Outdoor Centre

MyTIME Outdoor Centre (formerly known as Poole and Dorset Adventure Centre) is situated in the Isle of Purbeck, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Nearest village Worth Matravers is particularly picturesque.

"I had a good weekend, lots of space to run around, next time I would like to feed the sheep, thank you" Amelia

Our centre has a wonderful  outdoor rustic feel to it and offers self-catering accommodation - there is sleeping inside for 24 people, split between three dormitories and one double room.  At £330 per night for a group of up to 24 (suggested contribution), plus an extra from £10 per night winter supplement from 1st October to 31st March.

In addition to the 24 beds indoors, we can extend the capacity with camping facilities (tents are not provided) for up to 16 extra people, giving our visitors the chance to sleep under canvas using the centre's self-catering, toilet and shower facilities at from £7 per head per night.  A maximum of 40 people are able to stay on-site.

We welcome up to 2 dogs per stay at the centre for a small charge.  Please click here to download further information.

The centre is a mile and a half from the South West Coast Path and the Jurassic Coast (a World Heritage Site) making it ideal for small groups or families to enjoy a relaxing break with walking, outdoor adventure activities and other social events.

"This is my last time here, We have had many good years, great place to stay. Lots of memories of past stays to take with us" Mike, Staff & residents of Barrowhall Care Centre.

For students, the centre offers an ideal base for field studies, social education programmes, appreciation of living and learning skills. 

Click here to download the Access Statement for the MyTIME Outdoor Centre. 

Terms and conditions for booking the centre can be downloaded here.

A booking form can be downloaded here but please call to check availability.

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This is an outstanding area for environmental studies - it sits within an SSSI.

Close at hand are Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door with their unusual geological features and the nearby fossil forest, Arne Nature Reserve, Purbeck Marine Reserve, Poole Harbour, Ballard Down, Durlston Country ParkBrownsea Island Nature Reserve, Portland and many more great places.

Groups may also be interested in walking the South West Coast Path, the Wareham Forest Way, the Purbeck Hills and other scenic footpaths or cycling the Purbeck Cycleway (bring your own bicycle), painting, horseriding (available locally). The environment is rich in archaeological, geological and fossil formations and has a varied and interesting history. Other activities available locally can include swimming, sailing, diving, windsurfing and fishing.

Apart from the natural beauty of the area, there are numerous places of interest to visit nearby including Monkey World, Bovington Tank MuseumLulworth CastleTyneham Village, Athelhampton House and Gardens, Swanage RailwayCorfe Castle and the beaches at Swanage and Studland.


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