Mytime Outdoor Centre, Off Renscombe Rd, Worth Matravers, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset. BH19 3LL
Call MyTIME Outdoor Centre on 01202 710701
OverviewMyTIME Outdoor Centre, previously know as the David Donald Field Studies Centre or the Poole and the Dorset Adventure Centre, provides the perfect accommodation for large self-catering groups, including families, groups of friends, youth, school and special interest groups. The site is an important part of Purbeck history, being a converted 1940's radar station within an SSSI and close to Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, Arne, Corfe Castle, Swanage and Poole Harbour. The Centre, with its rustic charm, enjoys central heating and double glazing. A new wood-burner makes the lounge area warm and cosy on colder nights. The 24 beds can be supplemented by camping. There is a well-equipped kitchen, a spacious community room with table football and table tennis, a drying room, picnic area, BBQ, camping area, lots of space to run around and plenty of parking. Ramps to the main building (on one level), and an adapted toilet provide access for wheelchair users. Up to 2 dogs subject to arrangement. Perfect for environmental studies or just to enjoy the coast, walking, outdoor activities or relaxing. This accommodation is featured on our map of Devon, Cornwall and the West Country and here is its own website.
Rooms & Beds:40: 24 inside: 1x2, 1x4 en suite, 1x8, 1x10. 16 camping.
Price per night:Whole centre from £330 (24 people). 16 more can camp (BYO tents) at £7pp. Bedding £5pp. Dog £15. Winter fuel supplement £10 (Oct-Mar).
Booking:Check availability on the website and book by phone, e mail or via the contact form.
Directions:In Worth Matravers bear right by duck pond. Road turns sharp right then left onto Renscombe Rd. The drive to the centre is 200m further on right.
Public Transport:Train to Wareham. Wilts & Dorset Buses to Worth Matravers.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available only to groups, is an 'Eco Hostel', has a pub within walking distance and is on the map of accommodation for school groups, the Hostels with Camping map and the SW Coast Path.
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November 4th 2009
We started our walk, straight from the David Donaldson Field Studies Base out along the coast path of the Isle of Purbeck. As soon as we reached the sea at Deadmans Bay we got held up by the hundreds of fossils set in the mud stone. The weather was so hot that the children swam and everyone waded out into the water to see the fossils set in the seabed.Read More
Visit Wood Henge on the South Coast
March 20th 2018
Mytime Centre provides great value accommodation for family and walking holidays on the South Coast.
Mytime Centre provides great value accommodation for family and walking holidays on the South Coast. The centre has fabulous views, stunning walks and is close to Wood Henge. Mytime Outdoor Centre, once called the David Donaldson Field Centre, provides great accommodation for walking groups and groups of families. Close to Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck, the area has some superb coastal walks. There are loads of gorgeous beaches in the area and cliff top walks straight from the accommodation. Families can walk down to Chapman’s Pool for a paddle, to gather fossils or play cricket on the beach. Also close by is Wood Henge ! Why not visit to find out more.
Fancy trying Nordic Walking?
January 19th 2018
Book your group stay at the MyTIME Outdoor Centre from 14th to 16th September 2018 and take part in the fantastic Purbeck Nordic Walking Festival 2018.
Find out more about the Purbeck Nordic Walking festival on their website: https://www.nordicwalking-holidays.com/events/purbeck-nordic-walking-festival-2018/
Late Availability – BOOK your last minute December Get Away with us!
November 15th 2017
£295 per night – less than £15 per person for a group of 20