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Dorset - Outdoor Activities

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Land & Wave (Swanage)
Ranked #1 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Land & Wave are Dorset’s biggest and best Adventure Sport provider. Thousands of people come coasteering, climbing, kayaking... more » Owner description: Land & Wave are Dorset’s biggest and best Adventure Sport provider. Thousands of people come coasteering, climbing, kayaking and more with us every year and we are very proud of our customer feedback. Land & Wave also provide bushcraft, big tree climbing and much more. « less
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Ranked #2 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Coasteering and Adventure Activities in Dorset with Cumulus OutdoorsWe have our own private parking facility. No other... more » Owner description: Coasteering and Adventure Activities in Dorset with Cumulus OutdoorsWe have our own private parking facility. No other provider has thisWe have our own changing rooms. You won't be changing in a car parkWe always have two Coasteering guides in the water for your excitement and safetyWe have the best kit, including wetsuit gloves, socks and thicker 5:3 wetsuitsWe provide you with hot/ cold drinks as soon as you exit the water. No other provider doe's this!WE FEEL WE GO THE EXTRA MILE TO MAKE THIS A GREAT, SAFE AND ADVENTUROUS EXPERIENCE FOR YOU!WHY DON'T YOU GO FROM ZERO TO HERO WITH CUMULUS!Coasteering at £45 pp || £40 pp for groups of 10+- Enjoy a fun-filled adventure with qualified experts- Explore the coastline and caves from the sea- A unique way to discover hidden coastal secrets- Learn new skills and choose how high you jump!- Morning or afternoon sessions for all levels of groups or families- All equipment is provided, all you need is your costume, towel and trainers for the water « less
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Studland Stables (Studland)
Ranked #3 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: A friendly trekking centre, near the beach, on the Dorset coast. Great forward going rides for experienced riders and safe... more » Owner description: A friendly trekking centre, near the beach, on the Dorset coast. Great forward going rides for experienced riders and safe picturesque rides for beginners. « less
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Ranked #4 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Bike tours
Owner description: Jurassic Electric helps people discover beautiful West Dorset in a unique way with its electric bike tours. These amazing... more » Owner description: Jurassic Electric helps people discover beautiful West Dorset in a unique way with its electric bike tours. These amazing machines make cycling an absolute breeze and carefully selected itineraries introduce guests to the spectacular landscapes, vibrant history and delicious produce found in the area. Scheduled half day tours with prices starting at £30 per person run throughout the year while bespoke events with a range of refreshment options are available on request. Tour price includes electric bike, helmet and pannier hire and the services of a knowledgeable local guide. Child seats and tag-alongs are available for a small additional fee. Electric bike rental for one or more days can also be arranged. « less
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Reboot Dorset (Bridport)
Ranked #5 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Unlike other Boot Camps, Reboot is owned and run by a fitness professional, Mark Hooks, who has over 15 years experience in... more » Owner description: Unlike other Boot Camps, Reboot is owned and run by a fitness professional, Mark Hooks, who has over 15 years experience in the industry. Instructors are not brought in to just run classes as you would see in gyms. All sessions are catered to the individual's needs. You will leave Reboot on the Friday with the following week's training programme and a three month goal to achieve. « less
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Hengistbury Head (Bournemouth)
Ranked #6 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Weymouth Beach (Weymouth)
Ranked #7 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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fossilwalks.com (Charmouth)
Ranked #8 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Guided fossil hunting and collecting walks at Charmouth on Dorset's Jurassic Coast with Chris Pamplin B.Sc.
