Sandford enjoys a privileged spot. Just on its doorstep lies Poole, a watersports hub with excellent restaurants and quaint harbourside buildings which overlook tranquil Brownsea Island – a woodland nature reserve that’s a haven for birds and red squirrels.
Neighbouring Sandbanks is famed for its exclusive residences and its pristine beach. While nearby Bournemouth Beach is hard to beat. Elsewhere along the coast, the mysteries of the Jurassic Coast await, including the breath-taking natural wonders of Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove.Request a brochure Arrange a visit
The New Forest
Discover the forest's hidden gems on foot, bicycle or by horseback. Experience one of the many events held throughout the year to help you get close to nature.
The second largest natural harbour in the world, and alive with gift shops, cafés, restaurants, a model railway, aquarium and more.
A must-see landmark along the Jurassic Coastline, the magnificent cove is one of the most photographed points on the coast.
A 65 acre ape rescue centre that's home to 150 primates of 15 different species. Keep the kids busy all day in the woodland walk, pets encounter and play areas.
Discover the best kept secrets of the deep and come face to face with some amazing marine life at Oceanarium in Bournemouth.
Famous for its beautiful natural harbour and the stunning Sandbanks Beach, Poole is a haven for water sports fans. As well as this Poole offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, theatres and much more.
A busy cosmopolitan seaside resort that boasts a traditional harbour contrasting against a bustling modern town centre.
Dorchester is a beautiful market town which has close links to Thomas Hardy. The town offers many attractions for visitors, including the Keep Military Museum in the centre of the town and the Dorset County Museum.
Wareham is an historic market town dating back to Roman times. Visitors can enjoy walking through the picturesque streets and along the riverbanks, visit its farmers markets or enjoy a drink in one of the many pubs or tearooms.
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