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Oceanarium [Attraction / Activity]

Pier Approach, West Beach, Bournemouth

Oceanarium, Pier Approach, Bournemouth, Dorset

The award-winning Oceanarium, Bournemouth takes you on a spectacular underwater adventure. Come face to face with stunning sharks, curious rare green sea turtles and brightly coloured clownfish, to menacing piranhas, venomous lionfish and the weirdly... more

Kingston Lacy [Garden]

Wimborne Minster

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset


Explore the beautiful gardens of Kingston Lacy Beside the Kingston Lacy house is the late-Victorian formal garden. Bright bedding, a fern garden containing 25 different varieties of ferns with gravel paths running between irregular... more

Corfe Castle [Attraction / Activity]

The Square, Corfe, Wareham

Corfe Castle, The Square, Wareham, Dorset


Experience the breathtaking views of Corfe Castle Discover the rich history that is imbued into the ruins of Dorset’s Corfe Castle, from the sibling struggle more than 1000 years ago that ended in Ethelred the Unready’s brother... more

The Tutankhamun Exhibition [Attraction / Activity]

High West Street, Dorchester

The Tutankhamun Exhibition, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset

Experience the magnificence and wonder of the world´s greatest discovery of ancient treasure. Be there at the discovery, explore the ante-chamber filled with its treasures, and witness Howard Carter raising the golden coffins in the burial chamber.... more

Athelhampton House & Gardens [Historic House]

Athelhampton, Dorchester

Athelhampton House & Gardens, Athelhampton, Dorchester, Dorset

With a lineage stretching back to the 1400s, it’s not surprising that a walk around Althelhampton House in Dorset is a living history lesson. Its Great Hall is its centrepiece, built in 1485 as the main accommodation for the house’s inhabitants and... more

Brownsea Island [Attraction / Activity]

Poole Harbour, Poole

Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, Dorset


Discover the secret world of Brownsea Island The inspiration for many a story by children’s writer Enid Blyton, from a child’s point of view it’s hard to imagine a better spot for ripping adventures and lashings of ginger beer... more

Ferndown Golf Club [Golf Course]

119 Golf Links Road, Ferndown

Ferndown Golf Club, 119 Golf Links Road, Ferndown, Dorset

Ferndown is an attractive, classic heathland course that winds its way through the pines and rhododendrons on a soft turf that provides easy walking. Harold Hilton, British Open Champion in 1892 and 1897, drew up plans in 1912 for a course that... more

Knoll Gardens [Garden]

Hampreston, Wimborne

Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne, Dorset

Recently featured on BBC Gardeners’ World, Knoll Gardens is a nationally recognised naturalistic garden and nursery, specialising in ornamental grasses. Originally a private botanic garden featuring Australasian plants, rare and unusual trees and... more

Parkstone Golf Club [Golf Course]

49a Links Road, Poole

Parkstone Golf Club, 49a Links Road, Poole, Dorset

Parkstone, measuring 6,263 yards, par 72 demands keeping the ball straight or the penalty is thick heather rough that twists the club. Scots pines are a feature of a lovely course that offers glimpses of Poole Harbour. It has some excellent holes but... more

Remedy Oak [Golf Course]

Horton Road, Woodlands

Remedy Oak, Horton Road, Woodlands, Dorset

Remedy Oak offers the opportunity to be amongst the 400 exclusive members to play potentially one of the finest courses in Southern England. Located near Horton in Dorset, this classic championship golf course nestles within 256 acres of ancient... more

Sarpenela Natural Therapies Centre [Spa]

Farnham Farm House, Farnham, Blandford Forum

Sarpenela Natural Therapies Centre, Farnham Farm House, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Surrounded by the pretty Dorset countryside and set in in a rustic 19th century farmhouse is a holistic day spa designed to tap into all your senses. Start the day off at Sarpenala with an energising natural body therapy followed by a healthy veggie... more

The Teddy Bear Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Eastgate, corner High East Street/Salisbury Street, Dorchester

The Teddy Bear Museum, Eastgate, Dorchester, Dorset

The Teddy Bear Museum is devoted to the wonderful world of the teddy bear and traces the history of the teddy bear from its birth to the present day. The museum is set within the 'home' of Edward Bear and his extended family of people sized teddy... more

The Dinosaur Museum [Attraction / Activity]

