What happened to Dorset’s ghost village?

You might have noticed a little change in the calendars this May, rather than May Day being a bank holiday, it has been moved to Friday, 8th May to coincide with the 75th anniversary of V E Day. V E Day, otherwise known as Victory in Europe Day is the day that the second world […]

Unusual things to do in Dorset

Dorset is a wonderful place to visit whatever the season. If you’re going in the summer, you get to experience the beautiful beaches, visiting in the spring means you can see the new shoots and flowers in the region’s nature reserves and countryside areas and coming in the winter gives you chance to explore the [...]

5 of the best picnic spots in Dorset

When the weather starts getting brighter and warmer and you’re surrounded by the beautiful Dorset landscape, what could be better than dining al fresco with a picnic made up of some of the region’s best local produce? We’ve put together five of our favourite picnic spots in the county so all you need to do […]

Purbeck Ice Cream add new flavours to their range for 2019!

Award-winning Purbeck Ice Cream is made on a farm overlooking Corfe Castle, using fresh Purbeck milk, thick Dorset double cream, British sugar and an abundance of natural ingredients. They don’t use artificial additives or GMOs, no added colours nor flavours, no nuts, everything’s gluten free and they are suitable for vegetarians as well as being Halal […]

Purbeck Ice Cream turns 30

30 years ago Peter and Hazel Hartle ran a 60 Friesian dairy herd on 126 acres directly opposite the historic remains of Corfe Castle in the heart of Dorset, along with the variable ‘help’ from their three boys of 6 months, 1 & 2 years of age. However, with the introduction of milk quotas they […]