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How to Entertain Kids From Seven to Seventeen (and Seventy)

How to Entertain Kids From Seven to Seventeen (and Seventy)

When it comes to finding activities for all the family to enjoy, Dorset has plenty of options. With autumn half-term on the horizon we’re taking a look at our top picks of family activities in Dorset to keep kids from seven to seventeen entertained. We’re also going to take a look at why Dorset Waterpark is the perfect place to entertain children of different ages in Dorset. Read on to learn more.


Ride the railway

Swanage Railway is a great place for a relaxed family activity. It runs on six miles of track between Swanage and Norden, past Corfe Castle where the amazing Dorset Waterpark can be found! Swanage Railway features a more regular steam and diesel timetable than virtually anywhere else in the country. Perfect for entertaining children of different ages. You can find out more about Swanage Railway here: https://www.swanagerailway.co.uk/

Conquer the Castle

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Also close to the amazing Dorset Waterpark (and Dorset Mud Trail) is Corfe Castle. Owned by the National Trust, Corfe Castle has a long and rich history, having been a Saxon stronghold, a Norman fortress, a royal palace and played a key role during the English Civil War. Great fun for children of all ages. You can find out more about Corfe Castle here: [https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/corfe-castle](Corfe Castle “Corfe Castle”)


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Dig up Dinosaurs

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The dinosaur museum in Dorchester is great for entertaining children of different ages. The museum is open throughout the year and is only a few miles from the famous Jurassic Coast, which is also a World Heritage Site.


THERE’S ONLY REALLY ONE PLACE TO ENTERTAIN CHILDREN IN DORSET…

DORSET WATERPARK


Dorset Waterpark

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Dorset Waterpark is the best place to entertain children of different ages in Dorset this autumn half-term. Located close to Corfe Castle, Dorset Waterpark is a massive water park set over two lakes filled with inflatable objects for you to climb on, slide over and jump off! There’s the huge Castle lake which features a 65 metre action loop of inflatable obstacles including the trampoline, slide, climber and flip bag! Then there is the even bigger Woodland lake with an 85 metre action loop which includes monkey bars, a wiggle bridge, slack lines and a balance beam! Where could be better for entertaining children of different ages this autumn half-term in Dorset.


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Open to ages six and over

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Dorset Waterpark is open to everyone aged six and over. Everyone taking part needs to be confident in the water and able to swim 50 metres. We have wetsuits and shoes to hire out, so don’t worry about bringing your own. Children under 12 should have an adult taking part with, and a parent or guardian must be present for the briefing for all under 18s.


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Fantastic facilities

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Dorset Waterpark has brilliant facilities so that you can get the most out of your day! There are changing rooms and lockers so that you can keep your stuff safe while your having an amazing time on the lakes. Then there is our very own Snack Shack, serving hot food and hot and cold drinks - perfect for refreshment after you have finished having fun!


FOR CHILDREN UNDER SIX AND EVERYONE WHO LIKES TO GET MESSY THERE IS…

DORSET MUD TRAIL


Dorset Mud Trail

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Dorset Mud Trail is a brilliant 1.5km muddy, muddy trail set in the grounds of Dorset Waterpark. Filled with obstacles for you to clamber over, under, across and off Dorset Mud Trail is perfect for all the family. Open to all ages, including the under sixes, and the over sixties, Dorset Mud Trail is a fantastic place for all the family! There are ‘beach style’ showers to wash the mud off afterwards, and spectators get in for free! If you’re entertaining under sixes in Dorset this autumn, where better to be?


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