Finding time to unwind with friends and family together has been proven to boost health and wellness, as well as social bonding.However, finding a good quality park and recreation centre in your neighbourhood in Dorset that offers lots of fun and interesting indoor and outdoor games and activities may be hard.
There is an overload of wonderful underwater adventures to be had at Sea Life Adventure Park and Tower, particularly if you go with children. Adults too are certain to have a swell time, with loads and loads of species to meet, greet, and feed, and a fine range of underwater areas to explore. Their facilities include a restaurant, toilets, baby changing areas, disabled toilets, and on-site parking. The park is also wheelchair and pushchair friendly, and you are free to have a picnic.
Phone: 01305 761070
Address: Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7SX, England
Take a trip to Furzebrook to see the colour-changing Blue Pool which gets its unique ability from the very fine clay in suspension in the water. While you can’t set foot in the pool, there are other fun activities to engage in, including model squirrels hunting for kids and parents. Be sure to check out the over 200 miniature Wareham Bears set within their environments. There is an onsite restaurant and a shop. The grounds are pushchair friendly and on-site parking is available.
Phone: 01929 551408
Address: Furzebrook, near, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5AR, England
Set in 100+ acres of glorious parkland, gardens, and woodland, Upton Country Park is a fantastic area for great exploration. Some of the park’s features include orienteering, nature, and tree trails, the walled garden where there is an interactive water feature for children, a natural timber Play Trail, and a mapped Nature Trail. You can have a picnic or eat at the onsite restaurant. There is an onsite shop, on-site parking, and disabled toilets. The grounds are also pushchair and wheelchair friendly.
Phone: 01305 262265
Address: Poole, Dorset, BH17 7BJ, England
If you are in Dorchester or plan to visit soon, be sure to check out Borough Gardens where you can enjoy the lovely wide open spaces. You can take the opportunity to work out by using the trim trail’s outdoor fitness equipment and bring your equipment to enjoy a game of tennis. There are loads for the kids to do, so much that they might not want to return home. Eat at the onsite restaurant or enjoy a picnic if you like. The grounds are pushchair and wheelchair friendly, plus there are disabled toilets available and parking nearby.
Phone: 01305 266861
Address: Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1SE, England
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