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Places

09:39

We don’t think photos of Dorset can ever get old. Here are 10 of the best shared on Instagram this week…

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Mon, 15:37

Edward Griffiths admires sensational views from the highest point on the south coast before exploring a medieval fishing and farming hamlet

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Mon, 11:42

Helen Stiles seeks out the crème de la crème of deliciously stylish afternoon tea venues in the BH postcode

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

With Durdle Door, Brownsea Island, Jurassic Coast and a whole host of other stunning sights, Dorset is an amazing place for a stroll

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Edward Griffiths follows this intriguing walk along the River Stour to a heather-clad valley and an historic common, where turf was once dug, which offers fine views over the River Avon flood plain

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Education

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

While revision is vital for exam preparation, it shouldn’t be all hard graft for teenagers. Lisa Salmon looks at how playing games could help studying too

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Celebrities and other famous figures who went to school in Dorset

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Food & Drink

Mon, 11:43

Head Chef, Wayne Joyce, says his ethos of using seasonal and sustainable ingredients means sensational flavour-packed dishes are always on the menu at Urban Reef

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Mon, 11:42

Helen Stiles seeks out the crème de la crème of deliciously stylish afternoon tea venues in the BH postcode

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Whether you’re looking for fine dining, pub food, a romantic meal for 2 or a taste of something from further afield, eating out in Dorset really has something for everyone. Here’s our guide to the best local restaurants and pubs

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

At Dorset Magazine, we know that one of your greatest passions is the food and drink produced in this county, and the farms from which that produce comes. This year the glamorous awards evening will be held at The Italian Villa on September 28. Voting is now open…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

An elegant makeover, great location and a locally sourced seasonal menu are a winning combination at The Grosvenor Arms in Shaftesbury, says Helen Stiles

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People

Tue, 10:55

Balancing being a yogi, cookery writing and working with the Dalai Lama, Adam Lee-Potter meets the dynamic duo taking up the reins of the family business at Mapperton

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Mon, 11:43

Head Chef, Wayne Joyce, says his ethos of using seasonal and sustainable ingredients means sensational flavour-packed dishes are always on the menu at Urban Reef

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Friday, July 14, 2017

Fletch looks back on the key matches of the 2016-17 season, that saw AFC Bournemouth achieve their highest-ever league position

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Kate Williams talks to three of the county’s businessmen about running a company and their involvement in Dorset LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership)

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

From Laurel and Hardy clowning around in the hotel kitchen to meeting ‘Forces Sweetheart’ Vera Lynn, John Butterworth shares some very special memories of his family’s hotel with Jeremy Miles

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Homes & Gardens

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Dorset based sculptor, Simon Gudgeon, has once again received a Five Star Trade Stand Award from the Royal Horticultural Society at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The stand features sculptures from Simon, integrated into a planting scheme by his wife Monique.

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The light airy design of a Cape Town house transformed a Dorset bungalow into a special family home for a couple whose life is infused with colour, as Claire Bowman discovers

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Tolpuddle-based Allegoric Designs has taken the farmyard to the circus, as Carol Burns discovers

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Dr Paula Day reflects on the positive impact Lucienne Day’s upbeat modern everyday textiles had in brightening up homes across post-war Britain, as her centenary is celebrated at a special exhibition at Arts University Bournemouth

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Chelsea and Hampton Court Flower Show Gold Winner, Mary Payne, reveals the design secrets behind The Italian Garden at Compton Acres and how to recreate it at home

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