The area is excellent for off-road cycling with an extensive network of bridal ways and cycle routes. The bridleway that passes through Woodyhyde accesses this network. Bike hire is available nearby from cyclexperience-www.purbeckcyclehire.co.uk.
The whole of the nearby coast forms part of the South West Coast path that starts at Poole Harbour. Additionally numerous footpaths cross the area including the Purbeck Way. From Woodyhyde walkers connect direct to a network of footpaths and bridleways.
On the road towards Studland you will find Purbeck Golf Club. See: www.purbeckgolf.co.uk. This highly rated golf course provides spectacular views over the sea and Poole Harbour.
This small Aqua Park is just outside our local village of Corfe Castle and has an excellent array of floating inflatable obstacles in a lake land and woodland setting.
This heritage lines runs steam trains and old diesel trains along the Purbeck Valley from Swanage to Corfe Castle passing through the fields at Woodyhyde.
Available from Studland Riding Stables 01929 450272. In addition to rides across heathland, out of the summer season you can ride along Studland beach.
From the pier in Swanage there is a daily passenger ferry to Poole (High Season Only). From the adjacent quays there are boat trips and mackerel fishing trips. Private hire motorboats are also available.
The Swanage pier area and the adjacent coast is famous for diving.
Swanage based adventure company Land and Wave - see www.landandwave.co.uk provides many adventure activities for adults or children including kayaking and coasteering.
The cliffs along the south coast of the Isle of Purbeck are particularly popular for rock climbing enthusiasts.