Icen Way, Dorchester

The Dinosaur Museum, Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset


Step Back in Time at The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester Appropriately positioned just seven miles from the Jurassic Coast, The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester is the only museum dedicated to these most fascinating of creatures in... more

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Restaurant & Spa, Evershot, Dorset

At the Summer Lodge Spa treatments are specifically designed to relax and tone using 100% natural, pure highly active ingredients. The beauty and body programmes alow you to indulge yourself with the most pampered treatments addressing problem areas... more

Kingston Lacy [Historic House]

Wimborne Minster

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset


Discover a lifetime of family treasures at Kingston Lacy Kingston Lacy is a 17th century house that was the home of the Bankes family for over 300 years, and replaced the ruined family seat at Corfe Castle. The house contains an... more

The Dorset Golf & Country Club [Golf Course]

Hyde, Bere Regis, Wareham

The Dorset Golf & Country Club, Hyde, Wareham, Dorset

The Martin Hawtree designed Dorset Golf & Country Club comprises 27 holes in three loops of 9, the Lakeland and Parkland Championship 18 and Woodland Course. The Woodland lay-out with tight tree-lined fairways, is spectacular in its flower displays... more

CC Spa [Spa]

97 Northgate Street, Wick Ferry, Wick Lane, Bury St Edmunds

CC Spa, 97 Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Dorset

Stay for an hour, which can easily fall into two so you may as well stay for the rest of the afternoon – not that you need tempting but the soothing, luxurious feeling of the warm water in a hydrotherapy pool is definitely worth a dip/float/swim.... more

Bluewater Spa & Leisure Club [Spa]

Best Western The Connaught Hotel, 30 West Hill Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth

Bluewater Spa & Leisure Club, Best Western The Connaught Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset

Connaught’s Bluewater Spa & Leisure Club is considered by many as one of Bournemouth’s finest spas - following a major facelift, this relaxing haven does downtime with aplomb. Take the 18m indoor heated pool, spa pool, eucalyptus infused aromatherapy... more

Moors Valley Country Park [Attraction / Activity]

Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood

Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ringwood, Dorset


Discover Moors Valley Country Park Moors Valley Country Park covers 750 acres in the valley of the Moors River. There is so much to do, a steam railway, 18 hole golf course, walks and cycle trails and a chance to swing amongst the... more

Broadstone (Dorset) Golf Club [Golf Course]

Wentworth Drive, Broadstone

Broadstone (Dorset) Golf Club, Wentworth Drive, Broadstone, Dorset

Originally known as the Dorset Golf Club in 1898, designed by Tom Dunn, later modified by Harry Colt, Broadstone sits on a superb tract of heathland. The elevated back nine offers panoramic views of the Purbeck Hills and Poole Harbour. Measuring 6,... more

Farmer Palmer's Farm Park [Attraction / Activity]

Wareham Road, Organford, Poole

Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Road, Poole, Dorset

“Play More, Learn More, Experience and Explore” Farmer Palmer’s is designed for children aged 0-8 years and their families. Our visitor’s journey through a safe environment, with clean and well maintained play equipment. With both outdoor and... more

Athelhampton House & Gardens [Garden]

Athelhampton, Dorchester

Athelhampton House & Gardens, Athelhampton, Dorchester, Dorset

The formal Athelhampton Gardens originally designed in 1891 is a series of calm, sophisticated spaces, including the great court with its giant pyramids, a circular pleached lime grove and simple plantings of roses, clematis and tulips. Water forms a... more

Glastonbury Abbey [Attraction / Activity]

Abbey Gatehouse, Magdelene Street, Glastonbury

Glastonbury Abbey, Abbey Gatehouse, Glastonbury, Somerset

The beautiful ruins of Glastonbury Abbey attracts visitors from all over the world, join them and step through time with our wide range of events. From March to October, immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of medieval living, when the... more

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens [Garden]

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Exeter

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, East Budleigh, Exeter, Devon

When the sun shines on Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, tucked away in East Devon at Budleigh Salterton, it’s a glorious place to be. Acres of lush green lawns, glorious fountains and a rainbow of flowers set the scene, the backdrop to the beautiful... more

Stourhead [Garden]

Nr Mere, Warminster

Stourhead, Nr Mere, Warminster, Wiltshire


Explore Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead is a fine example of English landscape gardens from the 18th century, re-planted in the 19th century with Conifers, flowering trees and shrubs. Follow a route anti-clockwise around the... more

