"The house is lovely - great for a large group of 10 of us. The location is amazing, right next to the beach and with a lovely deck with a view out to the sea. Tracy even left us some gifts for our arrival day. Would definitely recommend!” 

Michelle, LONDON


“Thanks so much for leaving our house spotless.  It was lovely to come home to that.  Thanks for all your hard work this year in renting out our properties.  It has been a pleasure to work with you.”  

John, CHRISTCHURCH


“Your property is lovely, perfect location, a fabulous home from home, we've had a great week here and will definitely book again, many thanks again.”  

Tracy, NEWBURY

Things to do in Dorset

Tank Museum

 Bovington, Wool, Dorset. BH20 6JG. 
 01929 405096 
 www.tankmuseum.co.uk 

The Tank Museum brings history to life with the world's best collection of tanks and action packed live displays during school holidays. See almost 300 vehicles as you explore five powerful exhibitions, including; "The Tank Story", "Battlegroup Afganistan", "The Discovery Centre", "The Trench Experience", and new for 2014 "Warhorse to Horsepower"

 

Brownsea Island

 Poole Harbour, Poole, Dorset BH13 7EE. 
 01202 707744 
 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brownsea-island/

Famous for our red squirrels, wildlife and Scouting. Brownsea Island is dramatically located in Poole Harbour, with spectacular views across to the Purbeck Hills. Thriving natural habitats - including woodland, heathland and a lagoon - create a unique haven for wildlife, such as the rare red squirrel and a wide variety of birds, including dunlin, kingfishers, common and sandwich terns and oystercatchers. 

 

The Dinosaur Museum

 Icen Way, Dorchester. DT1 1EW.
 01305 269880
 www.thedinosaurmuseum.com 

Come and explore the enthralling world of dinosaurs in Britain's original dinosaur museum. The Museum combines fossils, skeletons and life-size dinosaur reconstructions with hands on, interactive and AV displays. Regularly featured on TV - this all weather attraction is great fun and a must for kids and families. 

Farmer Palmer's Farm Park

 4 miles from Poole in Organford near Poole BH16 6EU. Clearly signposted from the A35 and A351.
 01202 622022 
 shop@farmerpalmers.co.uk 
 www.farmerpalmers.co.uk 

Award winning Farmer Palmer's Farm Park is designed specifically for children 8 years and under. Our knowledgeable team are dedicated to giving you an action packed fun days out. Many attractions claim to be all-weather and Farmer Palmers really is, from indoor play to "deer safari" there are activities every half hour and more! Superb interactive animal events, tractor rides and woodland walk. It represents great value for money and a full day of entertainment.

Go Ape! Live Life Adventurously!

Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, 
Nr Ringwood. BH24 2ET.
 0845 643 9248 
 goape.co.uk/days-out/moors-valley     

Set in a Great Park with Adventures for Everyone. 
Our 'classic' Tree Top Adventure - We'll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain's most breathtaking scenery.

 

Splashdown

 Tower Park, Poole, Dorset. BH12 4NY.
 01202 716123  
 www.splashdownwaterparks.co.uk  

Experience some of the UK's most exciting water flumes at the South's favourite waterpark. Complete with café and sun terraces; whether it's thrilling tubes, tumbling twists, downpours & deluges or interactive waterplay in our under 8's splashzone & learner pool - from big kids to little ones - it's flumin' good fun for everyone! Seasonal rides are all open from May Day weekend through to October half-term. 


Swanage Railway

 Swanage Railway Co. Ltd, Station House, Swanage, Dorset. BH19 1HB.
 01929 425800 
 www.swanagerailway.co.uk  

What better than a leisurely trip behind an historic steam engine through an area of outstanding natural beauty. The journey between Norden Park and Ride and Swanage takes you through the beautiful Purbeck countryside including stunning views of the ruins of Corfe Castle. Parking is available at Swanage and Norden Park & Ride. 

 

Studland Beach

 Studland, near Swanage, Dorset. 
 01929 450500 
 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/studland-beach/

A glorious slice of natural coastline in Purbeck featuring a four-mile stretch of golden, sandy beach, with gently shelving bathing waters and views of Old Harry Rocks and the Isle of Wight. Ideal for water sports and includes the most popular naturist beach in Britain. The heathland behind the beach is a haven for native wildlife and features all six British reptiles.  

 

The Blue Pool and Wareham Bears

Signposted off the A351 south of Wareham. 
BH20 5AR.
 01929 551408
 www.bluepooluk.com

This Magical Pool surrounded by tranquil woods and heathland crisscrossed by sandy paths which lead up to views of the Purbeck Hills or down steps to the waters edge, let your imagination take you to many mysterious places. The Teahouse will then welcome you with a delicious luncheon or a cream tea with homemade scones. Don't forget to visit the gift shop before entering the facinating world of the Wareham Bears. 

 

The Tutankhamun Exhibition

 High West Street, in the centre of Dorchester. 
 DT1 1UW.
 01305 269571 
 www.tutankhamun-exhibition.co.uk

Be there at the world's greatest discovery of ancient treasure and experience its wonder and excitement. Tutankhamun's tomb, treasures and mummy are superbly recreated in this stunning exhibition. An experience spanning time itself. Frequently featured on television, it is not to be missed.  

 

Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park

 Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SX.
 01305 788255. Info & Bookings: 0871 423 2110*  
 www.visitsealife.com/weymouth 

• Discover over 1000 creatures • Walk through our amazing underwater tunnel • Have fun on our great kids rides • Get wet at Splash Zone, complete with water jets, slide and splashpool • Grab a bite to eat at our café • Plus so much more! "Claws! Rockpool Adventure" - Hold a spider crab; Dodge the surge wave and see what lies beneath with an underwater viewing bathyscope! Plus....Fantastic Events Calendar! Check the website for more details! 

Weymouth Sea Life Tower

 The Quay, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8DX.
 www.weymouth-tower.com

Soaring high above the resort's Festival Pier the new Weymouth SEA LIFE Tower will provide up to 70 passengers at a time with stunning panoramic views of the Jurassic coastline and out over Weymouth Bay, Chesil Beach and Portland. Climbing to 53 metres above sea level, it will also offer early customers a birds-eye view of the sailing action. Check the website for further details.  

Abbotsbury Swannery

Off the main A35 on the B3157 between Weymouth 
and Bridport. DT3 4JG. 
 01305 871858  
 www.abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk

On the World Heritage Coast. Dorset's World Famous Sanctuary. See over 600 free flying friendly swans, baby swans hatching mid-May to June end. Mass feeding 12 noon and 4pm daily. The Giant Swan Maze opens May half term. Snacks, lunches and teas served in the licensed Kennels Café by the swinging nest children's play area.  

 

Adventure Wonderland

 Opposite Bournemouth Airport. BH23 6BA.
 01202 483444 
 www.adventurewonderland.co.uk

Dorset's number one family theme park. A full day's fun whatever the weather, combining the outside park and rides with the indoor adventure play centre, Wild Thing! With over 30 rides and attractions including new Battle Boats Water Ride, Dragon's Drop Megaslide and Cuddle Corner Farm. Also shows in the Happydrome Theatre and our vast natural maze.