add Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre to your Itinerary

    Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre

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    Country Park/Nature Reserve

    Portland

    Managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust, the centre's exciting displays and programme of activities will help you make the most of your visit to Chesil Beach and Portland.

    Free
  18. Add Hengistbury Head to your Itinerary

    Hengistbury Head

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    Natural Wildlife Site

    Southbourne, Bournemouth,

    Hengistbury Head is a relatively unspoilt and south-facing pebble beach, with imposing clay and ironstone cliffs.

  19. Add Hambledon & Hod Hills to your Itinerary

    Hambledon & Hod Hills

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    National Trust Property

    BLANDFORD FORUM

    Hambledon Hill is a National Nature Reserve and one of Dorset's most impressive Iron Age hillfort with mulitple ramparts. The hilltop is encircled by an Iron Age earthwork and there are extensive Neolithic features, making it a major archaeological...

    Free
  20. Add Upton Wood to your Itinerary

    Upton Wood

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    Forest

    Upton, POOLE

    A small woodland on the edge of Upton (opposite Upton Country Park). The Wood includes footpaths, cyclepaths and Woodland Trail, also running streams, open glades and seats to sit and rest a while. Map and leaflet available from Discover Purbeck...

    Free

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