Attractions in Historic Houses

  • A fully restored watermill dating from 1340. The complex also houses art galleries, a cafe/restaurant, craft studios & workshops, a bakery and a shop.

  • Play 'Solo', 'All against all', and the 'Team' games in purpose built arena with castle towers, turrets, ramps, mazes, swirling fog and state of the art sound and lighting effects.

  • This cinema uses the most sophisticated and powerful motion picture projection system in the world. Seats 419 people and has a 19m high, 25m wide screen.

  • A Catholic Church dating from 1869.

  • One of the most picturesque airfields in the UK. Amenities include a Museum, Shop and Restaurant.

  • Housed in a fine Victorian villa overlooking the beach the gallery and museum are home to an important fine art collection and extensive Victoriana from around the Globe

  • The national museum of Army communications, telling the story of military communications from the Napoleonic Wars onwards.

  • Exhibition featuring a group of the life sized clay warriors created in China by the conservation technicians who preserve and restore the warriors after excavation.

  • A model of the 17th century village with working water mill, situated in an acre of gardens. Courtyard tearoom and shop.

  • The story of Dorset's rich landscape told in a series of facinating displays.