Ulwell Holiday Park is ideally situated for you to take advantage of a wide range of activities and local attractions in Dorset. There are so many beautiful places to visit in the Purbeck region and wider area, you certainly won’t be stuck for things to see and do during your time at our Swanage caravan and camping park. Read our blog for our top pick of attractions and points of interest along the Jurassic Coast.
The busy Victorian seaside town of Swanage has many attractions for all the family to enjoy including the blue flag beach, the restored pier, water sports and diving, boat trips, amusement arcades, heritage centre, Dorset Water Park, Durlston Country Park and Swanage Railway to name a few.
Putlake Adventure Farm provides a fun day out giving little ones a chance to get close to the animals and experience a taste of country life. There are also plenty of walk ways and cycle paths to explore Purbeck’s countryside and the Jurassic Coast.
Out and About
There is so much to discover and experience around picturesque Purbeck; gateway to the Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural World Heritage Site.
Take a trip on a steam train to historical Corfe Castle, enjoy walks along the spectacular coastline and National Trust countryside and why not try out some bird watching, fishing, water sports or even sandcastle building… all within three miles of the Park.
You can abandon the car for the entire holiday if you wish since the park is a mere mile and a half from the bustling Seaside town centre of Swanage, where many interesting events are held and this includes the Folk Festival, the Swanage Blues Festival, Lifeboat Week and Swanage Carnival. It is even less than that to the sandy blue flag family beaches.
Ulwell Holiday Park is within easy reach of the world famous Jurassic Coast. Our Swanage base affords visitors easy access to some of the best natural landmarks along the Dorset coastline, including Old Harry Rocks, which can be accessed on a scenic walk from the park. Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door are just a short and scenic drive away, as well as Kimmeridge Bay and Worbarrow Bay, which is a real hidden gem. Our Dorset holiday park is one of the best camping and caravanning destinations to enjoy the spectacular sights, for which the region is renowned.
Nearby towns and attractions
Further afield are there are a number of award-wining attractions including Monkey World, the Tank Museum and Farmer Palmers. The popular seaside resort of Weymouth – home to the 2012 Olympic Sailing Academy, Poole Harbour, and the bright lights of Bournemouth are all within easy reach
Alternatively hop on the main Swanage to Bournemouth bus which passes the door via the picturesque Sandbanks chain ferry. Ulwell Holiday Park is the perfect base to explore the surrounding area. Our friendly reception staff are more than happy to help you plan your days out.