With coast, country and castles, there’s so much to discover in Dorset. You’ll love how close Hoburne Park is to sandy beaches and popular attractions.
Dorset has a jam-packed calendar of events that the whole family will love. Join the crowds watching the old warplanes at the Bournemouth Air Festival or go to your first cheese and chilli festival. You can even start planning your holiday now by looking at our events calendar.
Jump in the car and head to the breath-taking New Forest where you’ll find dainty tearooms and meet the famous ponies. Or, if you want to build sandcastles and shop, we recommend a trip to Bournemouth.
Our events calendar tells you what’s on during in your stay.
Click the links below to view them on the interactive map.
Centuries of military defence.
Explore the military might on this fortress by the sea.
Get there by food along the Hurst Spit or ferry from Keyhaven, 10am every 20 minutes
www.english-heritage.org.uk/hurstcastle or www.hurstcastle.co.uk, 01590 642500
During the period 2 May - 29 August 2017, every Tuesday evening is "Motorbike Night", or as it is now more widely known, - "Dream Machines".
The show starts at 6pm, when the Quay is closed to all traffic, to ensure there is safe access for everyone to wander around at their own leisure. You will find an unprecedented collection of gleaming, sparkling machinery as motorbike owners from across the country gather to "show off" their machines.
Hoburne Naish staff V Hoburne Naish Owners Charity Football Match
Bouncy Castle • Face Painting • Kids Games • Food & Refreshment • Music • Plus lots more...
EVERY TICKET BOUGHT HAS THE CHANCE TO WIN A £50 HOBURNE VOUCHER
All proceeds go to Cancer Research UK
For more information please call Vicky Kyte on 01425 273586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hailed as the Sporting Glastonbury, Bournemouth 7s hosts 400 Teams & 5,000 Competitors participating in Rugby, Netball, Hockey & Dodgeball Cups. It's the perfect End of Season Tour for any team!
Teenage Mutant Ninjja Turtles' Raph and Leo are coming to Adventure Wonderland on the 31st May. The park opens at 10am and Raph and Leo will be will be appearing at various intervals throughout the day to greet their fans, so don’t forget to bring your camera along to take your own photos! For tickets and prices check the website for details.
A family festival celebrating all things Cheese & Chilli with loads going on for the whole family including; Live Music, Stunt Shows, Chilli Eating Competition, Falconry display, Magic Shows, Punch & Judy, Inflatables, Bars, Craft Tent, Sand Art,...
Join us at your favourite Hoburne Holiday Park for Sammy's Birthday Weekend! Packed with fun activities for the whole family, don't miss out on your chance to celebrate with Sammy himself! Click on the park name for the full programme.
17th June - Nick Walton as Olly Murs
18th June - Ballonatic & Shane Richie Jnr Band
17th June - Jimmy Carlo
18th June - Little Chix
19th June - Ashley George
17th June - Abba Rival
18th June - Staying Alive & Gary Setterfield as Elton John
17th June - Elfick the Jester
18th June - Kelly Brazil as Katy Perry
17th June - Little Mix Experience
18th June - The Balloonatic and Nick Walton as Olly Murs
FOLK ON THE QUAY is a free folk music festival in Poole on 25 and 26 June with outdoor music stages and dancers in the streets overlooking Poole's lovely Harbour. More information about acts and timetable nearer the event date. Folk On The Quay is inspired, event-managed, funded and supported by Poole Tourism. The festival is organised by Folk legends Paul & Catherine Burke and is the brainchild of Anne Simpson, Poole Tourism's Events Manager. It is also supported by Volvo Cars Poole. For further information and to see online videos of the acts performing please visit www.folkonthequay.co.uk
10am-7pm, Poole Quay #PooleGoesVintage Poole Goes Vintage Logo 2015 Sponsors of the event are Dutton Gregory Solicitors link will open in new window 2015 included: (2016 information closer to date) Live vintage music Classic cars Military Vehicles Dancing displays and tutorials Vintage themed fashion shows Wartime and period re-enactors Vintage Market Keep up to date with the event at www.pooletourism.com
An annual three day event, rated amongst the Top Ten agricultural Shows in the country. The Show features International Showjumping, exciting displays, livestock, 600 trade stands and more for all the family. Less than 30 mins away
The event welcomes thousands of revellers who enjoy live music, a host of varied street entertainment, activities for all the family, special themed nights and a spectacular fireworks finale. Featuring a different line up each week and all for free!
Peppa Pig is coming to Adventure Wonderland on the 2nd August. The park opens at 10am and Peppa Pig will be will be appearing at various intervals throughout the day to greet fans, so don’t forget to bring your camera along to take your own photos! For tickets and prices check the website for details.
Saturday 5th – Sunday 6th August 2017 - See some of the world’s most prestigious supercars including special displays and a demo run.
Paw Patrol's Chase and Skye are coming to Adventure Wonderland on the 17 August. The park opens at 10am and Chase and Skye will be will be appearing at various intervals throughout the day to greet their fans, so don’t forget to bring your camera along to take your own photos! For tickets and prices check the website for details.
An annual show featuring steam-powered vehicles and machinery. It is reputedly the largest collection of steam and vintage equipment to be seen anywhere in the world. Approx an hour away
CarFest presents a fabulous mix of music, cars and fun. As the brainchild of Chris Evans, it’s a magical weekend of entertainment for all the family!
Voted best Tourism Event by VisitEngland and voted one of the ten best air shows in the world by USA Today, the Bournemouth Air Festival is the UK’s biggest, best and free aviation festival. Less than 30 mins away
The UK’s leading outdoor boat show, featuring one of the world’s largest purpose built Marina, with over 2 km of pontoons which displays more than 350 boats over the course of the 10 days. Less than 1 hour away
Located in the grounds of Beaulieu, Holiday Park & Homes Show is a special exhibition of next season's ranges of Caravan Holiday-Homes and Lodges from many of the major UK manufacturers.
The show will feature the latest caravan holiday-homes (static caravans) and lodges from nine British manufacturers, with many other exhibitors ranging from holiday parks in the UK and overseas, to decking manufacturers and insurance firms.
For full details please click here.
The full weekend of events at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival attracts around 12,000 runners, with thousands more lining the course to support, and features the spectacular Speed of Light 5k, Supersonic 10k and two Junior Races on Saturday, with the Marathon and Half Marathon races on Sunday. The festival provides the perfect event for groups of runners to enjoy a full weekend and experience running as it should be along the magnificent Bournemouth Pier. Less than 30 mins away
Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival enlightens those autumnal days and nights with a rich mix of music, dance and visual arts across spaces and interesting venues throughout the town. All kicking off with a family friendly opening weekend, when Bournemouth town centre, gardens and seafront come to life with a colourful array of art and activities for all ages. Less than 30 mins away
An explosive and dynamic fireworks display set to a ‘Broadway’ theme.
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“Hoburne Park is a very well kept holiday park in an ideal location”
46maggie2014, October 2015, Trip Advisor, Hoburne Park Guest