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Jurassic Safari (Weymouth)
Ranked #9 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Scenic Drives
Owner description: In just four hours we go way off the beaten track through rivers, woods and ancient by ways. We see much of Dorset's secret... more » Owner description: In just four hours we go way off the beaten track through rivers, woods and ancient by ways. We see much of Dorset's secret beauty and wildlife, while pointing out some fascinating local history and interesting stories. Why not sit back relax and enjoy our fully guided Land Rover safari which includes complimentary homemade refreshments. « less
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Ranked #10 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Welcome to Poole Self-Drive Boat Hire No Experience necessary Explore Poole Harbour's 10,000 sq. acres of water, discover... more » Owner description: Welcome to Poole Self-Drive Boat Hire No Experience necessary Explore Poole Harbour's 10,000 sq. acres of water, discover total peace & tranquillity take a trip around the islands, do some fishing, anchor off one of the many great beaches, check out Shipstal point, Bramble Bush Bay, search for seals, pack a picnic or even head to wareham & moor up for a drink or icecream on the quay. « less
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Ranked #11 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Waterskiing & jetskiing
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Bournemouth Beach (Bournemouth)
Ranked #12 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Beaches

Bournemouth Beach could be the highlight of your whole trip - very clean, beautiful and friendly. For more information about the area, the official Bournemouth Tourism website... more »

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Ranked #13 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: RockReef is an all year, all weather Adventure Activity Attraction on Bournemouth Pier, featuring 4 great attractions in one,... more » Owner description: RockReef is an all year, all weather Adventure Activity Attraction on Bournemouth Pier, featuring 4 great attractions in one, bringing the great outdoors indoors. Clip N' Climb fun climbing challenges, the Pier Cave adventure, HighLine aerial obstacle course, and the awesome PierZip from the Pier to shore. « less
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Ranked #14 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: A challenging walk along the South West Coast Path. It is a switchback up and down four hills before returning along a... more » Owner description: A challenging walk along the South West Coast Path. It is a switchback up and down four hills before returning along a relatively level ridge. It offers great photo opportunities passing some of the geological highlights of the Jurassic Coast. In late Spring and early summer the limestone grassland beside the path is full of rare flowers and clouds of butterflies. « less
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Ranked #15 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Here at Wildway Bushcraft, we believe that there is no better place than the great outdoors. Our goal is to provide fun,... more » Owner description: Here at Wildway Bushcraft, we believe that there is no better place than the great outdoors. Our goal is to provide fun, practical and educational bushcraft, survival and wilderness living skills to enable you to enjoy the outdoors even more. We offer courses at all levels, whether you are just starting out your learning or looking to expand your knowledge further. In Dorset and Hampshire. « less
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Sandbanks (Poole)
Ranked #16 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Naturally beautiful, with its golden sand, Sandbanks Beach has been designated by the European Commission as one of the few... more » Owner description: Naturally beautiful, with its golden sand, Sandbanks Beach has been designated by the European Commission as one of the few areas in the United Kingdom which has achieved the highest standard of cleanliness. Sandbanks has held the highly coveted international Blue Flag for the past 24 years and offers a designed area for barbeques and swimmers. New slacklining posts have been installed. Equipment is available to hire from the beach office. Activities at Sandbanks include crazy golf, a children's play area and the Sandbanks Beach Cafe. The number 50 Wilts and Dorset bus from Bournemouth Station to Swanage stops near to the beach (generally every half hour in the summer). There is a car park next to the beach that holds 550 cars, 5 for disabled use. « less
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Ranked #17 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Gear rentals; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #18 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #19 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre is a County Council Adventure Activity provider in Dorset. Perfectly situated on the... more » Owner description: Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre is a County Council Adventure Activity provider in Dorset. Perfectly situated on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, we run a variety of activities including Sailing, Kayaking, Climbing, Coasteering, Abseiling and many more. « less
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Sirius Charters (Weymouth)
