The Verwood Heathland
Heritage Centre (0 Miles)
Verwood Memorial Hall (0 Miles)
The Verwood HUB
(0.3 Road Miles from Verwood))
Verwood Leisure Centre
and Potterne Park
(1.5 Road Miles from Verwood)
Verwood Heavy Horse Farm Park (2.0 Road Miles from Verwood)
Set Amongst scenic countryside our friendly park offers you the chance to experience farm life "hands on". Come and see the magnificent Shire horses.
All age groups will enjoy interesting daily shows. Free wagon and tractor
rides. Full programme of hands-on-activities with friendly farm animals.
Blacksmith museum gypsy wagons pony rides straw fun barn go cart arena cafe/gift
shop. (Animal Collection) .
Hare Lane Pottery (2 Road Miles from Verwood)
Jonathan Garratt produces distinctive handmade terracotta pots for the
conservatory patio and garden. Every pot is frost proof and woodfired. Glazed
pots for interiors. 01725 517700. (Craft Centre)
House and Gardens (3
Road Miles from Verwood)
Sutton Holms Nature Reserve (2 Road Miles from Verwood)
Traditional pasture with hedges, pond and a small flower rich copse.
Knowlton Church and Earthworks (4.7 Road Miles)
The siting of this ruined medieval church at the centre of a Neolithic ritual henge earthwork symbolises the transition from pagan to Christian worship.. Location: SW of Cranborne on B3078
The siting of this ruined medieval church at the centre of a Neolithic ritual henge earthwork symbolises the transition from pagan to Christian worship. . (Historic Site) . Location: Wimborne St Giles
Cranborne Manor Gardens (& Garden Centre) (5.1 Road Miles)
Elizabethan manor garden containing a Jacobean Mount garden herb and walled
gardens a river garden and daffodils. The gardens are open once a week in the Spring and Summer for the public to
enjoy (Wed Only)
Walford Mill (7.3 Road Miles)
The history of the mill at Walford is clouded in uncertainty. In David Popham's book 'The History ofWimborne' there is a reference to a 'mille at Wimburn Town Centre end' which is believed to refer to Walford Mill in the 16th century.. Location: Wimborne, Dorset
A converted mill building by the river with a gallery and shop showing the best in contemporary British design workshops a craftschool and a bistro. 01202 841400. (Craft Centre) . Location: Wimborne Minster
Deans Court (7.4 Road Miles)
Lawns specimen trees shrubs semi-woodland paths. Vegetable garden with serpentine wall. Sanctuary for rare vegetable species. Chemical-free produce for sale. 01202 886116. (Garden) Location: Wimborne Minster
The Priest's House Museum (7.4 Road Miles)
The Priest's House Museum is set in an historic town house where a series of period rooms takes the visitor back through the centuries. From the 17th Century Hall to the Georgian Parlour and working Victorian Kitchen (Not Sun). Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Award-winning museum. Period rooms. Victorian Kitchen. East Dorset Villages gallery. Childhood and Archaeology galleries. Hands-on activities for all ages. Walled garden. 01202 882533. (Museum) . Location: Wimborne Minster
Wimborne Minster Model Town (7.5 Road Miles)
Built well over 50 years ago, the magnificent 1/10th scale models continue to surprise and amaze visitors from all over the world with their superb quality and realism.. Opening days & Hrs vary seasonally-please use the web link for full details.
Charming faithful 1/10th scale recreation of 1950s Wimborne a delightful historic market town set in beautiful award-winning gardens. Tearooms and gift shop. 01202 881924. (Model/Miniature Village) . Location: Wimborne Minster
Knoll Gardens (7.8 Road Miles)
Open to the public, the four acre garden at Knoll is a show garden, featuring the specialist plants available in the nursery. One of the country's most extensive collections of grasses can be found within Knoll's informal English setting (Not Mon). Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Set against a magnificent backdrop of unusual trees and shrubs this secluded garden is the dramtic showcase for the UK s leading ornamental grass specialist and setting for 5 000+ plant species including many rare and native varieties. 01202 873931. (Garden) . Location: Wimborne Minster
Skiing and Snowboarding (8.1 Road Miles)
From taster lessons to advanced coaching. We offer the best for the ski enthusiast, catering for company groups wanting to enjoy an evening of fun or skiers preparing themselves for their holiday. Location: Hurn, Christchurch 6.3 Miles from VERWOOD
Honeybrook Country Park (9.7 Road Miles)
Honeybrook Country Park is part of the Gaunts Estate. Visitors are free to wander in 84 acres of river meadows and woodland, they have also created exciting activities for children and groups (Not Mon). Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Honeybrook Farm offers nature based activities an adventure playground and a well stocked farm shop offering locally reared and produced products. 01202 881120. (Farm) . Location: Wimborne
Bournemouth Aviation Museum (10.7 Road Miles)
Bournemouth Aviation Museum is a registered charity operated entirely by volunteers.Our aim is to provide an interesting and informative visit for people of all ages and to share the enjoyment of the exciting world of aviation.. Open daily Apr-Oct. Winter opening varies .please check using web link.
Follow the signs for Bournemouth International Airport or Adventure Wonderland.
Adventure Wonderland (10.7 Road Miles)
Adventure Wonderland, opposite Bournemouth Airport, is Dorset's number one family theme park and when you get here you'll see why! It's just packed full of so much fun and excitement for all our young visitors that you'll want to stay all day.. Winter opening varies. Please check using web link (Sat & Sun Only).
Kingston Lacy Estate - National Trust wood (12.6 Road Miles)
Kingston Lacy is an elegant 17thC house designed for Sir Ralph Bankes by Sir
Roger Pratt and altered by Sir Charles Barry in 19thC. It is a country mansion built to resemble an Italian
Palace set in a 250-acre wooded park with a herd of Devon cattle. 01202 883402.
(Historic House/Palace) .
Opening days & times vary seasonally. Please check via web link. Location: Wimborne, Dorset
Badbury Rings (13 Road Miles)
Badbury Rings is an Iron Age hill fort dating from 800 BC and in use until the Roman occupation of 43 . The 330 ft high, 7 hectare fort is encircled by three 40 ft ramparts and four Bronze Age round barrows indicating an earlier occupation. Location: Wimborne, Dorset.
White Mill - National Trust (14 Road Miles)
Rebuilt in 1776 on a site marked in the Domesday Book, this substantial corn mill was extensively repaired in 1994 and still retains its original elm and applewood machinery (now too fragile to be used). It is situated next to the River Stour. (Sat & Sun Only).
Tower Park (14.4 Road Miles)
Tower Park in Poole has something for everyone. With our indoor Splash Down water centre with exciting water rides, a recently refurbished 16 screen Empire cinema, bowling, bingo, fitness club, kids play area, amusement centre and plenty of places to eat, there is more than enough to entertain you.
Sturminster Newton Museum & Mill (24.5 Road Miles)
Still in good working order, the Mill provides a unique opportunity to journey back to a simpler time, where you and your family can discover the age-old secrets of harnessing natural power amidst the tranquil beauty of the read Dorset countryside.
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