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Things to do in Dorset

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Fast Food Restaurant
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“Indoor entertainment centre, featuring the Splashdown water park and Cineworld cinema, Tenpin bowling, kids soft play, bingo and a range of restaurants.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“really good water slides a little bit pricey but hay ho welcome to the south coast good day out for kids indoor and out door slides as well ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Tower Park is worth a visit, especially if the weather is not great! Has many things to do including splashdown Swimming Pool, Bowling, Cinema, Lemur Landings Soft play, Bingo and numerous restaurants!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Park
“A lovely country park, with woodland walks, landscaped gardens, duck pond and nature trail. Located within approximately a 30 minute walk or 10 minute bike ride from Rockley Park”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Corner Shop
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  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Good place for walks and lovely views of Poole Bay. Great fro bird watching and picnic.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great local with a separate dining area suitable for children. Parking available. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“All day breakfasts served for just £4.95. Quaint cafe, with lovely staff and home cooked food. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“I love this place, if you love traditional Italian food and the Italian personality to go with it, then head to Franco's. a small but lively place with great staff and great food. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Our local pharmacy. Opens Monday to Friday, 08.45am to 18.00, Saturday 08.45 to 17.30. Closed Sunday. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Premise
“Gastro pub serving lunch and dinner, distance 0.7 miles, contact 01202 694400 ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Indian.. Very good quality Indian food. Well seasoned and 5 min walk from the property.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great local with a separate dining area suitable for children. Parking available. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“All day breakfasts served for just £4.95. Quaint cafe, with lovely staff and home cooked food. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“I love this place, if you love traditional Italian food and the Italian personality to go with it, then head to Franco's. a small but lively place with great staff and great food. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“Indian.. Very good quality Indian food. Well seasoned and 5 min walk from the property.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
  • 1 local recommends

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