There’s plenty of climbing and indoor activity on offer at Seal’s Cove. Get out and about on the country roads with kids’, electric, mountain or cyclo-cross bikes from Bridport Cycles. Hunt for Jurassic Coast fossils at Charmouth with UK Fossils. Or find an amazing underwater world at Weymouth Sea Life Centre.
Discover great days out at Dorset Museum, connecting you with 250-million years of local history, and The Dinosaur Museum, with its excavation pit, dinosaur puzzles and scary feely box. Exit through the gift shop. Or book a climbing and bouldering session at Rockburn in Bridport.
Catch some culture at The Electric Palace for theatre and film, Lyme Regis Musical Theatre, the Plaza Cinema or The Odeon in Dorchester. Meet and feed furry friends at Vurlands Animal Park, figure out the willow maze and refuel in the picnic area. Or get down to Symondsbury Estate to meet donkeys, pigs and pygmy goats.
Head back to a golden age of travel on the historic Seaton Tramway through the beautiful Axe Valley. Enjoy over 60 rides, attractions, animals and shows at Crealy Theme Park. Or pack your buckets and spades for great beaches at West Bay, Burton Bradstock and Lyme Regis.
Keep your fitness on point in the pool and gym at Bridport Leisure Centre. Then put the calories right back on with Furleigh Estate’s award-winning still and sparkling English wines, Langham Wine Estate or Dorset Wine Tasting, home to champagne and sparkling wines, liqueurs, spirits and cigars.
Explore Dorset’s Jurassic coast and beautiful Marshwood Vale on horseback with Bidlake Stables. Play scenic golf above East Cliff at Bridport and West Dorset Club and enjoy more clifftop clubbery with sea breezes and coastal views towards Portland Bill at Lyme Regis Golf Club.
Get the whole family down to Tunnel Treetops, an exciting high ropes and zip wire adventure course through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Test yourself with small-bore shooting at The Tunnel, enjoy an oasis of art at Sculpture By The Lakes, or cast off for shore and boat fishing with Lyme Regis Sea Angling Club.
Get out on the choppy waves with a Lyme Bay Rib Charter ride or enjoy a more-placid experience in a rowing boat from West Bay River Boats. Pamper yourself at The Shed, the village spa, visit Thomas Hardy’s cottage, or take a guided tour of Sherborne Abbey. Or live it large at Bridport festivals devoted to food, beer, folk and books.