Stourhead [Historic House]

Nr Mere, Warminster

Stourhead, Nr Mere, Warminster, Wiltshire


Discover Stourhead House Stourhead House is a Palladian mansion built in the 1720s, which was home to the Hoare family, who are the owners of Britain´s only surviving private bank. The entrance hall has a large collection of Hoare... more

Corfe Castle [Attraction / Activity]

The Square, Corfe, Wareham

Corfe Castle, The Square, Wareham, Dorset


Experience the breathtaking views of Corfe Castle Discover the rich history that is imbued into the ruins of Dorset’s Corfe Castle, from the sibling struggle more than 1000 years ago that ended in Ethelred the Unready’s brother... more

Kingston Lacy [Garden]

Wimborne Minster

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset


Explore the beautiful gardens of Kingston Lacy Beside the Kingston Lacy house is the late-Victorian formal garden. Bright bedding, a fern garden containing 25 different varieties of ferns with gravel paths running between irregular... more

Kingston Lacy [Historic House]

Wimborne Minster

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset


Discover a lifetime of family treasures at Kingston Lacy Kingston Lacy is a 17th century house that was the home of the Bankes family for over 300 years, and replaced the ruined family seat at Corfe Castle. The house contains an... more

Sarpenela Natural Therapies Centre [Spa]

Farnham Farm House, Farnham, Blandford Forum

Sarpenela Natural Therapies Centre, Farnham Farm House, Blandford Forum, Dorset

Surrounded by the pretty Dorset countryside and set in in a rustic 19th century farmhouse is a holistic day spa designed to tap into all your senses. Start the day off at Sarpenala with an energising natural body therapy followed by a healthy veggie... more

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme, Cullompton

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum, Coldharbour Mill, Cullompton, Devon

The 200 year old waterside mill houses working spinning and weaving machines, and steam engines restored to their former glory. Picnic areas and gardens.... more

East Devon Golf Club [Golf Course]

Links Road, Budleigh Salterton

East Devon Golf Club, Links Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

East Devon provides superb coastal views as far as Portland Bill in Dorset on a fine day. A course both demanding and fair, the fairways are generous but a wayward drive will be punished. There are many public footpaths on and around the course so... more

The Spa at Charlton House [Spa]

Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet, Glastonbury

The Spa at Charlton House, Charlton Road, Glastonbury, Somerset

An atmosphere of nurturing opulence - relax, de-stress, rejuvenate and contemplate. The superb Moroccan themed thermal spa includes a massaging Hydroptherapy Pool, an aroma infused Laconium, a Crystal steam room, invigorating Finnish Sauna,... more

Broadstone (Dorset) Golf Club [Golf Course]

Wentworth Drive, Broadstone

Broadstone (Dorset) Golf Club, Wentworth Drive, Broadstone, Dorset

Originally known as the Dorset Golf Club in 1898, designed by Tom Dunn, later modified by Harry Colt, Broadstone sits on a superb tract of heathland. The elevated back nine offers panoramic views of the Purbeck Hills and Poole Harbour. Measuring 6,... more

Kilver Court Gardens [Garden]

Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet

Kilver Court Gardens, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset

The visionary design influences of Mulberry founder Roger Saul can now be seen coming to fruition at his Kilver Court gardens in Somerset. His unique planting schemes using colour and texture are evident in his newly redesigned 100m colourist... more

Diggerland [Attraction / Activity]

Verbeer Manor, Cullompton

Diggerland, Verbeer Manor, Cullompton, Devon


Diggerland Adventure Park experience Adventure park offering experiences where children ride and drive full-size diggers, with over 18 rides to enjoy. Test your skills on the Dumper Trucks. Find buried treasure. Knock down the... more

Milton Lodge [Garden]

Old Bristol Road, Wells

Milton Lodge, Old Bristol Road, Wells, Somerset

Milton Lodge has charming Grade II listed gardens with south facing terraces overlooking Wells Cathedral and the Vale of Avalon with mixed borders, roses, yew hedges, fine trees and a separate 7 acre arboretum. Originally laid out in the early 1900s... more

Wookey Hole Attractions and Hotel [Attraction / Activity]

