Dorset – Things To Do

Farmer Palmers Farm

Acres of fun for 0-8 year olds. Animal activities every hour, interactive sessions feed the lambs, groom a pony or tickle a pig. Explore the natural play areas for hours of fun with different events throughout the year.
Wareham Road, Organford, Poole BH16 6EU

Monkey World

A 65 acre park home to TV’s Monkey Life. A sanctuary for rescued and endangered primates from around the world. Guided tours and talks are available giving an insight to their lives. Kids can enjoy the Great Ape Adventure Play Area.
Longthorns, Bovinton, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6HH

Donkey Walking Adventures

Experience owning a donkey for the day. Practice getting him ready and taking him for a leisurely walk along the bridleways. This relaxing experience is suitable for all ages. Booking essential.
17 Stonewater House, Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3LW


An all action waterpark with some of the UK’s best flumes with 13 rides to choose from. Under 8’s can enjoy the interactive play areas and a toddler pool for under 6 years. Enjoy hours of fun or relax in the spa and sun terrace or cafe.
Tower Park, Yarrow Road, Poole, Dorset BH12 4NY

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

A Victorian walled garden set in 20 acres of woodland valley. Childrens play area and nature trail. Relax in the colonial style teahouse with veranda over the sunken garden. A multi award winning day out.
Abbotsbury, Weymouth, Dorset DT3 4LA