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Things To Do & Days Out near Weymouth

Weymouth
Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park is an indoor and outdoor attraction, with an indoor ocean tunnel and other amazing sea life displays. There are rides, a Splash Zone and an interactive rock pool. We also have animal feeding sessions and a water park play area.
Weymouth
Pirate Adventure Golf Climb aboad for 18 holes of swash buckling fun!! Great crazy golf with a pirate theme.
Weymouth
The Weymouth 4 Kids Treasure Trail There are clues for all the family to solve as you explore Weymouth seafront on this self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. See the sights as you follow the directions and uncover where the long lost treasure is!
Weymouth Beach (< 1 mile)
Weymouth
Weymouth Beach Safe swimming and soft golden sand make this a great beach for a traditional dig and paddle visit. Pay and play entertainment include trampolines, mini golf and pedalo hire from the promenade.
Weymouth
SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park A unique art gallery with a difference, relaxed, safe giant sandpit for families to get involved using all the tools at hand to create their own masterpiece. All under cover. Best of British theme for 2015!
Blooming Kids (< 1 mile)
Weymouth
Blooming Kids is a creative, exciting indoor and outdoor play activity centre aimed at under 5s. They play in a safe and fun environment whilst you relax.
Weymouth
MFA Bowl Weymouth Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards. Great family fun!
Weymouth
Sharkys Play Zone 4 level play frame with loads of features, laserzone maze and massive mini racing circuit!
Nothe Fort (1 miles)
Weymouth
Nothe Fort A thrilling labyrinth of underground passageways and outdoor areas with stunning views of the Jurassic Coast. Constructed on three levels accessed by lift, the Fort is filled with displays, mammoth guns and cinema areas that chart the history of this large and magnificent Victorian structure.
Weymouth
Granby Fun Factory Offers separate play area for toddlers and plenty of thrills for the bigger kids including Battle Cannons and Firing Zone, High Glide and 4 lane Astra Slide: exciting stuff!
Quasar Weymouth (2 miles)
Weymouth
Quasar Weymouth Step into the atmospheric gaming arena and ready your infra red phasor gun for a game of next generation hide and seek! Immersive special effects but zero contact.
Portland Castle (4 miles)
Portland
Portland Castle The history of this fortress, which overlooks Portland harbour, is diverse and fascinating with great views and big cannons, plus there's a Discovery Pack and period dress up supply to help keep kids interested.
Weymouth
Portland Plateau Walk A moderate but varied walk along the South West Coast Park on Portland’s northern plateau. Some short stretches of ascent and descent.
Easton Gardens (6 miles)
Portland
Easton Gardens Green Flag Awarded park with play and picnic areas, and plenty of attractive space to run about in. Pushchair accessible throughout.
Dorchester
Dorchester Skatepark Permanent concrete skatepark or BMX, scooter and inline skates as well as skateboards, with lots of features and set ups, creatively challenging to all riders whether novice or experienced.
Portland Museum (6 miles)
Portland
Portland Museum Learn about the people, maritime history and Jurassic history of Portland plus enjoy the beautiful grounds at this reasonably priced museum
Borough Gardens (6 miles)
Dorchester
Borough Gardens Well kept parkland with huge enclosed play area with facilities for all ages. There is also a splash pool, and a rather unusual sundial...
Dorchester
Dorchester Borough Gardens Features fully enclosed play area which has facilities for all age groups including a summer splash pool! Other features include adult sized trim trail, tennis courts, ornate fountain and a cool sundial!
Dorchester
The Keep Military Museum Military Museum covering the history of the regiments of Devon and Dorset over three hundred years. A number of exhibits, including lots of medals and weapons. An excellent view from the top if you like heights
Dinosaur Museum (6 miles)
Dorchester
Dinosaur Museum Britain's only museum solely devoted to dinosaurs and their fascinating world.Actual fossils, skeletons, and life size dinosaur reconstructions combine with hands onand multimedia displays to excite, enthral, and entertain the visitor.
Dorchester
The Tutankhamun Exhibition Meticulously recreated chambers and treasures (plus the genuine articles too) provide a thrilling historical experience akin to discovering the tomb yourselves without the curses!
Dorchester
Dorset Teddy Bear Museum Visit Edward Bear and his family of people sized bears, in loveable Teddy Bear House! It's really just bears… but there are loads and loads of them!
Dorchester
Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park Modest domestic animal park and pleasant gardens to keep your little ones busy while your big ones use the college Adventure Days to try archery, orienteering, high and low ropes courses, canoeing and kayaking!
Weymouth
Abbotsbury Playground Free playground with great equipment for 2s to 10s and lots of space, which is run, insured and maintained by local volunteers, so be nice and tidy please!
Weymouth
Abbotsbury Childrens Farm A family friendly farm with an undercover play area and plenty of friendly animals to meet, feed and cuddle, including guinea pigs, lambs, goats and more! Tractor races and Pony rides to enjoy plus a new water play area! And they do Birthday parties too.
Weymouth
Abbotsbury Swannery This is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans! The kids should take cameras and sketchbooks plus binoculars for elusive cygnets. It's also been used as a location for Harry Potter filming!
