Local Attractions

There are lots of local things to see and do


The Isle of Purbeck is a mecca for walkers, Mountain bikers and even surfers (Kimmeridge Bay) Sailing, windsurfing and Kite Surfing are abundant in nearby Poole Harbour (2nd largest natural harbour in the World) and Horse riding, Sea Kayaking at the famous unspoilt Studland beach which features 3 separate parking areas, 2 cafes. Sea fishing is available within 10 minutes drive and Mountain Bike Hire is available from Wareham Railway Station and the Park and Ride for Corfe Castle railway.

Corfe Castle is 10 miles from Lulworth Cove, 20 miles from Dorchester and 10 miles from Bournemouth with attractions such as Bovington Tank Museum and Monkey World only a short drive from the Cottage.

See more of what the Isle of Purbeck and Dorset has to offer at the following websites:

Monkey World ~
A fun day out for all the family.

Bovington Tank Museum ~
Worldwide military history.

Dorset Mill House Cider Museum ~
Dorset Mill House Cider Museum.

The Jurassic Coast ~
World Heritage site and one of the most beautiful coastlines.

The Sea life centre ~
Sea life park and marine sanctuary.

Brewers Quay ~
Amid the labyrinth of paved courtyards and cobbled streets
nestles a unique Shopping Village.

Abbotsbury ~
Village, Swannery, Gardens & Childrens’ Farm.

Dorset County Museum ~
Dorset’s rich history unfolds in a range of fascinating displays.

The Tutankhamun Exhibition ~
A spectacular recreation of Tutankhamun’s tomb.

Corfe Castle ~
The thousand-year-old castle is an iconic survivor of the
English Civil War.

Swanage Railway ~
Dorset’s premier standard gauge preserved steam railway.