We are lucky enough to live in a part of the country where there is lots to see and do. Here are just a few ideas. Please click on the graphics to visit the websites.

Closest of all, historic Poole with its wonderful Quay, great shopping, cafes and bars:


Lovely boat trips to Brownsea Island and around the harbour:

Brownsea Island Ferries

One of Dorset’s best kept secrets:

The Blue Pool & Teahouse

If gardens are ‘your thing’ you could try these:

Athelhampton House & Gardens

Compton Acres

Knoll Gardens

Or perhaps a trip to the Isle of Purbeck, gateway to the stunning Jurassic Coast:

Jurassic Coast

Something a little different? How about Monkey World:

Monkey World

Or a trip back in time on Swanage Railway:

Swanage Railway

Ready for the big guns? The world famous Tank Museum:

Tank Museum

For history buffs, the superb Sherbourne Castle:

Sherborne Castle

Corfe Castle:

Corfe Castle

Or Nothe Fort:

Nothe Fort

And if after all that a little retail therapy is in order, then both the county town of Dorchester and Bournemouth are within easy reach.