Popular Attractions for Families Holidaying in Dorset


If you are staying at one of the Dorset holiday cottages, you should visit one or all of these attractions. The holiday cottages are one of the best options available for families holidaying in Dorset. The Dorset holiday cottages are ideally located near the popular attractions and also near many of the beaches in Dorset. Here are a few places you should visit while staying at the holiday cottages.

Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury Swannery is probably the first place you should visit while staying at one of the Dorset holiday cottages. The swannery is home to hundreds of swans. You will be able to see swans of all sizes including baby swans. Visiting the Abbotsbury Swannery is a must if you are holidaying with your children in Dorset. If you are staying at the holiday cottages, you can visit this place between 12 and 4 p.m.; this is the feeding time for the swans and you will be able to see the birds better. The Abbotsbury Swannery is open to the public for visits daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The swannery is located just a short distance from the holiday cottages.

Adventure Wonderland

Adventure Wonderland is situated in Bournemouth and is another place you should visit while staying at the comfortable Dorset holiday cottages. The Adventure Wonderland is a popular theme park in Dorset. There are more than thirty different attractions and rides that you and your family can enjoy when visiting this theme park. There are 3 parks located inside Adventure Wonderland. Wonderland, Adventureland and Wild Thing are the three different parks located in this place. You can organise a family day-out at this park and your children will enjoy themselves. The things to do at his park are virtually endless. It is advisable to leave the holiday cottages early in the morning to be able to enjoy your day to the maximum.

Go Ape High Wire Adventure

The Go Ape Hire Wire Adventure is one of the popular attractions in Adventure Wonderland. This is one of the best things to do while you are here. If you like adventure, this attraction is for you. Try climbing the 40 feet high rope ladder and swinging into the large rope net below. This will give you thrill like no other. You can also try the Zip Wire where you will zip through trees at a high speed. The attraction is guaranteed to leave you wanting more. The other exciting activity at this centre is the high wire rope bridge. Try walking across the rope bridge suspended high above. This activity is a great challenge for young people. The activity centre is open from the 26th of March till the 31st of October and only during weekends in the month of February. The centre is only a short distance from the holiday cottages. You can call and make reservations from the Dorset holiday cottages if you are planning to go to this place as a big group.