A-Z of Dorset

A is for Apple Cake If you go to Dorset and don’t have an apple cake, did you really go to Dorset? B is for Beaches C is for Corfe Castle D is for Durdle Dor It’s one of the most iconic sights in the county. E is for Eggardon Hill Fort F is for […]

Explore Dorchester this winter

If you’re a self-confessed foodie and want to spend some time in the beautiful county of Dorset, make sure to check out Dorchester. Dorchester is Dorset’s county town and has a number of experiences from Michelin starred dining to hosting the Dorset Knob Throwing Festival, plus some incredible places to stay and things to do. […]

The best places to go ghost hunting in Dorset this Halloween

The autumn season isn’t just about the beautiful, warming flavours, it’s about watching the leaves change colour, getting out your favourite jumpers and of course, frightening ourselves with stories of ghosts and ghouls. So, if you fancy having a fright or two after eating your fill of October’s tasty treats read on for the best […]

Three great places for seeing autumn colours in Dorset

(And for stopping for refreshments too, obviously.) At this time of year, one of the best things to do is go for a brisk walk around the countryside where you can see the leaves changing colours and the squirrels playing.  If that sounds like the sort of thing you’d like to do, preferably before or […]

24 Hours in Christchurch

When it comes to Dorset you’re never too far from seaside, countryside and heritage attractions, but if you can’t decide which of those things you want for a day out, head to Christchurch, where you’ll find beaches, heritages attractions, a picturesque harbour, a bustling town and plenty of greenery with its abundance of nature reserves. […]

5 of Dorset’s best hidden beaches

If you’re heading to Dorset to stock up on the region’s spectacular local produce, here are some of the county’s best hidden beaches for you to enjoy during your trip. These beaches are beautifully scenic and being off the beaten track, are often quieter than the better known beaches. Cogden Beach This is the lesser […]

How to have an eco friendly stay in Dorset

If reducing your carbon footprint while still having a good time is important to you, here are a few suggestions of things you can do while in Dorset. These options won’t cost the earth and allow you to be kind to the planet while still having fun. Leave the car at home When it comes […]

Fore are open for adventures!

Fore Adventures, a Dorset based outdoor experience company are thrilled to announce that they can once again start their adventures after months in lockdown. The team at Fore Adventures aim to celebrate the seasons and share their passion for nature and love of the outdoors using the beautiful surroundings of Dorset and now, you can […]

A brief biography of Mary Anning for Dinosaur Day 2020

She sells sea shells on the sea shore, you’ve heard the tongue twister, no doubt you’ll have slipped up on a word or two too, but did you know that it is based on a lady from Dorset and did you know that that lady is the reason why the region is so popular among […]

Dorset’s Sand Lizards get new chance with UK’s first ‘Super’ Nature Reserve

The UK’s first ‘super’ national nature reserve has been created on Purbeck Heath. The reserve has been created thanks to seven landowners joining forces to help evolve a rich landscape of heaths, woods, marshes and dunes which contain a number of rare bird habitats, insects, bats and interesting plant life. It will join other ‘super’ […]