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Five Ideas for Keeping the Grandchildren Entertained this Summer

Five Ideas for Keeping the Grandchildren Entertained this Summer

It’s the summer holidays, it’s great news for the kids but it can mean a lot of work for the grandparents who are helping to look after them. Don’t worry though, we’re here to help with our top ten ideas for keeping grandchildren entertained this summer. Read on to find out more and get some inspiration.


Take them to the beach!

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It’s a classic but who doesn’t like a day out at the beach? Suitable for children of all ages, it’s perfect for entertaining children this summer. With its wide range of beaches Dorset is perfect for finding a beach to go to; from the beautiful Lulworth Cove to the beach of Weymouth, which is very close to the town itself and perfect for combing a day out on the town with a day on the beach. Find out more about the beaches in Dorset via the following link: https://www.visit-dorset.com/things-to-do/attractions/beaches

Splash out at Dorset Waterpark

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Well, we couldn’t write this without mentioning Dorset Waterpark now could we? Our huge water park spans two lakes close to Corfe Castle. Pack full of inflatables to slide over and slip off Dorset Waterpark is almost guaranteed to give you a day out that will keep you smiling for a long time. With changing rooms, lockers, and beach-style showers, plus a picnic area and Snack Shack Dorset Waterpark is perfect for entertaining the grandchildren this summer.


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Get Muddy at Dorset Mud Trail

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There’s also Dorset Mud Trail! This amazing 1.5km muddy trail in the grounds of Dorset Waterpark features more than 30 obstacles to take on. Climb the cargo nets, tackle the balance beam, swing across rivers and swing from trees while getting wonderfully muddy Book your space at Dorset Mud Trail here.

Dress up at Nothe Fort

Take the grandchildren along to one of the many themed activity days at Nothe Fort. This fort, built in the Victorian era to protect Portland Harbour, has a wide range of activities suitable for entertaining the grandchildren over summer. To find out more about activities at Nothe Fort click here.

Budget days out in Dorset at Dorset Waterpark

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Portland Bill Lighthouse

The Portland Bill Lighthouse is suitable for children aged four and upwards. Visitors can climb the lighthouse and see the magnificent view of the Jurassic coast. What’s more, the lighthouse has a series of exhibitions for visitors to enjoy. Perfect for entertaining the grandchildren during the summer holidays. Find out more here.

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