Wookey Hole, Wells

Wookey Hole Attractions and Hotel, Wookey Hole, Wells, Somerset

I took the kids (eight and five) to Wookey Hole some months ago and they still talk about it to this day. The undoubted highlight was the dark and gloomy tour of the 50,000-year-old caves (with their secret river and encrusted caverns), where a... more

Brownsea Island [Attraction / Activity]

Poole Harbour, Poole

Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, Dorset


Discover the secret world of Brownsea Island The inspiration for many a story by children’s writer Enid Blyton, from a child’s point of view it’s hard to imagine a better spot for ripping adventures and lashings of ginger beer... more

A La Ronde [Historic House]

Summer Lane, Exmouth

A La Ronde, Summer Lane, Exmouth, Devon


Discover the Quirky A La Ronde Wonderfully quirky A La Ronde in Devon is a sixteen-sided house constructed in the late 18th century. Now run by the National Trust, the house is stuffed with curious mementos of the owners’ travels... more

Parkstone Golf Club [Golf Course]

49a Links Road, Poole

Parkstone Golf Club, 49a Links Road, Poole, Dorset

Parkstone, measuring 6,263 yards, par 72 demands keeping the ball straight or the penalty is thick heather rough that twists the club. Scots pines are a feature of a lovely course that offers glimpses of Poole Harbour. It has some excellent holes but... more

Killerton [Garden]

Broadclyst, Exeter

Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon


Explore the beautiful Gardens of Killerton Killerton is a famous woodland hillside garden full of splendid old and special trees including innumerable record-breaking specimens, many introduced by the plantsman Veitch, rare shrubs,... more

Killerton [Historic House]

Broadclyst, Exeter

Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon


Discover the fascinating history of Killerton House Killerton House was rebuilt in 1778 for the Acland family, to the design of John Johnson. Alterations to the original house were made later, which included, a rear extension and... more

Remedy Oak [Golf Course]

Horton Road, Woodlands

Remedy Oak, Horton Road, Woodlands, Dorset

Remedy Oak offers the opportunity to be amongst the 400 exclusive members to play potentially one of the finest courses in Southern England. Located near Horton in Dorset, this classic championship golf course nestles within 256 acres of ancient... more

Knoll Gardens [Garden]

Hampreston, Wimborne

Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne, Dorset

Recently featured on BBC Gardeners’ World, Knoll Gardens is a nationally recognised naturalistic garden and nursery, specialising in ornamental grasses. Originally a private botanic garden featuring Australasian plants, rare and unusual trees and... more

Longleat Safari & Adventure Park [Attraction / Activity]

Warminster

Longleat Safari & Adventure Park, Warminster, Wiltshire

It’s hard to know where to start with Longleat – there are literally dozens and dozens of attractions to get through, from feeding giraffes in the African Village to cruising past the lions on the safari drive to hand feeding the deer to getting lost... more

Longleat Gardens [Garden]

Warminster

Longleat Gardens, Warminster, Wiltshire

Longleat Gardens are perhaps best known as the site of the first safari park outside Africa, created in 1966. Since then, the self-confessed eccentric owner The Marquess of Bath has made the grounds to the glorious country home that was created in... more

Longleat House [Historic House]

Warminster

Longleat House, Warminster, Wiltshire

Widely agreed to be one of the finest examples of high Elizabthean architecture, Longleat House, sitting in 900 acres of parkland, was built in 1580 and is the stately home of the 7th Marquess of Bath – a direct descendant of Sir John Thynn, who... more

Bluewater Spa & Leisure Club [Spa]

Best Western The Connaught Hotel, 30 West Hill Road, West Cliff, Bournemouth

Bluewater Spa & Leisure Club, Best Western The Connaught Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset

Connaught’s Bluewater Spa & Leisure Club is considered by many as one of Bournemouth’s finest spas - following a major facelift, this relaxing haven does downtime with aplomb. Take the 18m indoor heated pool, spa pool, eucalyptus infused aromatherapy... more

Ferndown Golf Club [Golf Course]

119 Golf Links Road, Ferndown

Ferndown Golf Club, 119 Golf Links Road, Ferndown, Dorset

Ferndown is an attractive, classic heathland course that winds its way through the pines and rhododendrons on a soft turf that provides easy walking. Harold Hilton, British Open Champion in 1892 and 1897, drew up plans in 1912 for a course that... more

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