Events at Durlston Country Park: Rewilding Unwrapped Exhibition


Durlston Castle, Lighthouse Road, SWANAGE, Dorset, BH19 2JL
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What if you just leave it?': Rewilding Unwrapped Exhibition   10-4pm

Photographer, geographer and podcaster Sam Rose has created a photographic body of work to explain and 'unwrap' rewilding, what it means and why it is so important for the biodiversity of our country. His work is from across the UK, but includes images from West Dorset and Purbeck. 

In the Fine Foundation Gallery, . Free entry. 




  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Event

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Visa accepted

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the A351 from Wareham (11 miles), or come across the Sandbanks-Studland ferry from Bournemouth (10 miles) to Swanage. From Swanage follow the brown tourist signs up the hill. Park in our pay and display car park.

Public Transport Directions

From the west: the nearest mainline train station is Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). Catch the number 40 Wilts and Dorset bus from Wareham Station to Swanage Bus/Train Station (this bus route starts in Poole). Switch onto the Durlston Explorer bus to the Country Park (the bus runs from 26 May until 30 September).From the east: Catch the train to Bournemouth then switch to the Wilts and Dorset bus number 50 to Swanage Bus/Train Station. Switch onto the Durlston Explorer bus to the Country Park (the bus runs from 26 May until 30 September).To plan your journey by public transport contact Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit their website: to look up bus timetables.At times when the Swanage Railway is running: Travel on Wilts and Dorset bus number 40 (Poole - Swanage) to Norden Station (Norden Farm stop) or Corfe Castle Station (East Street stop) then catch the steam train to Swanage. Tel: 01929 425800 or visit their website:

Opening Times

What if you just leave it?': Rewilding Unwrapped Exhibition (7 Nov 2023 - 10 Dec 2023)

* Daily 10.30am-5pm.

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