Attractions in Kimmeridge

  • Winspit is an old disused quarry on the coastal cliffs near Worth Matravers. The stone from this quarry was highly prized and used in various prestigious buildings in London.

  • The museum features exhibits from the local area from prehistoric times to the present day. It also has a collection dedicated to the life of Lawrence of Arabia

  • 65 acres homing over 150 rescued primates. Open daily.

  • This castle dates from the 17th century and offers a variety of attractions including an indoor children's activity room, animal farm, an 18th century Chapel and jousting shows.

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

  • Large 11th century castle that now lies in ruins since it was slighted in the English Civil War. It still cuts a majestic form dominating the village below

  • The magical Blue Pool is unique attraction in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck.

  • The ruins of Bindon Abbey, a former Cistercian monastery are located close to Wool on the River Frome.