Discover 185 million years of Earth’s history along 95 miles of the Dorset and East Devon coast. Recognised by the UNESCO. Forms part of England’s only natural world heritage site.
This attractive town lies between 2 rivers - the Piddle and the Frome. Its lively quay offers an array of activities - from boat hire, weekly markets to great open air summer concerts.
This iconic bay has a great beach with numerous water based activities and has one of the oldest pubs in Dorset. It is also close to the famous rock formation of Durdle Door.
Steeped in history - the castle ruins dominate the landscape whilst below them the beautiful village of Corfe offers great pubs and coffee shops and a model village.
A must for everyone visiting the area. The steam train runs from the Corfe to Swanage through the Dorset countryside.
Monkey World (Ape Rescue Centre)
Assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. At the centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups.
The Tank Museum is a collection of armoured fighting vehicles at Bovington Camp in Dorset. Large display of tanks with interactive activities and regular exhibitions and events, plus a shop.
Bring your bikes or hire them from Cycleexperience which is located at the station and within a 5 minute walk of Twiga House. Lockable facilities available at the B and B. We are on the edge of Wareham Forest -with endless trails and cycle tracks. Also great for walkers. The Isle of Purbeck offers an amazing selection of safe, traffic-free cycling within just over 2 hours train journey time from London. Wareham is the main gateway to many of the cycle routes.
Lulworth Equestrian Centre - 01929 400396 Lulworth Equestrian Centre is a BHS approved riding and livery establishment. Situated in the heart of the Dorset countryside, with a range of ponies from 11 hands to horses up to 16.3 hands, suitable for a variety of ages and abilities.
There are several excellent golf courses within a 5 mile radius, namely Wareham, golf club and the East Dorset which offers 3 18 hole courses and has an excellent club house.