Fantasy Island is an amusement park within Bowleaze Cove and provides entertainment for the whole family. Fantasy Island has a wide range of rides including spinning tea pot, big wheel, Read more [...]
Heading to Dorset and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Dorset coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Dorset day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Dorset activity.
Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre has amazing fossil collections and provides information on fossils, fossil hunting and the local coastal and marine wildlife. Throughout the year we run guided fossil hunting Read more [...]
The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester is totally devoted to dinosaurs and is the only one of it’s kind in the United Kingdom. The life size reconstructions really get the kids Read more [...]
The Cobb is a curving sea wall built at the end of the 13th Century to provide safe anchorage. The Cobb is a must to visit on foot with a Read more [...]
Wimborne Minster has changed over the centuries. The first church on this site was founded in 705 but the earlest part of today’s church id the eastern 12th century tower. Read more [...]
The Waterfront Museum or Poole Museum is almost on Poole Quay giving visitors fantastic views of Poole Harbour and the Old Town. Built to display the history and culture of Read more [...]
The Abbey Church of St Mary the Virgin, also known as Sherborne Abbey, has been a Saxon cathedral (705–1075), a Benedictine abbey (998–1539), and now stands as a beautiful parish church. Today you can see parts Read more [...]
The Russel Cotes Art Gallery and Museum is located next to the Royal Bath Hotel on East Cliff. The building itself is a Grade II listed building originally known as East Read more [...]
The Lyme Regis Museum is also known as the Philpot Museum as it was commissioned in 1901 by Thomas Philpot, a relative of the fossil collector Elizabeth Philpot. Elizabeth Philpot befriended Mary Anning when Anning Read more [...]
Nothe Fort is at the entrance to Weymouth Harbour, constructed on three levels, with lift access, the Fort is filled with displays, guns and display areas that describe the history Read more [...]
Maumbury Rings is a Neolithic henge within the town of Dorchester in Dorset, England. The rings are a large circular earthwork, 85 metres in diameter, with a single bank and Read more [...]
The Durlstone Head Globe is on the cliffs of Durlston Head and is often refered to as the “Large Globe” or the “Great Globe”. Erected 1891 the globe is constructed Read more [...]