Tourist attractions in the South
Many attractions are already listed local to the many seaside towns in the south coast region but many make a great day out wherever you are staying.
South Coast Seaside towns
Isle of Wight
Family Attractions & Fun Parks
Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth... >>
Inspired by Lewis Carroll's world-famous stories, the Alice in Wonderland Family Park is the perfect place for younger children to enjoy a unique day out with seven acres of magically transformed landscaped park.
Butlins, Bognor Regis... >>
Open for day visitors in the summer months, providing fun and entertainment for the whole family. A great all-weather alternative with Noddy's toyland, indoor sub-tropical waterworld, bars and restaurants.
Splashdown, Poole... >>
The South's ultimate water park with over 1km of awesome flumes, slides and tyre rides ranging from small children only to truly menacing.
Animals and Nature
Monkey World, Wareham... >>
As seen on TV in the series "Monkey Business", this ape rescue centre features over 150 primates with large groups of Chimps and 14 other species.
Heritage and Museums
Buckler's Hard... >>
The building place of Nelson's favorite ship HMS Agamemnon, the village is a museum to the life and times of this busy shipyard.
Beaulieu Motor Museum... >>
The national motor museum houses the major collection including formula 1 and le Mans racers, a collection of James Bond boats and you can see it all from the monorail. Alternatively visit the palace house and abbey.
Deep Sea Adventure... >>
This is a fascinating museum of underwater exploration and marine exploits from the 17th century through to modern diving methods. See the Titanic as she lies today.
Dinosaur Museum... >>
The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester is unique - it is Britain's only museum solely devoted to dinosaurs and their fascinating world.
Jurassic Coast... >>
Come and see some of the fossils that have been dug up from the coastline. We are talking BIG here.
Tank Museum... >>
The Tank Museum in Bovington Dorset houses the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles from unique World War 1 tanks to the latest main battle tanks of the British Army.