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Places

Yesterday, 16:48

Visit Dorset has teamed up with some of the county’s best photographers to reveal the best locations to watch the sunrise or sunset to celebrate the Summer Solstice

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Tue, 09:58

Dorset villages are some of the most beautiful in England – think winding lanes, thatched cottages and a cosy pub or welcoming tea room. We suggest ten of the prettiest villages to visit in the county

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Ian McEwan’s Booker Prize-nominated novel On Chesil Beach has been made into a film, but capturing Chesil’s wild windswept beauty proved to be quite a challenge for cast and crew

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

‘Tis the season for walking among the flora and fauna of Dorset’s best gardens... We pick six Dorset gardens to visit in May

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Sam Scriven of the Jurassic Coast Trust shares thrilling tales of Dorset dinosaurs and reveals what this coastline looked like millions of years ago with the help of paleoartist Dr Mark Witton

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Education

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

As Head of Clayesmore, Jo Thomson wants pupils to embrace challenge as this will help them discover that they can achieve more than they ever dreamt

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Richard Stevenson is headmaster of Castle Court School, the family-centred prep where children’s talents are nurtured and the freedom of childhood treasured

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Food & Drink

Here are some delicious and award-winning Dorset gins to celebrate World Gin Day on 9 June

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dorset Magazine Food, Drink & Farming Awards are back and we want you to nominate your local heroes now

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Summer is fast approaching and warm weekends are perfect for sitting in a pub garden with good beer and even better company. In no particular order, we pick ten of the best Dorset pubs with beer gardens

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Monday, April 23, 2018

From farmhouse to country house, tea room to hotel Sue Quinn leaves no crumb untested as she seeks out some of the finest cream teas in the county

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Celebrate St George’s Day with this sumptuous slow-cooked beef dish in a herb and red wine sauce created by award-winning chef Tony Beales of Beales Gourmet

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People

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Fanny Charles meets some of the residents and businesses owners who are proud to call Dorset’s newest town the place where they work, live and play

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Donna and Harry Mosley have brought the taste of their world travels to The Paddle in Highcliffe, where brunch and lunch is a deliciously leisurely affair

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Here we turn the spotlight on some of our county’s most successful and discover what makes them tick

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Human rights lawyer, Clive Stafford Smith has brought the plight of detainees at Guantanomo Bay into the art rooms of local schools

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Friday, March 2, 2018

Rural communities throughout the UK could be eligible to receive funding via the Calor Rural Community Fund from energy provider Calor

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Homes & Gardens

Friday, May 4, 2018

A house on Dorset’s most famous street has become available and this is how much it costs to buy

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Add colour to your garden now with the top flowers of March and this season will be all the brighter

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Houseplants are a hot interior trend at the moment and can completely transform a room - but they have their downsides! Gardener and broadcaster Toby Buckland delivers his expert advice

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Would you decorate your home with human bones and old medical instruments? Plenty do, according to one Dorset couple, which piqued Faith Eckersall’s morbid curiosity

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Andy Greeves explores a beautiful area of Dorset immortalised in the novels of Thomas Hardy where you can truly experience the feeling of being far from the madding crowd

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