We have beautiful beaches at Swanage and Studland where The Sandbanks Ferry marks the beginning of the South West Coast Path. Surfing, sailing, canoeing and water-skiing can all be found at Shell Bay and Studland.
Arne Nature Reserve
Dorset Wildlife Trust
Durlston Country Park
Shell Bay, Poole Quay, Swanage and Weymouth are all great places to start if you enjoy fishing, with boat trips from Poole Quay and Swanage. For golfers why not try the Isle Of Purbeck Golf Club Studland, Swanage, Dorset BH19 3AB Tel: 01929 450361 or Wareham Golf Club Sandford Road, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4DH Tel: 01929 554147.
Horse riding is available from Studland Riding Stables Tel 01929 450273 Ferry Rd, Studland and Lulworth Equestrian Centre 01929 400439 Kennel Farm, Coombe Keynes.
Fancy some cookery classes? Why not try White Pepper Cookery School?
Cycle hire is available at Wareham and Norden station.
corfe-castle.co.uk - website with local events and news.
swanagefolkfestival.co.uk - the amazing annual Swanage folk festival.
swanagecarnival.com - one of the largest carnival events in the country.
swanagerailway.co.uk - our famous steam railway linking Corfe Castle to Swanage by railway.
nationaltrust.org.uk - whats on at the Castle, events, concerts, open air plays.
corfest.co.uk - our famous event for small persons.
purbeckartweeks.co.uk - a link to whats on throughout the year with regards to arts and crafts.
tankmuseum.org - exhibitions including Tankfest, at the famous Bovington Tank Museum.
swanagejazz.org - another one for the diary if you like a bit of jazz.