Holiday Attractions Purbeck and Dorset
Purbeck has many lovely holiday locations to enjoy. Here is a brief description of some rural and seaside locations on the Isle of Purbeck and the cottages available for self catering holidays.
Corfe Castle, Dorset
A lovely place to explore and discover the local history. This ruined castle enjoys beautiful views over the surrounding countryside and over to Studland and Poole Harbour. The National Trust who administer the site also have games and events for children.Address: Corfe Castle, Dorset Telephone: 01929 481294
Durlston Country Park
This coastal nature reserve and castle is a beautiful spot to enjoy the Purbeck Coast which forms part of the Jurassic Coast. From Durlston it is possible to view all sorts of wildlife including puffins and occasionally dolphins. Can be reached within 25mins via the Coastal Path from Swanage.Website: www.durlston.co.uk Telephone: 01929 424443
Arne Nature Reserve
Arne (nr Corfe Castle), Dorset
A chance to walk and see some rare bird and gracefully deer. Beautiful moorland covered in heather and crisscrossed with footpaths.
Arne is on the edge of Poole Harbour and you get views of Brownsea Island and the town of Poole in the distance.Website: www.rspb.org.uk/arne/
Swanage Steam Railway
Swanage to Corfe Castle
The Dorset Steam Railway takes us back to the golden age of steam by offering a fun packed and informative day out. Apart from rides on the steam trains there is a walk, a museum, a cafe and a childrens play area.Website: swanagerailway.co.uk
Moors Valley Country Park
Ashley Heath, Dorset
It's for anyone who likes to live life adventurously - you don’t have to be a seasoned explorer to enjoy a Go Ape experience! Go Ape offers up to three hours of tree top fun. It’s a great way to get outdoors and have some fun.
The Moors Valley GoApe Country Park is within a 40min drive of Purbeck and is a great day out for the whole family.Website: goape.co.uk
The Space - Yogas
The Space is a beautiful community based yoga space in a very special part of Dorset – Studland, surrounded by stunning countryside and just minutes from the beach. Formerly a Wesleyan Chapel, we are currently renovating it to create a light, bright and warm practice space.Website: yogaatthespace.com