Best Sightseeing Days Out In Dorset

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Athelhampton House and Gardens

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Athelhampton House and Gardens is a 15th century house with beautiful grounds, dating back to 1891. The Great Hall of this house, built in 1485 would...

Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Even wet weather cannot detract from the beautiful grounds and lake at Kingston Maurward Gardens and Animal Park. This family friendly day out is ide...

The Tank Museum

  • Bovington Camp
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Tank Museum in Bovington Dorset houses the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles from unique World War 1 tanks to t...

Dorset Teddy Bear Museum

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Dorset Teddy Bear Museum is Dorchester's frankly unmissable family museum, with Edward Bear and his own family of people sized bears, set around...

The Dinosaur Museum

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Dinosaur Museum is all about having a roaring good time! It’s unique in that it’s the only British museum devoted solely to dinos with skeletons,...

The Tutankhamun Exhibition

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The marvellous Tutankhamun Exhibition features meticulously recreations of the infamous Tutankhamun's major treasures, wherever possible done in thei...

Dorchester Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Dorchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Bring your little explorers to the Dorchester Mystery Treasure Trail, where history meets mystery… They’ll have to solve a whodunit on the hoof as yo...

The Keep Military Museum

  • Dorchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Keep Military Museum is a striking landmark on the Bridport Road in Dorchester. Completed in 1879, it was designed to resemble a Norman Castle, a...

City Cruises Poole

  • Poole
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Referred to by some as the jewel of England’s south coast, by others as simply a brilliant day out; City Cruises Poole will take you on a journey acr...

Wareham Boat Hire

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Wareham Boat Hire Come and enjoy the river Frome from Wareham. See the yachts, birds and wildlife that frequent this beautiful place. Hire a motor bo...

Fantasy Island Fun Park1 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Weymouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Come to Fantasy Island Fun Park Weymouth - the adventure park made for kids! Here your little ones won’t be turned down because they’re too small, as...

SandWorld Sand Sculpture Park

  • Weymouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

SandWorld International Sand Sculpture Park showcases sand sculptures crafted from Weymouth's iconic natural asset: its golden sand. Weather protecte...

Model Town at Wimborne Minster3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wimborne Minster
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wimborne Minster Model Town was built well over 50 years ago and the superb 1/10th scale models continue to surprise and amaze visitors from all over...

Dreamboats

  • Wimborne Minster
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Get back to nature with Dreamboats , and hire a boat to take you and your family up the River Stour. Get closer to nature in a traditional rowing boa...

Gold Hill Museum and Garden

  • Shaftesbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Gold Hill Museum and Garden Local life and history are portrayed here through artifacts, costume, photos, ceramics, tools, domestic items and the tow...

The Weymouth 4 Kids Treasure Trail

  • Weymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Treasure hunts are a long-held tradition and here’s one tailored specifically for the loot-loving littluns in your gang. Join the Weymouth 4 Kids Tre...

Poole Museum and Scaplens Court museum

  • Poole
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Poole Museum gives you and the kids a great opportunity to discover the colourful history of this ancient port town and the people who lived there. T...

Poole Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Poole
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hook out your magnifying glass and make like Sherlock on the Poole Mystery Treasure Trail. It’s a true test of your skills and tonnes of fun to boot....

Nothe Fort

  • Weymouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

You don't have to be a military enthusiast to enjoy Nothe Fort, it's a great day out for all the family with lots to see and explore, so why not come...

Weymouth Museum

  • Weymouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Go back in time and discover the history of Dorset at Weymouth Museum. Explore the galleries and exhibitions and we’re certain you’ll find something...

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