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Adventure Wonderland


2011 Winner of Dorset’s Best Family Attraction- Awarded by Primary Times (as voted by parents of 4-11 year olds)

It’s no wonder that it’s a full day’s fun at Dorset’s number 1 family theme park, with even more to do and see than ever before! Now there are over 30 family rides and attractions.

Weymouth Sea Life Adventure Park


Come and visit us at Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park and experience a whole world of discovery and fun! Explore our fantastic 7 acre site by the sea and you’ll embark on a journey like no other!

• Discover over 1000 incredible creatures including snapping crocs, adorable penguins, playful…

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park


Farmer Palmer’s is where young adventurers (eight years and under) can frankly ‘let their hair down’ without older children around to stifle their enjoyment!

Different animal activities every half hour, means you can mix these with the many dedicated and natural play areas where the children can…

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park and Rescue Centre


Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park and Rescue Centre offers a unique mix of educational fun for all ages. Set amongst splendid countryside views, the park offers free wagon, tractor trailer rides and then the chance to experience driving a vintage tractor. Listen and learn in the interesting daily show…

Barford Farm Ice Cream Garden

Sturminster Marshall, Wimborne

Barford Farmhouse Ice Cream Garden & Shop

The award winning ice cream is made on the farm, using milk from a local herd of Jersey cows. We use only natural ingredients with fruit sourced locally where possible. We also make creamy sorbets using 50% fruit.

The Shop sells ice cream and sorbet…

Fancys Family Farm


Fancys Family Farm is a new community farm on Portland in Dorset and is the home to the only flock of rare breed Portland Sheep on Portland. We also have goats, alpacas, geese, chickens, pigs and Poppy and Ozzie the farm dogs. We are open every day between 10am and dusk and welcome visitors. Bring…

Honeybrook Farm


Honeybrook has been a working farm for over 500 years. Nestled beside the River Allen, near Wimborne, we are still farming and producing food. We rear pork and free range beef and lamb, produce and pasteurise our own milk and cream. The eggs, vegetables and flowers are from the farm and are for…

Lulworth Castle & Park


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…

Margaret Green Animal Rescue

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…

Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre


Monkey World, the internationally-acclaimed ape rescue centre, is home to over 230 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…

UK Llamas


Walking with Llamas is a unique and very relaxing experience. These hardy, extremely agile and elegant animals are gentle, easy to handle and great fun to be with. Our Llamas will capture your heart and provide you with an experience you will treasure forever. Discover Dorset with a difference!


Kingston Maurward Gardens are set deep in Hardy’s Dorset and are listed on the English Heritage register of gardens. The gardens include grand floral displays, stone terraces, topiary, a lake and temple. The Animal Park is a firm favourite with children and home to an interesting collection of…

Abbotsbury Children’s Farm


The Children’s Farm is home to a large variety of animals. Children can bottle feed baby goats twice daily, cuddle the guinea pigs and meet the rabbits, donkeys, cows and pigs. There is goat racing twice a day, a large indoor playbarn with ball pool, plus pony rides and an educational display about…


Abbotsbury Swannery


The 600-year-old swannery is a natural history paradise. Home to the only managed colony of free-flying mute swans in the world that visitors can walk among. During the nesting and hatching period (end May-end June), it is possible to be standing next to hatching eggs. On average, over 100 nests…