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Family holidays in Dorset

Whether you love cove hopping, fossil hunting, local shrimps or lively beach resorts, it’s all here, and very distinctively Dorset. A stunning stretch of sheltered southern coastline that harbours everything from smart marinas and watersports to awesome cliffs and outstanding attractions.

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Attraction

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Gardens & Parks

LOCATION:Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens,
Bullers Way,
Abbotsbury,
Dorset,
DT3 4LA

OPEN DATES:Year round

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prices

Adult:£12.00

Child:£9.00

Children under 5 go free. Family ticket based on 2 adults, 3 children Distance from Littlesea: 9.6 miles Distance from Weymouth Bay: 10.9 miles Distance from Littlesea: 11.6 miles Distance from Rockley Park: 35.4 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices Dogs welcome in all areas 

Open every day except 19th December to 1st January inclusive, 10.00am to 5.00pm or 4.00pm in winter.

Attraction

Adventure Wonderland

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Theme Parks

LOCATION:Hurn,
Christchurch,
Dorset,
Dorset,
BH23 6BA

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Dorset's number one family theme park. Enjoy three parks in one with Adventureland and Wonderland outside and the Wild Thing play centre inside. discounted tickets available from Reception Distance from Rockley Park: 13.8 miles Distance from Littlesea: 39.1 miles Distance from Weymouth Bay: 36.2 miles Distance from Seaview: 36.8 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.  

Opening hours vary throughout the year. Please visit the attraction website for more information.

Attraction

Alpine Adventure Centre

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Sporting Activities

LOCATION:Matchams Lane,
Hurn,
Christchurch,
Dorset,
BH23 6AW

OPEN DATES:Year round

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  Everyone is welcome at Snowtrax, from those wishing to improve their skiing skills to the outright novice looking for ski or snowboard lessons. You don’t even need to hit the slopes to have a great time, just relax in our Alpine Bar & soak in the scenery. Our family friendly centre is full of exciting activities for the kids. Try riding the Ski Bobs or spinning down the slopes in a Ringo. Your day won’t be complete without a visit to our Alpine Adventure Park, full of trampolines, swings & a huge fort, it couldn’t be more fun!!! Prices vary please visit attraction website Distance from Rockley Park: 16.3 miles Distance from Seaview 35.8 miles Distance from Weymouth Bay: 38.9 miles Distance from Littlesea: 41.8 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.  

  Weekdays: 9am - 10.30pm (Slopes and reception) open from 9am - 10pm) Saturdays: 8.30am - 10.30pm Sundays: 9am - 10.30pm (Ski Slopes open from (11am - 10pm) Slopes close at 10pm every night Ringos and Ski-bobs from 9am Weekdays: 9am - 10.30pm  (Slopes and reception) open from 9am - 10pm) Saturdays: 8.30am - 10.30pm, Sundays: 9am - 10.30pm  (Ski Slopes open from (11am - 10pm) Slopes close at 10pm every night Ringos and Ski-bobs from 9am

Beaches

Bowleaze Cove

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Bowleaze Cove,
Weymouth,
Dorset,
DT3 6PR

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Just a 15 minute walk from Weymouth Bay or Seaview is the sand/shingle/pebble beach of Bowleaze Cove. Here you can enjoy fantastic views over Weymouth and experience the weekly firework displays in the Summer season. Or you can take a walk to the top of Jordan Hill to explore the Roman ruins. Dogs are allowed. There is pay-and-display car parking available. MCS recommended for excellent water quailty. European designated bathing water. Just a 15 minute walk from Weymouth Bay or Seaview is the sand/shingle/pebble beach of Bowleaze Cove. Here you can enjoy fantastic views over Weymouth and experience the weekly firework displays in the Summer season. Or you can take a walk to the top of Jordan Hill to explore the Roman ruins. Dogs are allowed. There is pay-and-display car parking available. MCS recommended for excellent water quailty. European designated bathing water. Distance from Sea view: 1.1 miles Distance from Weymouth Bay: 1.3 miles Distance from Littlesea: 6.1 miles Distance from Rockley Park: 31.6 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices

Place of interest

Brownsea Island

CATEGORY:Place of interest

TYPE:Other

LOCATION:Brownsea Island,
Poole Harbour,
Dorset,
Dorset,
BH13 7EE

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prices

Adult:£6.00

Child:£3.00

Family:£15.00

Enjoy fine walks and fantastic views of Poole Harbour on this beautiful 500 acre National Trust island of woodland and wildlife. . Prices are based on gate price. Family ticket based on 1 adult 3 children Distance from Rockley Park: 7.8 miles Distance from Weymouth Bay: 34.1 miles Distance from Seaview: 34.7 miles Distance from Littlesea: 37 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices.

Opening hours vary throughout the year. Please visit attraction website for more information.

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