Here are our top tips for getting outside in Dorset this weekend by Liz Turner |

It’s late September, the days are getting shorter and a little chillier, but Dorset is getting even more beautiful. In fact, autumn is the perfect time for getting out and about in Dorset.  We’re here to help you get out and about with out list of top things to do, and fantastic activities for children, this weekend in Dorset!

Go for a family walk

Throw a scarf and gloves on and go for a family walk! Autumn is one of the best times of year for a walk, watch the leaves fall from the trees, hunt for conkers, look out for Hazelnuts there is plenty to do out and about in nature in Dorset.  Here are some suggestions of walks in Dorset from the newspaper the Guardian.

The beach isn’t just for summer

The beach is great fun in early autumn as well as in summer.  You might not want to sit on the beach in your swimmers but going walking on the beach can still be an excellent activity for children on the weekend in Dorset.  

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Ride your bicycle

A weekend family bike ride is a fantastic weekend activity for children and Dorset has lots of amazing places to go cycling. If you’re lucky enough to have your own bikes then there is little stopping you from just jumping on your bikes and exploring the Dorset countryside! Don’t worry though if you don’t have a bike, there are plenty of places in Dorset where you can hire bikes for all the family.

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Visit Dorset Mud Trail

When it comes to weekend activities for children in Dorset then you can’t get any better than Dorset Mud Trail! This 1.5km muddy, muddy, obstacle filled trail set in the grounds of Dorset Waterpark. The best thing about Dorset Mud Trail is that it doesn’t matter what the weather is doing, as it is even more fun in the rain!

Fun for all the family!

Dorset Mud Trail is fun for all the family! It is suitable for ages under six, fun for all ages and fun in all weather!  It is free for spectators, only costs £5 for those under six, £7 for those ages 7-15 and is only £8 for those aged over 16. Group discounts are available for groups of 20 or more. Call our office on 01929 505030 to find out more about group bookings.  

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Showers and refreshments

Dorset Mud Trail has a full range of facilities including ‘beach style’ showers for washing the mud off, changing rooms and lockers. We also have our very own Snack Shack, serving hot food and a picnic area overlooking Corfe Castle, in which you can enjoy food from the Snack Shack or your own picnic.

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