The Tank Museum
The museum in Bovington Dorset houses the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles from unique World War 1 tanks to the latest main battle tank of the British Army Challenger.

Monkey World
Monkey World assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups.

The Blue Pool & Teahouse
Once a claypit, which accounts for a rare phenomenon that has attracted visitors from across the world ever since it opened to the public in 1935.

Rex Cinema
Over the years with the help of the Purbeck District Council, The Friends of the Rex, and the Rex Players much work has been done whilst still retaining the character of the cinema.

Wareham Boat Hire
Enjoy the River Frome from Wareham. See the yachts, birds and wildlife that frequent this beautiful place. Hire a motor boat, paddle a canoe, row a boat or try a paddle board.

Swanage Railway
The Swanage Railway offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway. Steam and diesel galas, Family events plus regular Evening Dining and Sunday Lunch services.

Jurassic Coast
It is a site of outstanding international importance for Earth Science. For this reason the Dorset and East Devon Coast – the Jurassic Coast – was designated as England’s first natural World Heritage Site in 2001.


Here are just a few of the many places to visit in our beautiful part of the country. All within easy reach of the Duke of Wellington.

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