Best Water Days Out In Dorset

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Blandford Leisure Centre

  • Blandford Forum
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Hours spent splashing around in water are a favourite family pastime. Dive on in, soak those toes and allow your little ones to get lost in the world...

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...

Durdle Door Beach

  • West Lulworth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Durdle Door is one of the most photographed landmarks along the Jurassic Coast because of the rock arch in the sea, formed as a result of the softer...

Ringstead Bay

  • Weymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Looking for a quiet beach to escape to with the family? Look no further than Ringstead Bay, where the whole family can spend a nice relaxing day, inc...

Bowleaze Cove

  • Weymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head over to Bowleaze Cove, where you’ll discover a great little beach that’s perfect for a family day out. There’s plenty of opportunities to get yo...

QE Leisure Centre

  • Wimborne Minster
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Getting fit doesn't necessarily mean no fun, especially at QE Leisure Centre. Do lanes or simply splash around in their 25m swimming pool. Scale the...

Lulworth Cove

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Fancy a day spent splashing about in beautiful blue water? Lulworth Cove in Dorset is the place for you then. This sheltered white pebble beach is in...

Worbarrow Bay

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for a quiet beach where you can relax and enjoy a lovely picnic and listening to the waves, then Worbarrow Bay is the place for you...

The Blue Pool5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Lakes

The Blue Pool at Furzebrook is a natural water feature which constantly varies in colour. Very fine clay in suspension in the water diffracts light i...

Weymouth Beach

  • Weymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Weymouth lies within the World Heritage Coast". The central beach is adjacent to the town centre and harbour with lots of activities and amusements d...

Kimmeridge Bay

  • Wareham
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’ve got little marine animal lovers in your midsts, then Kimmeridge Bay is a must stop destination. This rocky beach is teeming with wildlife,...

Sandbanks Beach

  • Poole
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Sandbanks' south east facing beach, a regular Blue Flag award winner, is sheltered and extremely family friendly with golden sands gradually sloping...

The Dolphin Swimming Pool

  • Poole
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

It’s time for the whole family to get active at The Dolphin leisure centre. Along with three swimming pools the centre has a wide range of water acti...

Dorset Waterpark5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Corfe Castle
  • Outdoor
  • Water Parks

This obstacle course is unlike any other…because it's on water! If you're looking for a fun thing to do on a hot day, head to Dorset Waterpark. You h...

Splashdown4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Poole
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Parks

All kids love a good waterpark! And at Splashdown, you don’t need to wait for good weather to make the most of the rides! This all action waterpark h...

Chapmans Pool Beach

  • Swanage
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Head on down to Chapman's Pool, where you’ll find a lovely little cove set into the rolling countryside hills. Once you’ve made your way down the cli...

Bournemouth Alum Chine

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Home to the beautiful Tropical Gardens and has both Green and Blue Flag awards. Alum Chine is a great family friendly area with a pirate-themed child...

Verwood Hub Community & Leisure

  • Verwood
  • Indoor
  • Sports Centres

Run, watch or relax at the Verwood Hub Leisure Centre, and find something to keep your family entertained this week. At the centre’s Potterne Park yo...

Curious About Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Bournemouth is a journey of discovery: an exciting glimpse into what makes this glorious seaside town what it is. Resident or just visi...

Bournemouth Pier

  • Bournemouth
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

If you’re looking for golden sands and rolling blue waves, then Bournemouth Pier is the beach for you. Lined with beach huts that you could hire, it’...

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