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For anyone looking for a family holiday, Dorset is the place to go. A gorgeous rural area in the South West, where you can find the famous fossil filled Jurassic Coast, its rolling landscape and its picturesque views. With some of the best beaches, castles, parks and holiday resorts in the country, it’s no wonder so many people are rediscovering the British holiday location.
There are some fantastic places to bring your kids along for a peaceful holiday around Dorset. Places like the idyllic Hogchester Cottage, one of the most beautiful child friendly cottages Dorset has to offer. There’s a variety of fun child-friendly activities for you and your kids to take part in, including nature trails, trampolining, table tennis, and so much more. There are fun animal and bird sanctuaries nearby for all your wildlife loving kids to enjoy, and the local area is easy to navigate and filled with exciting adventures like the famous Jurassic Coast and Durdle Door.
There are many things to see and visit including the glamourous Sandbanks in Poole, this is a beautiful stretch of soft, clean sand for everyone in the family to enjoy. Other attractions in Poole include the exciting Splashdown Waterpark, the fun-filled Tower Park, and the mysterious Adventure Wonderland in Christchurch. There’s also the Monkey World refuge nearby for all your little monkeys to find a few friends to hang around with.
The ancient county town of Dorchester is only a few miles away from Poole. The prehistoric roots of Dorset are rich around this area, with the historical sites of Maumbury Rings and Maiden Castle for any budding history buffs. Any young boy will be excited by the thought of the Dinosaur Museum found nearby, and there’s more than just history to enjoy if your little ones are yawning at the thought of it. There’s the fun Abbotsbury Farm Park and Weymouth Sea Life Park to be wowed at as well.
There are so many wonderful attractions around Dorset for you and your family to enjoy, and plenty of child friendly holidays to take advantage of. If you’ve ever worried that you won’t be able to take a break while looking after your children, take a look at what amazing holidays you can find for both you and your kids and prepare to be amazed.