Hengsbury Head dog friendly walkDogs are welcome on the beach at the bottom of the road (450 yards). The ban on dogs does not start until about half a mile towards Bournemouth.

Go east, away from Bournemouth, and you can walk around Hengistbury Head on the beach, or climb over the top if feeling energetic. Ether way at the end of your walk there is a cafe, or take the ferry across the Run to the pub on Mudeford Quay.The

The New Forest is about a 20 minute drive away. This is a huge area and whichever turning you take there will be lots of do

Bournemouth Square


For shopping, head either to Bournemouth or Christchurch - or try the Castlepoint shopping centre on Castle Lane (though your dog might be so impressed!).

Further afield, Poole make an enjoyable day out - check out Poole Quay. 

For ship enthusiasts Southampton is worth a visit.

New Forest

 Car buffs will like the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.

Further afield into rural Dorset there are any number of pretty villages, churches, pubs, garden centres, craft centres - and of course loads of walks for your dog(s).

You'll have to try really hard not to find an interesting way to spend your stay! 

Here are a number of links to local attractions:-

New Forest Tours - While we are not sureWhether that you will be able to take your dog onto the tour buses that are a number of maps on their website to give you some ideas of places to visit.

Dog friendly places to visit in Dorset - You'll find lots of places to visit on this website!

Beaulieu Motor Museum - This will surely be a must for any car enthusiasts!