Local Attractions: - Below are a list of local places of interest with links to their websites if they have one

  T-72 Tank  Bovington Tank Museum - Huge collection of armoured vehicles from First World War through to modern day. They hold regular 'Battle Day' demonstrations throughout the summer months. Click on the picture or following to go to the Tank Museum website www.tankmuseum.co.uk
 Monkey World  Monkey World - Set amongst the woodland of Dorset lays 65 acres of sanctuary for over 150 primates. You've seen them on TV - why not see them live. Click on the picture or following link to go to the Monkey World website. www.monkeyworld.org
  RSPB  RSPB Reserves - There are three main reserves in our area: Radipole Lake, Lodmoor and Arne. Another good spot to view seabirds is the Fleet. The Fleet is a large lagoon formed between Chesil Beach and the mainland. Click on the picture or on the following link to go to the RSPB website: www.rspb.org.uk
  RSPB  Abbotsbury Swanery - For over 600 years this colony of friendly mute swans has made its home at the Abbotsbury Sanctuary. Sheltered by the famous Chesil Beach, this site provides protection for hundreds of nesting swans and their broods. www.abbotsbury-tourism.co.uk/swannery.html
  DonkeySanctuary  The Donkey Sanctuary - Just outside the town of Sidmouth, The Donkey Sanctuary is home to rescued and unwanted donkeys. Set in unspoilt farmland and countryside, visitors return time and again to meander among the donkeys and absorb the serene and relaxed surroundings. www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk
  Swanage Railway  Swanage Railway - The award-winning Swanage Railway currently operates on the six miles of track between Swanage and Norden, through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle. www.swanagerailway.co.uk
  Fleet Air Arm Museum  Fleet Air Arm Museum - Located near Yeovil, the Museum has the largest collection of Naval aircraft anywhere in Europe together with the first British built Concorde which you can go on-board and visit the cockpit. www.fleetairarm.com

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