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Durlston Country Park

Located one mile from Swanage, Durlston Country Park is a 280 acre countryside paradise with…

City Cruises' boat against the backdrop of white Chalk cliffs on the Jurassic Coast near Swanage

City Cruises Poole have a variety of sightseeing cruises on offer to the public, departing from…

Cumulus Outdoors

Located in Swanage, Dorset, Cumulus offer a rich and varied Residential Programme with adventure…

Lulworth Outdoors

Lulworth Outdoors was established in 2015 by the team at Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre, with the…

A guided walk at the Spyway Dinosaur Footprints, near Worth Matravers in Purbeck, Dorset

Hidden away in Purbeck, within a stone's throw of the Jurassic Coast, is the Spyway Dinosaur…

Stuart Line Cruises

Stuart Line Cruises is a multi-award-winning, family-run business which has now been operating for…

Rebecca at Man o' War Bay

Join Rebecca for an invigorating walking tour of the area around Lulworth Cove. This is a four-hour…

Orcombe Point

The rocks exposed at Orcombe Point embody the opening paragraphs of the story contained within the…

The Ammonite Pavement

Taking a short walk west along Monmouth Beach at low tide will bring you to the Ammonite Pavement -…

Lulworth Fossil Forest

As the Jurassic Period drew to a close, sea levels were falling. Shallow tropical seas gave way to…

Stuart Line Cruises

Stuart Line Cruises is a multi-award-winning, family-run business which has now been operating for…

Swanage lifeboat slide

Swanage Bay’s beaches are sandy, and the bay offers sheltered, clear waters for visitors.

Cumulus Outdoors

Located in Swanage, Dorset, Cumulus offer a rich and varied Residential Programme with adventure…

Bridport Museum

The small Jurassic Coast gallery in Bridport Museum boasts some wonderful specimens of local…

splashdown poole

Join in the flumin’ good fun at one of the south’s best loved family visitor attractions. Dare you…

Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre

Visit Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre to see our amazing fossil collections and find out how to…

The West Dorset Three Peaks Challenge

Our friends at West Dorset Leisure Holidays have put together a great challenge for anyone…

Sidmouth-Museum

At Sidmouth Museum you can see rare reptile fossils and amphibian bones which have been found on…

Studland South Beach

South Beach in Studland Bay is a sandy beach, and is fairly narrow compared to neighbouring…

What's On Highlights

Jurassic Adventurer - Poole/Swanage Sightseeing Cruise

New Cruise for 2024! Working with our partners at Swanage Railway and Go South Coast, you have…

Rocky beach picture, sandy beach picture and map showing meeting point for the walk

Join the Jurassic Coast Trust’s expert Ambassadors for a leisurely, family-friendly walk to…

WESTIVAL

Family fun for everyone- a mini festival in West Moors. This is an annual Community event on Fryer…

Orcombe Point Walk

Join the Jurassic Coast Trust’s expert Ambassadors for a leisurely, family-friendly walk to Orcombe…

Poole boat trip Old Harry Rocks

The Jurassic Coast Trust team up with City Cruises Poole for a leisurely evening cruise along the…

Spyway Dinosaur Footprints - aerial view

Join the Jurassic Coast Trust’s expert Ambassadors for leisurely, family-friendly walks to the…

Poole Jurassic Circular Cruise

Embark on a journey through 185 million years worth of history through Poole Harbour, along the…

Reggae & Rum Sunset Cruise

Sunset Cruise during the peak summer season .Duration is 3 hours around Poole Harbour and the start…

Logo for City Experiences by Hornblower (with a flag)

Enjoy views over Brownsea Island, Sandbanks peninsula, Millionaire’s Row and more on this 70-minute…

Natural England Museaum logo and a picture of a fossil

Horn Park Quarry is the UK’s smallest National Nature Reserve (NNR) and is recognised for its…

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