Discover the local area and places of interest
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
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
Within easy reach of Summer Lodge and The Acorn Inn, Dorset’s beautiful Chesil Beach has inspired literary and cinematic works.
27th March 2018
From 'the going' to national hunt, master the rules of horse racing before enjoying a day at Dorset's finest racecourse.
16th March 2018
Travel expert, Cass Chapman, shares her tips on how to make travelling with the kids effortless.
29th December 2017
Here's our round up of Dorset's best offerings this Christmas.
25th November 2017
Dorset's glorious landscape has provided writers with inspiration for centuries. Celebrated Victorian writer Thomas Hardy, born and bred in Dorset, used his home county as the backdrop for his wll known and famous novels and poetry. Discover our selection of the best Dorset literature to read ahead of your next trip.
23rd October 2017
get a taste of the region’s bounty at Dorset’s finest farm shops, which offer everything from vegetables picked from the ground that morning to cheese made on site. Discover our pick the best farm shops in Dorset.
09th October 2017
Discover why Dorset is the perfect destination for a family day out with prehistoric Jurassic coastline, wildlife filled countryside, historic sites and child-friendly attractions.
29th September 2017