What to Do in Dorset & New Forest
At the Christchurch Harbour Hotel we want to help you make the most of your holiday or short break. That is why we have hand picked the following areas of places to visit and activities to do, while you are here in Christchurch.
We hope you enjoy your stay!
Christchurch is situated on the shores of its own harbour in one of the most beautiful and affluent areas of the UK. It is renowned for its fascinating heritage, history and in particular, the magnificent 11th century Priory Church. Surrounded with natural beauty, you will be spoilt for choice.
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The Christchurch Harbour Hotel is a fabulous base to explore the breathtaking Dorset World Heritage Coast and picturesque New Forest National Park. There really is something for everyone with its mix of heritage, beautiful coastline and countryside and plenty of attractions; you won’t be stuck for things to do.
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Walking and Hiking
Whether it’s a long summer’s or crisp winter’s day, the best way to explore the surrounding areas is on foot. The Christchurch Harbour Hotel’s location makes it the perfect base for discovering the beautiful coastline of Dorset with miles of golden beaches, the Jurassic Coast and further afield into the New Forest.
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Feeling energetic? There are plenty of outdoor sports and attractions to keep you busy. Why not try cycling or horse riding in the New Forest, or discover your sea legs and get out on the water, with Christchurch Sailing Centre close by. Maybe a round of golf is more your style, the Highcliffe Golf Course is located within one mile of the hotel.
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Dorset has many exciting museums and indoor attractions to visit. Even if the weather turns sour there is plenty to do, with local leisure centres, theatres and cinemas, we can provide you with the information to make sure your stay isn’t a wash out!
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Links to Local Websites
We have provided you with a list of websites to local places of interest and attractions that you may like to visit and would like more information on.
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Tourist Information Centre
More details of sights and attractions may also be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre located on Christchurch High Street or telephone (01202) 471780. In addition, the reception holds a large selection of brochures on nearby attractions.