Portland
Portland Bill Lighthouse Learn about the historical importance of lighthouses, study the tumultuous sea here, gets hands on with the interactive exhibits and take a stormy journey "Into The Dark"!
Weymouth
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens Beautiful and historic gardens with charming features to appeal to kids, like a play area, bridged waterways, sculpture trail and a secret walk! Dogs on leads welcome.
Dorchester
Athelhampton House and Gardens Stunning Tudor Great Hall and gallery with its own estate church and surrounding gardens with 9 metre tall pyramid yew trees, octagonal pond and lots of hidden corners to explore.
The Tank Museum (10 miles)
Bovington
The Tank Museum Houses the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles from unique World War 1 tanks onwards. The Museum has a collection of almost 300 vehicles from over 26 countries.
Wareham
Lulworth Equestrian Centre BHS approved facility offering lessons for 4 years plus, largely off road hacking and cross country route with varying jumps.
West Lulworth
Durdle Door Beach Grand and famous landscape with sandy beach and acceptable swimming though no lifeguard cover.
Monkey World (11 miles)
Wareham
Monkey World is a 65 acre woodland park which is home to over 230 rescued and endangered apes and monkeys! Keeper talks, guided tours and information on conservation work too.
Dorchester
Badger Watch Dorset An evening in the country the kids will never forget: their high quality hides have recorded a 100% sightings record over the last three years, so you are virtually guaranteed to see some of these wonderful creatures foraging for food under the floodlights.
Wareham
Wareham Boat Hire is a boat hire company offering Motor Boats, Kayaks, Canoes, Paddle Boards and Rowing Boats for hire on the beautiful River Frome from Wareham. We also offer BCU courses, paddle power, cruises and boat trips!
The Blue Pool (15 miles)
Wareham
The Blue Pool Amazing natural water feature with turquoise colouring, plus estate to explore with 3 playgrounds and a squirrel sculpture trail. Kids will also love the Wareham Bears collection.
Corfe Castle (17 miles)
Wareham
Corfe Castle Explore the ruins and enjoy regular costumed historical re-enactments. There is a family guide and a free children's quiz trail, plus extra activities laid on during the school holidays!
Corfe
The Corfe 4 Kids Treasure Trail Discover the amazing ruins of the castle while solving the clues around Corfe on this family friendly self-guided Treasure Trail adventure!
Wareham
Corfe Castle Model Village Visit us and see what the castle and village would have looked like before its destruction by Cromwell’s troops in 1646. Set in an acre of landscaped gardens, we are the ideal place for a lazy few hours for both young and old alike.
Farmer Palmers (17 miles)
Poole
Farmer Palmers Hands-on animal events, outdoor play, indoor soft play areas plus toddler and baby facilities. Serving home cooked food in large restaurant, your children will have a fun day whatever the weather!
Swanage
Putlake Adventure Farm 30 acres of fun, lots of farm animals with feeding opportunities, 3 level indoor soft play centre, bouncy castles, trampolines, outdoor play area with sandpits, pedal go karts, pedal tractors and full size tractor trailer rides.
Blandford
Blandford Leisure Centre Water cannons, bubble bath, and the waterslide are just some of the exciting water features in the leisure during Water Wonderland Sessions.
Sturminster Newton
Coolplay Indoor Soft Play Centre Multi level adventure play frame inside; outside features include bouncy castle, trampolines, bungee run, sumo wrestling, gladiator duelling, pedal karts, inflatable assault course and ride on tractors.
Poole
Upton Country Park There are tree, nature and orienteering trails, plus harbourside bird hide, Segway Trail and a water feature which children are welcome to play in.
Poole
Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum Free museum and interactive trail to experience the heritage and environment of the area. Access to Scaplen’s Court Museum and Herb garden late May to December
Poole Pottery (21 miles)
Poole
Poole Pottery Watch the Master potter at work, browse the artistic creations and then try your own hand at the pot biz! A pleasing stop for creative types especially if you're as happy looking as you are painting.
Sandbanks Beach (21 miles)
Poole
Sandbanks Beach Regular Blue Flag award winner with literally everything you could want for a family beach day, amenities and amusements, activities and hire equipment.
Brownsea Island (21 miles)
Poole Harbour
Brownsea Island A peaceful island of woodland, wetland and heath with a rich diversity of wildlife for you to visit. Visitor Centre full of history mystery, plus a number of great trails to follow.
Swanage Railway (21 miles)
Swanage
Swanage Railway Experience a unique journey through 6 miles of beautiful scenery, passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle, to the beach at Swanage. 4 stations to visit, with museums to discover, plus a great variety of local and Railway events.
Crazy Monsters (21 miles)
Blandford Forum
Crazy Monsters RoSPA inspected adventure soft play facility, with masses of slick slides and great classic features, and a separate 2 tier toddler zone exclusive to 4 years and under with their own slide and ball pit.
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Weymouth as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower and Pirate Adventure Golf, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Weymouth can enjoy it too!

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