Tourist attractions in the South

Many attractions are already listed local to the many seaside towns in the south coast region but many make a great day out wherever you are staying.

South Coast Seaside towns

map of seaside towns in the south of England Hayling Island Southsea, Portsmouth Littlehampton Bognor Regis Swanage Bournemouth Weymouth Lyme Regis Ryde Ventnor Sandown Shanklin

Bognor Regis | Bournemouth
Hayling Island | Littlehampton | Lyme Regis
Southsea | Swanage | Weymouth

Isle of Wight

Ryde | Sandown
Shanklin | Ventnor

Channel Islands

St Helier, Jersey

Family Attractions & Fun Parks

Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth... >>
Inspired by Lewis Carroll's world-famous stories, the Alice in Wonderland Family Park is the perfect place for younger children to enjoy a unique day out with seven acres of magically transformed landscaped park.

Butlins, Bognor Regis... >>
Open for day visitors in the summer months, providing fun and entertainment for the whole family. A great all-weather alternative with Noddy's toyland, indoor sub-tropical waterworld, bars and restaurants.

Splashdown, Poole... >>
The South's ultimate water park with over 1km of awesome flumes, slides and tyre rides ranging from small children only to truly menacing.

Animals and Nature

Monkey World, Wareham... >>
As seen on TV in the series "Monkey Business", this ape rescue centre features over 150 primates with large groups of Chimps and 14 other species.

Heritage and Museums

Buckler's Hard... >>
The building place of Nelson's favorite ship HMS Agamemnon, the village is a museum to the life and times of this busy shipyard.

Beaulieu Motor Museum... >>
The national motor museum houses the major collection including formula 1 and le Mans racers, a collection of James Bond boats and you can see it all from the monorail. Alternatively visit the palace house and abbey.

Deep Sea Adventure... >>
This is a fascinating museum of underwater exploration and marine exploits from the 17th century through to modern diving methods. See the Titanic as she lies today.

Dinosaur Museum... >>
The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester is unique - it is Britain's only museum solely devoted to dinosaurs and their fascinating world.

Jurassic Coast... >>
Come and see some of the fossils that have been dug up from the coastline. We are talking BIG here.

Tank Museum... >>
The Tank Museum in Bovington Dorset houses the world's largest and finest collection of Armoured Fighting Vehicles from unique World War 1 tanks to the latest main battle tanks of the British Army.