Things to do in Dorset

Trying to find exciting things to do in Dorset? We can help! The Tourist Trail shows listings for all sorts of Dorset attractions to give you all the ideas and information you need to plan the perfect day out.

Planning a holiday or a short break in Dorset? If you’re looking to explore and see what the area has to offer, visiting attractions in Dorset can be a great way to do this.

Even if you have lived in Dorset for a long time or you know the area very well, sometimes it can be nice to do something different. Why not browse through our listings and see what ideas we have for days out in Dorset?

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Our Dorset attractions listings cover a wide range of options for things to do, so whatever your interests may be, you’ll have plenty of choice.

Love the outdoors? You can choose from high ropes courses, boat rides, and fishing trips. For animal lovers, there are farm parks, aquariums, and equestrian centres, and for history fans, there are stately homes and heritage sites to explore.

If you’re looking for a day out in Dorset to entertain the kids, you can visit family friendly attractions such as Bournemouth Pier. Or for a more grown up day out, why not spend a day touring one of the local breweries?

If you have something specific in mind for the sort of place you would like to visit, or any ‘must-have’ requirements for your day out, such as wheelchair access or something that would be suitable for a rainy day, you can also refine your results using the filters to the left, so that you only see the options that meet your requirements.

Having all the options in one place makes it easier to look through a range of different attractions without having to scour the internet to find each individual website. Once you have decided on the attraction you would like to visit, simply click on the listing to bring up all the information you need to plan your day. With details such as the address, ticket prices, opening hours, contact details, and a location map, you’ll be all set. And keep an eye out on the bottom of each attraction’s full listing page; some will show extra information about any offers, discounts, events, or promotions they are currently running, so you may even be able to save yourself a little money too!

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