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Interiors

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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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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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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Homes & Gardens

Property Market

Tue, 11:37

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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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

With its picturesque riverside location, eclectic range of shops and restaurants, and easy access to coast and countryside, Wareham is a very popular location with home buyers, says Andy Greeves

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Stamp duty changes and Brexit all impacted on the UK property market, but how has it affected Dorset? Andy Greeves gets the views of some of the county’s leading estate agents

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

You have always wanted to build your own home, but all of the television shows and how-to books make it seem like an impossible feat, or is it?

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

With its light and airy design, this stunning contemporary property in Upwey takes full advantage of its rural surroundings

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