Rural and North Dorset has so much to offer for families.  In Blandford Forum you can enjoy wonderful river walks and a wide range of shops and restaurants.  Explore the surrounding areas and you'll find quaint villages, unspoilt countryside and famous landmarks including Bradbury Rings and Milton Abbas.

Blandford Forum Tourist Information Centre: 01258 454770
Sherborne Tourist Information Centre: 01935 815341
Shaftesbury Tourist Information Centre: 01747 853514

LASERGUYS LASER TAG blandford forum

Laser tag is a mixture of the best elements of painball and laser quest and is suitable for all abilities.  Enjoy adventurous laser tag play using precise equipment in the fun arena which is located next to the riverside.

Address: Laserguys Laser Tag, Langton Long, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 9HT

Laserguys Laser Tag Party Packages: Dorset Kids Party Directory

Website: Laserguys Laser Tag

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The Castle is a 16th Century Tudor mansion and sits overlooking a 50 acre lake.  Explore the 42 acres of beautiful gardens and enjoy the tea rooms and gift shop.

Address: Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5NR

Website: Sherborne Castle


Giant Space Themed Softplay for Astronauts aged 0-16 years!

Gillinghams NEW inflatable world is a community led adventure and includes soft play inflatables with an outer space theme.  Facilities include cafe/bar, free parking, baby change and buggy park.

Address: Space Inflaters, 22 Brickfields Business Park, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4PX

Space Inflaters Party Packages: Dorset Kids Party Directory

Website: Space Inflaters

CRAZY MONSTERS blandford forum

Large 3 tier adventure play zone with smaller toddler area and café serving hot and cold food.

Address: Crazy Monsters, Unit 8 Sunrise Business Park, Higher Shaftesbury Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8ST

Crazy Monsters Review: Dorsetmums Blog

Website: Crazy Monsters

THE POTTERY PARLOUR blandford forum

The studio is a hidden gem in the heart of Blandford Forum town centre and has pottery classes, children's craft activities, pottery wheels and creative workshops.

Address: The Pottery Parlour, 3 West Street, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7AL

Website: The Pottery Parlour

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ROYAL SIGNALS MUSEUM blandford forum

The Museum has many exhibitions plus virtual and interactive activities and is the UK National Museum of Army communications.  Please note that the museum is in the confines of Blandford Camp and all adults must bring valid ID to be permitted entry.

Address: Royal Signals Museum, Blandford Camp, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8RH

Royal Signals Museum Review: Dorsetmums Blog

Website: Royal Signals Museum

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Sophie’s Ceramics Pottery Café is suitable for any age and perfect for parties, special occasions, date night or a relaxing afternoon with the family.  You can paint anything from mugs to plates and animals to money boxes - there’s even seasonal items to choose from too!

Address: Sophie's Ceramics, Pottery Cafe, 8 Barnack Walk, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7AL

Website: Sophie’s Ceramics Pottery Cafe

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Senenergy Play is an indoor and outdoor children’s play centre for under 8’s.  The focus is very much on inspiring children to be creative and use their imaginations through play.

Address: Senenergy Play, The Square, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4AY

Please note: Senenergy Play is currently closed until further notice.

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