Best Activity Centres In Dorset

We've rounded up the best activity centres in Dorset in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 26 Dorset activity centres to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the activity centres we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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StreetLight Centre

  • Wimborne Minster
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

StreetLight Centre Streetlight's skate park is 2500 sq foot in size, squeezed into a renovated warehouse just outside of Wimborne. With so many diffe...

Go Ape Moors Valley

  • Ringwood
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Fancy an aerial adventure your kids will talk about for years to come? Head out to Go Ape Moors Valley - with 1,000m of high ropes and a quadruple se...

Slades Farm Skate Park

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Slades Farm Skate Park is a family skate park for in blading, roller skating and BMXing! It's unsupervised so be sure to keep an eye on them and also...

Jungle Jungle Indoor Play Centre2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Yeovil
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Jungle Jungle Indoor Play Centre is the wildest indoor adventure land for all explorers! They have a large playframe for the older children packed fu...

RockReef

  • Bournemouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

A day out to RockReef will not be short of action and adventure! There are 28 indoor climbing challenges to choose from, suitable from ages 4 and up,...

Snowtrax

  • Christchurch
  • Outdoor
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

With so much to offer,, Snowtrax is not just an outdoor Ski Slope with dedicated Ski and Snowboard tuition. When combined with a fantastic Alpine Adv...

ALTITUDE High Ropes Adventure

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Looking for an outdoor activity for the whole family? Face the heights of the ALTITUDE High Ropes Adventure course in Bournemouth and take on 5 diffe...

Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre

  • Bransgore
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Outdoors are the name of the game, literally, at Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Centre! It’s a hub for adventure tucked deep in the New Forest. When they say o...

The New Forest Paddle Sport Company

  • Milford on Sea
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The New Forest Paddle Sport Company The New Forest Paddle Sport Company is based in the beautiful village of Milford on Sea. We offer you the chance...

Island Planetarium

  • Yarmouth
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Island Planetarium is a great place to have a cosmic time with the kids and stimulate your imagination as you travel on a fascinating journey through...

New Forest Activities

  • Beaulieu
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Experience the joys of the great outdoors with a huge selection of safe and fun family experiences at New Forest Activities. From canoeing and kayaki...

Middlemoor Water Park

  • Woolavington
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

A super friendly crew of aquatic masters offering expert tuition to get you started on their water ski, wakeboard, jet ski and karting facilities! Ev...

Jungle Jeans

  • Southampton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

A truly magical experience awaits you at Jungle Jeans. Discover the sights and sounds of the play frame jungle while the adults sit back, relax and e...

The Outdoor Sports Centre

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

The Outdoor Sports Centre offers a huge range of space and equipment for active activities including cricket pitches, multi-purpose pitches for footb...

Hood Archery

  • Axbridge
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Ever wanted to give archery a go? At Hood Archery activity centre in Axbridge you can do just that AND you can also travel through time and around th...

Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre offers adventurous activities for families, adults and kids from the age of 8 years. Activities include: Climbing,...

Mendip Activity Centre3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Churchill
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

At Mendip Activity Centre there are so many fun ways to spend your family  day out. The centre offers everything from frisbee golf to kayaking, tobog...

Woodland Adventurers

  • Corsham
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Woodland Adventurers offers outdoor activities for children, families and groups aimed at exploring, playing and having the most amazing fun. Kids (a...

Go Ape Southampton

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Sitting right next to the beautiful River Itchen, Go Ape Southampton offers two family-friendly high ropes adventures with stunning views over meadow...

Calshot Activities Centre

  • Southampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Calshot Activities Centre is one of the largest Outdoor Adventure Centres in the UK and its glorious setting gives immediate access to the country's...

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