2021 Dorset knob-throwing festival cancelled

The organisers of Dorset’s traditional Knob Throwing Festival have confirmed that the competition will not go ahead this year because of ongoing safety fears surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The festival is a tradition in Dorset, the event, coupled with the Frome Valley Food Festival, has a number of competitions featuring the Dorset Knob, a traditional […]

Have you tried any of these famous traditional dishes of Dorset?

Dorset is full of famous foods, many of which you can find right here, but when you’re in the region, why not make a point of sampling some of the traditional treats that originated in the county? A favourite of Dorchester’s popular author, Thomas Hardy, is the Dorset Knob, which, although the focus of the […]