Athelhampton House & Gardens
Magnificent 15th Century Tudor Manor House with spectacular gardens. Don't miss the striking Pyramid shaped yew trees.
Visit the House website
What makes it special
- Visit this Grade 1 Tudor Manor House
- Wander around and enjoy the spectacular gardens
1st March to September 29th
Sunday to Thursday - 10:00 to 17:00
1st November to February 28th
Sunday Only - 10:30 to 16:30
Adult / Senior - £14.50
Child - £3.00
Student - £9.25
Disabled Person - £8.75
Dog - £1.00
Group (12 or more pre-book) - £10.00
Other things to do nearby
Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare from World War One to the present day.
160 rescued and endangered apes and monkeys including chimps and orangutans. Talks throughout the day and Great Ape play area for kids. Visit the website
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore the beauty of this part of the country.
Lulworth RIB Rides Come and join us for a trip along the beautiful Jurassic Coast.
This lovely area is great for water sports. The Jurassic Kayak Tours offer accompanied treks past Durdledoor and to the East and West of the cove.
There are some great routes including Chalk Ridge between Corfe Castle and Old Harry Rocks, it's quite steep at first but suitable for all levels and there's stunning views on either side.
9 miles World Famous Sanctuary with over 600 free flying swans. Baby swans hatch mid-May to end June. Mass feeding 12pm and 4pm daily. Visit the website
8 miles An 18 mile long pebble beach, stretching north-west from Portland to West Bay, with important areas for wildlife. Visit the website
A special landscape where you can enjoy the vast open heathland with an opportunity for bird watching. A fantastic place for family walks at any time of year. One of the few places in
Uncover the secrets of Dorset's iconic medieval monument and discover how royalty, warfare and nature have shaped the castle.
Just five minutes away from the South West Coastal Path, literally behind the hostel, Litton Cheney is the perfect stop over on your journey to Land's End.
If you're looking for a more adventurous break, mountain biking around the Lulworth area of Dorset will get the legs and adrenaline pumping.
Once you leave the village of West Lulworth, you'll discover flatter areas, perfect for a relaxed bike ride.
In Poole Harbour you can try your hand at something less 'wet'...parasailing!
The perfect day’s adventure, this island wildlife sanctuary is easy to get to but feels like another world from the moment you step ashore. The island sits in the middle of Poole Harbour, with dram
17th century working watermill and Museum of Rural Bygones. Tea room, local crafts and trout fishing in a peaceful, rural setting. Visit the Dorset Guide website