Things to do
The park is ideally situated for the beautiful Purbeck Hills, the Jurassic Coastline and the wonderful sandy beaches at Studland and Sandbanks. The attractions of Wareham, Swanage, Poole and Bournemouth are all within easy reach.
Local attractions include the Arne RSPB and Nature Reserve with its wonderful walks and views, popular with wildlife and bird watchers. The Purbeck Cycleway with its bridleways and footpaths, make walking, cycling and mountain biking very popular in the area.
The Saxon town of Wareham provides many attractions throughout the year, on the quay Wareham boat hire offer paddle boarding, kayaking, rowing and motor boat hire. Also Brownsea island ferries also run river trips to the Island. The Quay in Wareham also provides a Saturday morning market, these activities are all within walking distance from Ridge farm campsite.
Golf is available at the Isle of Purbeck Golf Course and the family friendly pitch and putt in Swanage, horse riding at Studland Stables, sea and river fishing at Wareham and Poole, with sailing, windsurfing, surfing and kite-surfing also extremely popular in the area.
Throughout the six week summer period Wareham Wednesdays a local charitable organisation offer live music, entertainment and fireworks for all the family.
Climbing is another sport practised along the coast with diving courses on offer on Swanage Victorian Pier and Dorset water park based at Corfe castle offer great fun for all the family.
Other popular visiting locations in the area include: The Steam Railway from Swanage to Wareham, Lulworth, Durdle Door, Bovington Tank Museum, Monkey World and The Blue Pool.
The Isle of Purbeck and local area offer attractions and places of interest for all ages, so there is always something new to see and do, in and around, Ridge Farm Camping and Caravan Park.
Wareham Boat Hire - http://www.warehamboathiore.co.uk
Brownsea Island Ferries - http://www.brownseaislandferries.com
Dorset Water Park - www.dorsetwaterpark.co.uk
Wareham Wednesdays - http://www.warehamwednesdays.org
Swanage Railway - http://www.swanagerailway.co.uk
Monkey World - http://www.monkeyworld.org