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Events

12:21

From a magnificent matchstick fleet to a glorious Georgian street fayre, Helen Stiles rounds up her pick of events happening around the county this month

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Yesterday, 14:41

Great things to do in Dorset this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

From an April Fool’s Festival to Sooty and friends, Helen Stiles rounds up her pick of local events

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Monday, February 27, 2017

From Kathak dancing and opera to a sleepover with dinosaurs, Helen Stiles rounds up her pick of events happening around the county this month

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Get your wedding planning off to a romantic start at Bride: The Wedding Show at Westpoint Arena from March 25-26

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Walks

Yesterday, 11:01

Edward Griffiths starts this bluebell walk in Cranborne Chase at a remarkable airfield that was once home to two Glider Pilot Regiments which played a key role on D-Day

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Edward Griffiths explores old Christchurch, uncovering some of its historical places and fascinating people

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a spring stroll through a rare remnant of Dorset’s ancient heath, an area which still retains a sense of untameable wild beauty and immense age

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a heathland stroll filled with bird song and the scent of pines, and along the way he glimpses a top secret establishment

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Monday, February 20, 2017

Edward Griffiths embarks on a challenging walk which rewards with sensational vistas across coast and countryside

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Holidays

Hailed as the hippest hangout on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast, The Seaside Boarding House is the cliff-top creation of former Groucho Club co-founder Mary-Lou Sturridge. So is it infused with maritime magic? We take you on an exclusive tour

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Monday, October 13, 2014

For some men cycling can become an unhealthy obsession but there comes a point when the boy must become a man and address the pressing need for a family holiday which doesn’t involve bikes

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Monday, September 15, 2014

People thrive for that thrill of something different so we’ve compiled some vital info on a few of the most interesting places to stay across Dorset

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Places

12:21

From a magnificent matchstick fleet to a glorious Georgian street fayre, Helen Stiles rounds up her pick of events happening around the county this month

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11:59

We round up 10 of the best festivals and fayres happening across Dorset this May

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11:47

There are some glorious spring gardens throwing open their gates for the NGS this month, and a spectacular sea of colour to admire at the Tulip Festival at Forde Abbey

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11:33

From Beethoven to gypsy jazz and Jane Austen to the Tour de France, this year’s Sherborne Abbey Festival is an eclectic mix of music and performance

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11:26

Hayley Jones reveals how a visit to the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival could inspire a career in Earth Sciences

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Wildlife

Yesterday, 11:11

It’s bluebells, bluebells and even more bluebells across Dorset right now...

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Yesterday, 11:07

Paul Morton, of Birds of Poole Harbour, reveals the remarkably exotic feathered spring visitors that are making pulses race in the bird watching community

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Dorset Wildlife Trust is inviting everyone to get out and explore Dorset this Easter. Whether it is coast or countryside, the changing seasons reveal something new even in the most familiar of places

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The race is on, which feathered spring migrant will arrive in Dorset first? Paul Morton of Birds of Poole Harbour is scanning the skies for ospreys too

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Dr Simon Cripps, Chief Executive of Dorset Wildlife Trust, puts forward his viewpoint on the impact our exit of EU policies could have on our countryside

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