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Child-Friendly Places Around Dorchester, Dorset



Child-Friendly towns nearby...

We don't have a blogger in this town yet but try the following nearby towns where a local blogger can give you some inside information...

Sherborne, Dorset

(16.66 miles away)
Sherborne is a beautiful, small town in Dorset. It is situated near the River Yeo 6 miles east of Yeovil. The Somerset/Dorset Borders go in & out of each other in this charming area of South West England.

Small, individual boutique style shops, with only a handful of highstreet chains, & a plentiful supply of coffee shops, tea-rooms & restaurant...


Yeovil, Somerset

(18.02 miles away)
Yeovil is a market town in South Somerset, where beautiful rolling countryside meets industry with the town being built up around Helicopter Manufacture & Glove Manufacture. Yeovil also has a famous 'giant killer' football team, Yeovil Town Football Club.

Yeovil has a proud, hard working heritage....


Some of our childrenarewelcome articles

Peppa Pig Pancakes - essential for this Tuesday! - by Andy

children at Peppa Pig Pancakes - essential for this Tuesday! - by Andy
No Shrove Tuesday would be complete without being able to make your kids face light up with one of these bad boys...

Written by Andy

Holgate Windmill - by Mother of Dragons

children at Holgate Windmill - by Mother of Dragons
Holgate Windmill is a beautiful and fascinating building preserved through the hard work of a group of volunteers, and for any curious toddler the idea of being allowed to climb about inside what is essentially an enormo...

Written by Mother of Dragons

A plea from a generation of small boys - DON'T TAKE AWAY DIPPY! - by Andy

children at A plea from a generation of small boys - DON'T TAKE AWAY DIPPY! - by Andy
Statistically speaking around 50% of us were small boys once. Many of us still act like one. And you know what all small boys love? Dinosaurs dinosaurs dinosaurs....

Written by Andy

How to be the best dad ever - by Andy

family How to be the best dad ever - by Andy
I doubt that many of us could beat this idea of how to keep the kids amused whilst the wife is at work....

Written by Andy

The Sidings - by Mother of Dragons

family The Sidings - by Mother of Dragons
A restaurant in a location which overlooks railway lines, featuring several tables set within disused railway carriages is surely a paradise for any train lover. Welcome to The Sidings Mediterranean Bar and Restaurant in Shipton, just outside York....

Written by Mother of Dragons

Some child-friendly places to stay around Dorchester, Dorset

Premier Inn - Yeovil Airfield

(18.83 miles)
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Situated to the west of Yeovil next to Westland Helicopter factory. For shops and local amenities Yeovil town centre is only 3.5 miles away. Ideally located within easy reach of the A303 London to Exeter route, making th...


Premier Inn - Weymouth

(5.52 miles)
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Conveniently located by the Woodland Trust's Two Mile Coppice, just off the A354. The hotel is a short drive to Weymouth town centre with its Georgian seafront, award winning sandy beach and picturesque 17th century ...


Premier Inn - Poole Centre (Holes Bay)

(19.76 miles)
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Comfortably positioned on Holes Bay, just half a mile away from Poole town centre. Conveniently located for Poole train station also only half a mile away. Local attractions include Upton Country Park, Bournemouth and Po...


Some child-friendly days out around Dorchester, Dorset

Sherborne Old Castle

(16.7 miles)
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"This ruin of a 12th century castle in the grounds of a mansion, was built as a fortified palace and was in the ownership of the Church until the 16th century. Now a romantic ruin, in the grounds of the New Sherborne Cas...


Corfe Castle

(17.59 miles)
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Thousand-year-old royal castle shaped by warfare...


Winterbourne Poor Lot Barrows

(6.11 miles)
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A 'cemetery' of 44 Bronze Age burial mounds of varying types and sizes, straddling the A35 main road....

Child Friendly Dorchester, Dorset *

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