Places to visit in Dorset

Dorset certainly has an amazingly varied range of great visitor attractions, beaches, countryside sites, picturesque villages, walks, cycle trails and more. Out & about there is something to suit everyone and so much to do, as a result we hope you return time and time again.

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The most noteworthy Monkey World is a renowned refuge and rehabilitation centre for smuggled, abused or neglected primates.
[8.1 mi, 18 mins]

For cinema as it used to be a visit the REX is a must. Intervals, ice creams, bar, current releases and furthermore double seats in the back row!
[2.4 mi, 8 mins]

Swanage Railway is another award-winning standard gauge preserved steam railway travelling between Norden and Swanage.
[6.9 mi, 13 mins]

Corfe Castle village is dominated by the ruined castle and situated in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck, is a visitor’s delight.
[6.6 mi, 15 mins]

The Tank Museum certainly brings the history of tanks & crew to life and is supported by probably the world’s best collection of tanks & action packed live displays.
[8.4 mi, 18 mins]

Another glorious slice of Purbeck coastline (with its now famous Seahorses) Studland Bay features a four-mile stretch of golden sandy beach with views of Old Harry Rocks.
[11.8 mi, 26 mins]

Lulworth Castle and its 12,000 acres of landscaped parkland is located in East Lulworth, close to West Lulworth, another small quiet Dorset coastal village.
[8.4 mi, 20 mins]

Lulworth Cove is one of the world's finest examples of such a landform and close to the stone arch of Durdle Door.
[11 mi, 25 mins]

Durdle Door is probably the most famous naturally formed stone arch in the world and just a brief walk from Lulworth Cove.
[11.8 mi, 27 mins]

Farmer Palmers, an award winning Farm Park, is a family run attraction; open every day, free parking, easy access and a great value family day out.
[1.6 mi, 4 mins]