The Best Places to Visit in Dorset

If you are looking for a relaxing, scenic adventure, then visiting Dorset offers a variety of amazing day trips and activities. Hiring a campervan allows you to enjoy all these astounding places to visit in Dorset. We offer a great range of VW Campervans perfect for your visit to Dorset.

Sandbanks Beach


With soft golden sand and amazing views, Sandbanks Beach is a 31 year award-winning blue flag beach in Poole. When deciding on places to visit in Dorset, Sandbanks is a must. Breath-taking views and miles of beautiful sand that are perfect for sunbathing.

Additional Features:

  • Watersport Equipment Hire
  • Crazy Golf Course
  • Designated Barbecue Area
  • Childrens Play Area

Brownsea Island


Brownsea Island is a brilliant day trip with a range of activities. Accessed by boat and travelling from the historic Poole Quay to this National Trust property, Brownsea Island is a historical Island that allows you to be at one with nature. Providing views across to the Purbeck Hills, this Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Winner is a must visit Dorset attraction.

Additional Features:

  • Outdoor Centre
  • Overnight Camping
  • Art Exhibitions

Durdle Door

“Eroded by time and nature, Durdle Door is one of Dorset’s most photographed and
iconic landmarks.”

Visiting Dorset also provides you with the opportunity to see natural wonders such as Durdle Door. The natural beauty offers awe-inspiring views across Dorset. Durdle Door became England’s first natural World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is part of an illustrious family of natural wonders including the Grand Canyon in America and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Additional Features:

  • Durdle Door Holiday Park
  • A short walk from Lulworth Cove
  • Golden Sandy Beach

Corfe Castle


Corfe Castle is known for being one of Britain’s most iconic survivors from the British Civil War. In a beautiful location with a range of amenities surrounding the castle, you can ensure a great day out. Providing breathtaking views across Purbeck, this partly demolished castle is the perfect place to discover Dorset’s history.

Additional Features:

  • Corfe Castle Quest activites
  • Surrounded by river for a leisurly stroll with gorgeous views
  • 1,000 years of royal history

Travelling Dorset with VW Campervans

For more great trip ideas and attractions take a look at the Visit Dorset website. Offering hundreds of ideas on things to do, places to eat and events to visit in Dorset. When visiting Dorset, you can hire a VW campervan, giving you the freedom to travel whenever you want and visit anywhere. Call Campervan Hire have years of experience and knowledge of places to visit in Dorset so you can make the most of your trip. Find out more today by contacting us or calling us on 01425 477442