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Family Attractions in Bournemouth

Bournemouth is the perfect family holiday destination packed with activities and attractions for suitable for all the family. Families staying in the Durley Dean Hotel are guaranteed a fun-filled holiday as our hotel is the ideal base to explore Bournemouth, Dorset.
With activity centres like  Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth Oceanarium, Paultons Park, Splashdown Waterpark and may more, there is something to satisfy all interests here in Bournemouth. 
Have a look below at all that is on offer near our Bournemouth Hotel and set up your itinerary for you family adventure at the Durley Dean Hotel.

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Adventure Wonderland

Adventure Wonderland is a Multi award-winning, family-run theme park primarily aimed towards families with young children. They have 30 rides and attractions and a huge indoor play centre for the winter months, Wild Thing!

Located only 15 minutes from the Durley Dean Hotel.

Adventure Wonderland
Bournemouth Oceanarium
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Bournemouth Oceanarium

Oceanarium, the Bournemouth aquarium is home to hundreds of creatures including stunning sharks, a magnificent Loggerhead turtle, graceful stingrays, eerie eels, a cunning croc, colourful clownfish and  many many more.
Take an underwater adventure around the waters of the world and spot your favourite animals and learn lots of interesting facts.

Located only 15 minutes from the Durley Dean Hotel.

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Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park is an ideal day out for the children. You’ll get close to all sorts of farm animals, learn about them and have fun doing it. The day will provide hands-on experiences for young children, all in a safe and welcoming environment.There are also a range of indoor activities and play areas so its a fantastic day out all year round!

Located only 20 minutes from the Durley Dean Hotel

Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park
Bournemouth Pier
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Bournemouth Pier

Bournemouth Pier has recently undergone an complete transformation, making it one of Dorset’s most exciting tourist destinations. The pier sits at the heart of Bournemouth’s coastline and offers a range of exciting activities for the whole family. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, then there’s a new 250m zipwire, along with the RockReef centre which offers some fantastic climbing facilities for the whole family!

Located just a short walk from the Hotel.

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Marwell Zoo

Spend the day at Marwell Zoo for a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world. From ring-tailed coatis to majestic giraffes, endangered tigers to frilled lizards, curious meerkats to pygmy hippos – our 140-acre park is home to over 170 exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings.

Located just 45 minutes from Durley Dean Hotel

Marwell Zoo
Mighty Adventures Bournemouth
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Mighty Adventures

Explore this fantastic Jurassic landscape in Bournemouth, filled with moving dinosaurs, thundering waterfalls and steaming volcanoes. This unique park takes visitors, young and old on an educational and fun adventure through crazy golf.

Located only 10 minutes from the Durley Dean Hotel.

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Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World

Paultons Park is the home of Peppa Pig World! Peppa Pig World is Peppa’s very own theme park with 7 fun rides and attractions located within the ground of Paultons Park.
Paultons also features rides and attractions which include a rollercoaster, a log flume, a water park, adventure golf, a 4D cinema, birds and animals, beautiful landscapes and gardens and much more!

Located just 30 minutes from Durley Dean Hotel

Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World
Oasis Fun
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Oasis Fun

While in Bournemouth, why not visit Oasis Fun for a fun-filled experience for the whole family. On-site, they have an amazing 6 lane bowling alley, an indoor soft play centre for younger kids, large Adventure Miniature Golf course, game arcade and pool tables. If you’re feeling peckish, they also serve food and drink in their American style diner and bar.

Located less than 4 minutes from the Durley Dean Hotel.

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Tower Park

Tower Park is the Poole’s hub for all things entertainment! Activities on offer include Splashdown water park, Empire Cinema, tenpin bowling, Bingo and a children’s soft play area. There is a wide range of popular high street fast food outlets, as well as a number of restaurants to suit a wide variety of tastes. At Tower Park, there really is something there for the whole family!

Located just 15 minutes from Durley Dean Hotel. 

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Splashdown Waterpark
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Splashdown Waterpark

Splashdown Waterpark is situated in Tower Park just 15 minutes away from the hotel. There is a range of waterslides to suit all different tastes.
Plunge into darkness on the Black Thunder or be slung around the Spacebowl like a human pinball. For the real thrill-seekers, try the Screamer with its sheer vertical drop! If youre looking for something more relaxing, take a journey on the on the Mississippi Drifter.

Located 15 minutes from the Durley Dean Hotel.

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Snowtrax Alpine Activity Centre

This family-friendly Ski centre is packed with exciting activities for both children and adults of all ages. If Skiing or snowboarding doesn’t take your fancy, Try riding the Ski Bobs or spinning down the slopes in a Ringo!

Located 15 minutes from Durley Dean Hotel

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1202 557711</a

Email: reservations@durleydean.co.uk

Address: Durley Dean Hotel
28 West Cliff Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 5HE