Sport & Leisure

Bike Hire – Weymouth Bike Hire will deliver bikes for all of the family to your cottage, including all safety equipment. Tel 07973 751393 or via the website www.weymouthbikehire.co.uk – you are welcome to bring your own bikes and we have some wall mounted bike hoops to which they can be secured (please bring your own locks).

Electric bike hire and half day guided tours – www.jurassic-electric.co.uk Tel; 07796 135256 From £30 per person for a half day.

Max Events – run activity days and outdoor pursuits and are just 10 minutes down the road www.maxevents.co.uk

Treasure Trails are a great way of exploring the local area while solving a murder mystery ! Visit www.treasuretrails.co.uk or call 07867 800897 for further details of the local trails to Greenwood.

Horse riding – Pound Cottage Riding School, Milton Abbas 01258 880057

Fishing – Higher Kingcombe Lodge, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester www.higherkingcombelodge.co.uk/fishing 01300 320537

Clay pigeon shooting and go karting is available nearby – Tel 01935 83625 or www.southerncountiesleisure.com

Bowling in Weymouth – Lakeside Superbowl, St Nicholas Street, Weymouth, DT4 8AD Tel; 01305 871444

Dorset Wildlife Trust run Kayak Safaris in the clear, shallow waters of Kimmeridge Bay. Led by qualified BCU kayak instructors the trip will use clear bottomed kayaks and purpose made goggle viewers to open a window into the secret underwater world. Booking is essential, contact 01929 481044 or email kimmeridge@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk

When the weather isn’t so good why not take the family to Monkey Bizness in Poole,Soft indoor play areas for children aged up to 12. www.monkey-bizness.co.uk has all of the details.

Award winning Farmer Palmers Farm Park in Organford is one of the most popular day out for families with children upto the age of 8. www.farmerpalmers.co.uk has a full list of the events throughout the year, opening times and prices.

Plaza cinema Dorchester ; independantly run cinema in the centre of town. www.plazadorchester.com Tel 01305 262488

Odeon Cinema – Brewery Square, Dorchester. www.odeon.co.uk