Durlston Country Park

Durlston Country Park National Nature Reserve is one of the UK's best sites for wildlife, with hundreds of acres of wildflower meadows, sea cliffs, woodland, superb coastal walking and spectacular views. Durlston Castle features exhibitions, a cafe, shop and gallery and a Ranger is always on hand to help you get the most out of your day. Durlston Castle features colourful interactive displays, live wildlife cameras, a fossil room, and family-friendly exhibitions, along with a well-stocked shop. Outside, there are more than 280 acres of countryside to enjoy, bursting with exciting wildlife and 4 Waymarked Trails to help you get the most out of your visit. Family Explorer rucksacks are available to hire from the Castle every day throughout the year and are jam-packed with fun activities for all the family. The bags are designed for families with children aged from 4 to 12 years and take around 2 hours to complete. Lots of children and family events taking place throughout the year, see w

Contact

Telephone
01929 424443
Email
info@durlston.co.uk
Website
http://www.durlston.co.uk

Venue

Venue address
Durlston Country Park
Swanage
Dorset
Postcode
BH19 2JL
Locality
Purbeck

Other information

Availability
Weekend
All year
Weekday
Daytime
Term Time
School Holidays
Additional Information
Children's Activity Trail Books full of games, puzzles and quizzes are available for the Clifftop and Woodland Trails, from the Castle for just £1. Visit website for further information. This service accepts the Dorset Max Card for families of children and young people who are disabled, young carers, children in care and some care leavers: www.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/maxcard.
Age Range
0 years 0 months to 0 years 0 months

Accessibility

Parking availability information
There is a large pay and display car-park, with marked disabled parking bays.
Toilet facility information
Toilets are located at the Castle and Learning Centre and include toilets for disabled visitors and nappy changing facilities.

Journey Planner

Address: Durlston Country Park  Swanage  Dorset