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Whats On: Durlston Country Park

Throughout the year Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck plays host to a wide array of events and festivals for all ages. You can filter the events by: Childrens or Family Event (2), Community (308), Durlston Country Park (210), Fetes and Festivals (2), History and Heritage (3), .

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Meet a Moth!

20th September 2021 10:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join a Ranger tolook through last night’s moth trap and find out more about these elusive andbeautiful creatures of the night. Meet at the Learning Centre, Durlston. Freeevent (donations welcome).Booking notrequired – just come along.For more informa...

Cuppa and a Chat

20th September 2021 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Enjoy a cuppa, make some new friends and enjoy the lovely woodland setting of the Durlston ‘Shed‘. Just drop in and say hello to our lovely ‘Sheddies‘. FREE. Shed. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Conservation Work Party

22nd September 2021 10:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Come and join ourfriendly volunteer group, for a morning’s work looking after one of the UK’sbest places for wildlife. Meet at the Learning Centre, Durlston.Wear old clothesyou don’t mind getting dirty and steel toe-capped boots if you have them (wec...

September Wildlife Walk

23rd September 2021 11:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

 As the season turns, join a Ranger for a walk to discover some of the special wildlife atDurlston Country Park National Nature Reserve. Meet in Durlston Castle Reception. £3 Booking not required. A gentle 1.5 hour stroll across some uneven...

Stargazing

25th September 2021 19:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join the Wessex Astronomical Society to use telescopes to view the Jupiter, Saturn, Andromeda galaxy, star clusters and the Autumn Constellations. £3. Weather dependent - phone 01929 424443 to confirm. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park We...

Cuppa and a Chat

27th September 2021 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Enjoy a cuppa, make some new friends and enjoy the lovely woodland setting of the Durlston ‘Shed‘. Just drop in and say hello to our lovely ‘Sheddies‘. FREE. Shed. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

RiverRun: Exhibition by Cape Farewell

1st October 2021 10:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Artists and scientists haveworked together to explore the River Frome,  its wildlife and effects we are having on it along with solutions.Drawings, sculpture, photographs and poetry. FREE. FFG.  Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.d...

FREE Total Body Walx!

1st October 2021 12:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join Walx for a free taster into Nordic Walking. Free use of Nordic Poles included. Book via WALX Dorset using code : 1FREEWALX Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Bird Ringing Demonstration

2nd October 2021 08:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join the Stour Ringing Group for a demonstration on bird ringing. Weather dependant. £3. Learning Centre Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

RiverRun Gallery Presentation

2nd October 2021 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join the four artists who created the RiverRun exhibition for a presentation discussing their 12 month interrogation of the River Frome. Covering topics about environmental care and wildlife protection. FREE. Fine Foundation Gallery. Venue: Durlston ...

Cuppa and a Chat

4th October 2021 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Enjoy a cuppa, make some new friends and enjoy the lovely woodland setting of the Durlston ‘Shed‘. Just drop in and say hello to our lovely ‘Sheddies‘. FREE. Shed. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Castle Tour

7th October 2021 11:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Take a tour to discover the history behind Durlston Castle. Donations welcome. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Calm on the Cliffs an introduction to Forest Bathing

8th October 2021 10:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

‘Join Dorset Forest Bathing for a gentle and sensory walk that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Booking essential £12. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Park to Pier

9th October 2021 10:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join a Durlston Ranger for a walk from Durlston Castle to Swanage Pier learning about the wildlife, geology and Victorian history. Adult: £5, Child: £3. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Glass Engraving for Beginners

10th October 2021 11:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Come and learn this fascinating and beautiful craft. No experience needed to create your own masterpiece. Ages 8+. Booking essential.£10. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Cuppa and a Chat

11th October 2021 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Enjoy a cuppa, make some new friends and enjoy the lovely woodland setting of the Durlston ‘Shed‘. Just drop in and say hello to our lovely ‘Sheddies‘. FREE. Shed. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Draw like a Pro Workshop!

13th October 2021 11:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join Artist/Illustrator Mark Page to learn to draw animals, flora and fauna from the natural world. Beginners and intermediate. Tuition and materials included. Booking essential £20. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.c...

Purbeck Film Festival Exhibition

16th October 2021 10:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Exhibition exploring the past 25 years of Purbeck Film Festival and the themes of this years films. Free. Fine Foundation Gallery. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Durlston Rocks! Geology Walk

17th October 2021 11:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join a Ranger for a walk learning about Durlston‘s geology. £3. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Creative Workshop with Ilona Skladzien

17th October 2021 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join Ilona to explore working with tissue paper and all its possibilities while using your sense of touch, smell and hearing. For non-sighted and sighted participants. Ilona will share techniques used in her upcoming exhibition. Age 15+. Booking es...

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