Adventure Wonderland


Dorset’s number one family theme park offers a full day’s fun whatever the weather, combining the outside park and rides with the indoor adventure play centre, Wild Thing! With over 30 rides and attractions including The Ghostly Galleon, Animal Cuddle Corner, Wild Bill’s Runaway Train, Turbo Teacups and the South’s largest maze. Wacky show time entertainment in the Happydrome Theatre. Regular appearances by park and visiting characters through the season.

Visit the website for details of events, birthday parties and opening times. Find us in Merritown Lane, Christchurch opposite Bournemouth Airport

Bournemouth Air Festival


After many years the Air Festival has been an incredible success, welcoming more than 4.5million people to the UK’s leading resort since 2008. The Patrons scheme was launched in 2010 and has raised nearly £40,000 for Air Festival charities.

Award-winning and internationally renowned we have welcomed incredible jets and display teams, had year-on-year increased assets from the RAF and RN (who regard the event as a key in their events calendar), won the Green Apple environmental award in 2011 and has been recognised for Marketing and PR activity by the European Airshow Council (2010 and 2012).

For more information please check out their website.

Brownsea Island – National Trust


Brownsea Island is situated in Europe’s largest natural harbour and has been owned by the National Trust since 1962. In 2013 the National Trust celebrates the 50th anniversary of Brownsea Island being open to the public, with its outdoor festival programme.

Take a short boat trip from Poole Quay or Sandbanks to discover an island rich in history and wildlife.   Enjoy peace and tranquility, breathtaking coastal views, walks and family trails.

For more information check out their website.

Compton Acres Gardens


Compton Acres – invites you to escape to a different world in the South’s finest privately owned gardens.

From the authentic Japanese garden to the grandeur of the Italian, a visit to Compton Acres promises surprise and delight at every turn.

We have the Harbour view cafe, Compton Acres Cafe Tearooms, The Ark, Compton Acres Visitor Centre/Craft Shop and a well stocked Plant Centre.

For more information check out their website.