What's on in dorset

Best Days Out In Dorset in January


Ice Skating at Bournemouth International Centre, Dorset 15 December 2017 – 17 February 2018

Bournemouth’s Cool Coast Ice Rink.

Ice skating is back at the BIC this winter! Their Cool Coast Ice Rink is the South Coast’s biggest indoor seasonal ice rink and is open from

Lyme Regis fundraising swim, Dorset  1st January

Charity Beach Swim – Lyme Lunge

The Rotary Club of Lyme Regis has once again planned the annual fundraising swim


Winter Birdwatching Cruise

Nature does not hibernate on Brownsea Island! Put on your hat, scarf and gloves and take this incredible two hour birdwatching cruise.  From Poole Quay run by City Cruises

Until 6th Jan

Poole Lighthouse


 events at durlston country park 7th Jan 10:00-11:30am

Durlston Country Park

New Year Bird Walk

 Great Reindeer Hunt 4th January

Help Santa find his missing Reindeer in Edward Bear’s house this Christmas, and receive a free Christmas Bear worth £5.99! Plus for this Christmas only meet Spencer, Santa’s giant helper bear.*

See a vintage Edwardian Christmas in this magical setting.

* Spencer is a  traditional Teddy Bear, not a costume or animated  display or grotto.

Admission Prices

Adult – £ 5.99

Child – £ 5.99
( 2 – 16 years old – Under 3’s FREE )

Family Saver – £ 22.99
(2 Adults & 2 Children)

Every participating child wins a Christmas Bear worth £5.99.

Open daily

10am-4pm – Closed 24th – 26th December
Eastgate, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1JU 01305 266 040