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Winter Walks Dorset
Dorset’s top winter walks

Perfect for the traditional Boxing Day amble, wrap up warm and make the most of the region's best scenic walking routes.

05th December 2018

Country Pubs in Dorset
The cosiest country pubs in Dorset

Curl up by the fire and enjoy a pint of locally brewed ale at these atmospheric spots in Dorset.

27th November 2018

Dorset Shooting School
A beginner’s guide to clay pigeon shooting

Discover the history of clay pigeon shooting and experience a highly enjoyable day in beautiful surroundings.

10th October 2018

Dorset Wildlife
Everything You Need to Know About Dorset Wildlife

Discover the region's outstanding wildlife with the Dorset Wildlife Trust.

18th July 2018

Dorset Steam Fair
5 Reasons to Visit the Great Dorset Steam Fair

A long established celebration of local heritage, culture and agriculture, Dorset's steam fair is set to be extra special in 2018 as it celebrates its 50th birthday.

15th May 2018

Dorset Walks
Five Great Walks for Children in Dorset

Walking is the best way to make the most of Dorset's stunning landscape and these family friendly routes are suitable for all ages.

19th April 2018

Melbury House
The Story Behind Melbury House in Dorset

High on the heritage list is Melbury House,  a magnificent property a stone's throw from Summer Lodge Country House Hotel.

18th April 2018

Chesil Beach Film
Dorset On Screen: On Chesil Beach, The Film

Within easy reach of Summer Lodge and The Acorn Inn, Dorset’s beautiful Chesil Beach has inspired literary and cinematic works.

27th March 2018

Horse Racing Facts
Everything You Need to Know About Horse Racing

From 'the going' to national hunt, master the rules of horse racing before enjoying a day at Dorset's finest racecourse.

16th March 2018

Dippy trustee of the National History Museum
Dippy Comes to the Jurassic Coast

In 2018, Dippy, the life-sized Diplodocus cast, is touring the UK.

29th January 2018

Travelling With Children
Interview with Cass Chapman of Kodomo.com on Travelling with Children

Travel expert, Cass Chapman, shares her tips on how to make travelling with the kids effortless.

29th December 2017

 The Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir
How to Spend Christmas in Dorset

Here's our round up of Dorset's best offerings this Christmas.

25th November 2017

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