Ranked #20 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Bespoke family boat charter, which will give you a unique opportunity to see the wonderful Jurassic coast from the sea. The... more » Owner description: Bespoke family boat charter, which will give you a unique opportunity to see the wonderful Jurassic coast from the sea. The boat is yours for the trip, there will be no other passengers: you can go where you wish, have a go at driving, and if you are lucky catch some mackerel for lunch.If you want a relaxed evening trip to see the area by starlight or watch the fireworks (when on) that is available as well. « less
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Portland Plateau (Weymouth)
Ranked #21 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Trails; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: A varied 4.7 mile walk classed as Moderate along the South West Coast Path as it heads along the east coast of Portland,... more » Owner description: A varied 4.7 mile walk classed as Moderate along the South West Coast Path as it heads along the east coast of Portland, passing great scenery, historical forts and old quarry workings. Many of the paths around Portland Bill are accessible for powered wheelchair users and rugged pushchairs. The first ½ mile of this route follows a level wide path, but after this becomes more varied with some steep and uneven sections before reaching Church Ope Cove. From the cove to Portland Heights the path is relatively level apart from one steep climb. « less
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Ranked #22 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Trails; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: A moderate 3.8 mile stroll along the South West Coast Path around the much-photographed chalk stacks rising spectacularly... more » Owner description: A moderate 3.8 mile stroll along the South West Coast Path around the much-photographed chalk stacks rising spectacularly from the clear water off The Foreland at Studland. The same sea that carved the soft rock into caves and arches also polished the vertical cliffs to a dazzling white. There are far-ranging views over Swanage in one direction and Wareham and Bournemouth in the other. There are some long but gentle climbs and descents. « less
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Monmouth Beach (Lyme Regis)
Ranked #23 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Beaches
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Shell Bay (Studland)
Ranked #24 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Beaches
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Dancing Ledge (Langton Matravers)
Ranked #25 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Snowtrax (Christchurch)
Ranked #26 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Owner description: Everyone is welcome at Snowtrax, from those wishing to improve their skiing skills to the outright novice looking for ski or... more » Owner description: Everyone is welcome at Snowtrax, from those wishing to improve their skiing skills to the outright novice looking for ski or snowboard lessons. You don’t even need to hit the slopes to have a great time, just relax in our Alpine Bar & soak in the scenery.Our family friendly centre is full of exciting activities for the kids. Try riding the Ski Bobs or spinning down the slopes in a Ringo. Your day won’t be complete without a visit to our Alpine Adventure Park, full of trampolines, swings & a huge fort, it couldn’t be more fun!!!Visit us for a unique party experience, bringing an element of excitement and adventure to any birthday party. All activities are carried out under the close supervision of our well qualified staff, leaving you to enjoy the day.So, explore our website and see just how much we have to offer.... see you soon! « less
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Ranked #27 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Kayaking & canoeing
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Ranked #28 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Surf Camps; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: How to describe it? I’m not sure, and even if I could, I wouldn’t do it justice. When you stand up on your first wave it is... more » Owner description: How to describe it? I’m not sure, and even if I could, I wouldn’t do it justice. When you stand up on your first wave it is the uncontrollable, throw your hands in the air and scream feeling, if only for a few seconds!! Once you can ride a wave, it is the undeniable urge to go back for more, and when you are on the beach and the sun is shining it is enormous fun!! Learn to surf...the only way you can really understand what all the fuss is about is to get some gear and get wet!! That’s where we can help. « less
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Ranked #29 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Set in acres of woodland at Warmwell Holiday Park, it boasts one of the UK's top ski and snowboard slopes, which can be... more » Owner description: Set in acres of woodland at Warmwell Holiday Park, it boasts one of the UK's top ski and snowboard slopes, which can be easily reached from the South of England. The slope is 110m and includes a 'Big Kicker', tabletop jumps, rainbow & straight rails and quarter pipe. « less
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Scimitar Diving (Portland)
Ranked #30 of 112 Outdoor Activities in Dorset
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: We are set within Portland Marina, host to the 2014 Olympic games with some of the best facilities within the industry. As... more » Owner description: We are set within Portland Marina, host to the 2014 Olympic games with some of the best facilities within the industry. As well as a fully stocked shop, we also have 2 dedicated hardboats complete with diver lifts. Other services include a dive school, full gas facilities and an active dive club. Dont take our word of it, come and take a look. « less
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