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Local Attractions

Places to visit on your next holiday

Get out and explore the local surroundings

There is so much to see and do in this beautiful part of the world, from great days out exploring the forests and beaches, to a wide range of world-class attractions to visit. Not only this, but we also have a range of exclusive discounts and special offers to local attractions, just for you, whenever you stay at our parks.

If you’re running out of ideas, here are our recommendations for some great places to take a trip to whilst you’re here. Be sure to check out the exclusive offers available for each too...

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  • Exclusive discounts to selected local attractions, just for our guests!
  • Fantastic days out for all the family
  • Discover historic houses and castles
  • Spend the day at a local theme park
  • Dog-friendly attractions
  • Award winning beaches
  • Areas of outstanding national beauty (AONB)
  • Admire the New Forest's wildlife
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Peppa Pig World

The one and only home of Peppa Pig. A magical part of Paultons Park which hosts 7 themed rides and attractions designed to entertain the younger visitors.
New Childrens Water Ride At Peppa Pig World

Adventure Wonderland

Dorset’s multi award-winning family theme park. Adventure Wonderland has a great range of rides and attractions for younger children, plus meet and greets with popular characters, making it perfect for a family day out.
Adventure wonderland Dorset theme park

Beaulieu

Beaulieu National Motor Museum has over 250 vehicles on display and depicts the history of motoring through the years.
5 Beaulieu National Motor Museum Car Display

Hurst Castle

Come and discover this artillery fortress built by Henry VIII at the seward end of a spit. Commanding the entrance to the Solent it offers one of the best views in England.
Hurst-Castle-on-the-South-Coast

Paultons Park

Home to over 60 rides and attractions, set in over 140 acres of parkland, Paultons Park has everything you could ever ask for from a family theme park.
Local Attractions Paultons Park Rides For The Whole Family V2

Bournemouth and Poole

Home to sandy beaches and scenic quays, Bournemouth and Poole have so much to offer.
The Sandy Beaches Of Bournemouth

Dorset Waterpark

Make a splash at Dorset's inflatable waterpark. Set on two lakes in the Purbeck countryside it features Action Loops, a Trampoline, Slide and much more! Challenge your friends and family to the ultimate aqua adventure...
Dorset-Waterpark-near-Corfe-Castle

Exbury Gardens

Set within a spectacular 200 acre site, Exbury Gardens are home to the world-famous Rothschild Collection, which features a stunning selection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs
Walking Dogs At Exbury Gardens Dog Friendly Attraction

Longdown Activity Farm

A day of farmyard fun for everyone. Get close and personal with your favourite farm animals, from bottle-feeding goats to duckling handling. FREE child entry voucher available from Shorefield main reception!
Feeding goats at Longdown activity farm

Marwell Zoo

Located near Winchester, the 140-acre wildlife park is home to hundreds of animals from endangered Amur tigers, snow leopards and white rhinos to giraffes, hippos and penguins – you’re in for a wild time!
Marwell-Zoo-Red-Pandas-Wildlife-Park

Monkey World

Monkey World is a dedicated rescue centre designed to assist governments world wide to prevent the smuggling of wild primates.
Sample Monkey World

New Forest Activities

Enjoy an exciting range of outdoor activities, from Canoeing, Kayaking, Archery and even Bushcraft. Perfect for couples, families and groups of any size looking for fun in the great outdoors.
Canoeing-and-Kayaking-on-Beaulieu-River-with-New-Forest-Activities

The New Forest National Park

The New Forest is well known for its spectacular heath landscapes, stunning forest trails and free-roaming wildlife. Meet the resident New Forest ponies or, if you're lucky, maybe even some deer!
New Forest Pony In Colourful New Forest Heathland

The New Forest Paddle Sports Company

Based in the beautiful village of Milford on Sea, The New Forest Paddle Sport Company offers you the chance to explore the scenic coastline of the New Forest and beautiful salt marshes by Kayak or Stand Up Paddle Board.
Paddle boarding Hurst Castle Milford on Sea

Rockreef at Bournemouth Pier

Located on Bournemouth Pier, Rockreef is an indoor activity attraction. Try out the Highline high ropes aerial obstacle course, a ‘Leap of Faith’ or even zipwire from one end of the pier to the beach!
Rockreef-at-Bournemouth-pier

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