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Family Holidays in Dorset

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Family Holidays in Dorset are Fun for Everyone!

The south coast of England has always been popular with holidaymakers. What's more, warmer summers and longer hours of daylight ensure vacationing in the UK remains one of the best ways to entertain the entire family. And, of all of the south coast's lovely beaches, Dorset has to be home to some of the finest.

Family Holidays in Dorset: Top Holiday Lettings

Cottage Eype
£103 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Eype, Symondsbury, Dorset
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Sykes Cottages
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Apartment West Bay
£45 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
West Bay, Bridport, Dorset
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Cottage Loders
£46 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Loders, West Dorset District, Dorset
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Sykes Cottages
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Must-See Family Attractions in Dorset

Kids will adore family holidays to explore Dorset's amazing Jurassic coastline, and rolling Thomas Hardy countryside. Whether you hike some of the scenic coastal pathways or venture into the country to enjoy traditional English activities, Dorset has so very much to offer. Weymouth and Bournemouth may be the most popular Dorset holiday resorts for all-round family fun, yet this pretty English county has so much more than traditional bucket and spade entertainments on offer. Just some of the most popular family attractions the unique county of Dorset has to offer include:

  • Ringwood, Moors Valley Country Park and Forest

    Take the kids for an active day out at the Moors Valley Country Park and enjoy adventures galore in the forests and treetop trail. Finish up the day with a cold drink in a quaint local pub.

  • Lulworth Cove

    You can even take the dog along to Lulworth Cove, and the kids will adore trawling the rock pools to discover their own sea creatures and tiny fish.

  • Lulworth Outdoors

    No visit to the Lulworth area is complete without a trip to the outdoor pursuits heaven at Lulworth Outdoors, alongside a ramble through the past at the historic castle. Hire some bikes for your day out to explore the bridle paths and tracks of this extensive estate!

  • Adventure Wonderland

    Take an action-packed trip near Christchurch to the Adventure Wonderland theme park and water park for a real day of fun for all of the family. Create lifelong memories for your kids and enjoy all the thrills of the rides in the Dorset countryside.

  • Poole Splashdown

    No matter what time of year you visit, the Poole Splashdown park offers kids the ultimate in water park adventures. Your holiday to Dorset will give the entire family even greater appreciation of Thomas Hardy's beloved county, along with traditional joys experienced on English country holidays.

  • Dorchester

    Don't forget to take a trip to historic Dorchester during your Dorset holiday. Alongside brilliant shopping, dining, and cultural activities, this market town is home to the Tutankhamun Exhibition. You can also take the kids along to enjoy quad biking thrills and spills at nearby Buckland Newton.

Family Holidays in Dorset: Top Holiday Lettings

House Swanage
£88 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Swanage, Purbeck District, Dorset
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Hoseasons
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Cottage West Lulworth
£150 per night
Cottage ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
West Lulworth, Purbeck District, Dorset
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Cottage Charmouth
£52 per night
Cottage ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Charmouth, West Dorset District, Dorset
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