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Some of the best attractions in Dorset are listed in this website. From history and heritage to family attractions, houses and castles to gardens, steam to pottery, crafts to animals and shopping to tranquil tea houses. Value for money brought to you in true Best…
Area:
Dorset
Website:
www.dorsetattractions.co.uk/
The Museum is a thatched building prominently located in the centre of the town in Market Place. Permanent exhibits in the Museum cover aspects of the main history of the town. These include the rise and fall of the cattle market, the history of the…
Area:
Sturminster Newton
Locality
North Dorset
Telephone:
01258 471878
Website:
sturminsternewton-museum.co.uk/
Address
Sturminster Museum, Sturminster Newton,  Dorset,  DT10 1AN
At Burngate stone carving centre we run family stone carving sessions every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during the main school holidays and on Saturdays throughout the year. These sessions are suitable for ages 6 to 80+ years.
Area:
Swanage
Locality
Purbeck
Telephone:
01929 439405
E-mail:
info@burngatestonecentre.co.uk
Website:
www.burngatestonecentre.co.uk/.../family.html
Address
Burngate Stone Carving Centre Kingston Road,  Langton Matravers,  Swanage,  Dorset,  BH19 3BE
The library offers access to a wide range of services including books for adults and young people, feature films and music to hire, reference and information services, library gets lively and rhyme time sessions. It also provides free Wi-Fi and internet access. A 24/7 returns…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 224440
E-mail:
dorchesterlibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Address
South Walks House, Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1EE
The library offers access to a wide range of services including books for adults and young people, regular library gets lively sessions for under 5 year olds, feature films and music to hire, reference and information services, local history. Internet access for all.
Area:
Wimborne
Locality
East Dorset
Telephone:
01202 659755
E-mail:
corfemullenlibrary@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Website:
www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/.../corfemullenlibrary
Address
Corfe Mullen Library 54 Wareham Road,  Corfe Mullen,  Wimborne,  Dorset,  BH21 3LE
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium is a traditional family run attraction which prides itself on offering visitors a fun and interactive insight into the sea creatures which inhabit our local waters. Situated at the end of the Cobb, Lyme's iconic harbour wall, our mission is to…
Area:
Lyme Regis
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01297 444230
Mobile: 07903 955300
E-mail:
info@lymeregismarineaquarium.co.uk
Website:
www.lymeregismarineaquarium.co.uk
Address
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium The Cobb,  Lyme Regis,  Dorset,  DT7 3JJ
The Ancient Technology Centre is an outdoor education centre operated by Dorset Council, which provides authentic historical experiences, which is linked to the national curriculum. We believe that children should explore their surroundings, environment and history through an exciting blend of full-scale building projects and…
Area:
Wimborne
Locality
East Dorset
Telephone:
01725 517618
E-mail:
atc@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk
Website:
ancienttechnologycentre.com/
Address
Cranborne Ancient Technology Centre Damerham Road,  Cranborne,  Wimborne,  Dorset,  BH21 5RP
The Swanage Railway offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway. Steam and diesel galas, Family events plus regular Evening Dining and Sunday Lunch services complement themed events such as our highly popular Santa Special trains…
Area:
Swanage
Locality
Purbeck
Telephone:
01929 425800
Fax: 01929 475208
E-mail:
info@swanagerailway.co.uk
Website:
www.swanagerailway.co.uk
Address
Swanage Railway Co Ltd Station House,  Swanage,  Dorset,  BH19 1HB
We are a family friendly museum and we attract all ages. We aim to educate, inspire and honour the sacrifices made by the members of our Regiments. Our displays cover four floors and take you on a 300 year journey through military history. Our artefacts…
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
Purbeck
Telephone:
01305 264066
E-mail:
info@keepmilitarymuseum.org
Website:
www.keepmilitarymuseum.org/
Address
The Keep Bridport Road,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1RN
A spectacular recreation of Tutankhamun's tomb and treasures. This internationally acclaimed exhibition spans time itself. Extensively featured on television throughout the world. Full school service plus specialist Egyptian shop including books. Fun and educational for the whole family.
Area:
Dorchester
Locality
West Dorset
Telephone:
01305 269571
E-mail:
info@tutankhamun-exhibition.co.uk
Website:
www.tutankhamun-exhibition.co.uk
Address
The Tutankhamun Exhibition 25 High West Street,  Dorchester,  Dorset,  DT1 1UW