Wildlife and Nature in Dorset

Whatever the weather Bournemouth and Poole has plenty to keep the whole family entertained. With plenty of indoor and outdoor attractions, miles of golden beaches, a huge harbour for watersports fans and pretty parks and gardens to enjoy, you won't get bored here!

Please be aware that many venues still require you to book in advance so get in there early to avoid disappointment! It is strongly advised that you check with your venue before you visit for up to date visitors information.


Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre


City Cruises Poole

Greenslade Pleasure Boats

Ham Common Nature Reserve

Alum Chine

Brownsea Island National Trust

Brownsea Island Nature Reserve

Oceanarium: The Bournemouth Aquarium

- Upcoming Events -

The Coastal Comedy Show with headliner Andrew Bird


Swanage Carnival Week

Pat McManus at Madding Crowd