Dorset Waterpark

Ideas for Active Family Days Out in Dorset

Ideas for Active Family Days Out in Dorset

Dorset is a fantastic place for active families. With miles of coastal paths, wonderful beaches, historic buildings and of course, the amazing Dorset Waterpark, Dorset is a great place for families looking for a more active holiday. Read on to discover our top picks for active family days out in Dorset.


Discover the South West Coast Path

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The South West Coast Path is, at 630 miles (1013 km), the longest national trail in the UK. In our (admittedly biased opinion) some of the best bits of it pass through Dorset. So, why not take in the beautiful Dorset scenery, discover beautiful villages, old pubs, and traditional tea shops, as you walk the path. You can simply hop on and off the path at any point or find short walks through the official website. https://www.southwestcoastpath.org.uk


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Enjoy Dorset’s beautiful beaches

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Dorset has some of the most beautiful beaches in the UK. Don’t believe us? Come and see for yourself! From the iconic Durdle Door, the nearby Lulworth Cove, through to Weymouth beach nearby the historic harbour or the four-mile-long sandy Studland beach Dorset certainly has it all. Whatever type of beach you’re looking for there’s something for everyone in Dorset. Find out more about our beaches via the link below. https://www.visit-dorset.com/things-to-do/attractions/beaches

Take a walk through history

Visit the beaches of Dorset

Not only is Dorset blessed with beautiful scenery, it is also home to some fascinating pieces of history. Why not walk with your family to one of Dorset’s historic monuments, and maybe even have a picnic there? There are far too many fascinating places of historic interest in Dorset to list them all here; but let’s start with the iconic Corfe Castle , or Maiden Castle - one of the largest Iron Age fort of its kind in Europe, or there’s Nothe Fort - a 19th century fort built to protect Portland Harbour. But when it comes to days out for active families in Dorset, there’s only one real place to be…


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Dorset Waterpark

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That’s right, there’s only one place to go if you’re looking for days out for active families in Dorset and that’s Dorset Waterpark! With two lakes full of inflatable objects to slip, slide and run over, under and across Dorset Waterpark is the perfect day out for active families. The 65 metre action loop in our Castle Lake features a trampoline, slide, climbers and a flip bag! Our second 85 metre action loop on our Woodland Lake has monkey bars, a wiggle bridge, a slack line and a balance beam!


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Fantastic facilities

Entertain kids at Dorset Waterpark

Dorset Waterpark has fantastic facilities for refueling and refreshing active families. Our Snack Shack serves hot and cold drinks and hot food - perfect for refueling after a morning on the lakes. If you would rather bring your own food then that is great too; our beautiful picnic area overlooking Corfe Castle is a great place to sit back and relax. We’ve also got changing rooms, lockers, and beach-style showers. There is also plenty of parking on site, so there’s no need to worry about finding a spot.


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