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’ […]

Don’t stay stuck in, enjoy nature while self isolating with the National Trust

Current Government advice is to self isolate where possible, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend your days stuck indoors. Wide, open spaces are perfectly fine to visit and while many of their properties are closed, the National Trust is, where possible, keeping as many of their gardens and parklands open free of charge. […]

Where to find snowdrops in Dorset

We know that spring is on its way because snowdrops have started appearing all over the region. If you’re travelling around Dorset, here are the best places to catch sight of some snowdrops and, a few suggestions of places to stop off for a cheeky drink or something to eat while you’re there! Kingston Lacy […]

Spooky goings on in Dorset

Not for the faint-hearted, take a look at Dorset’s spooky goings-on here! This time of year is perfect for snuggling down with some warm soup and lightly spiced biscuits, both of which you can get in abundance in Dorset during the October and November months. To really cement in the season, why not combine your […]

24 hours in Swanage

For those of you who want to explore the Jurassic Coast and spend some time in a coastal town with a good dose of country side, then Swanage is a great choice. Situated on the Isle of Purbeck, Swanage is a good place to base yourself for exploring the wider area as places like Studland […]