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Events

Tue, 14:29

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, October 2, 2017

We round up some of the best events and things to do across Dorset this month

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

From outdoor theatre and world class opera to a new festival of literature and illustration for children, Helen Stiles rounds up her pick of local events

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Friday, May 26, 2017

From vintage cycle rides to Shakespeare at Maumbury Rings, Helen Stiles rounds up her pick of events happening around the county this month

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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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Walks

Friday, October 13, 2017

Tried and tested by two-legged and four-legged walkers, these dog-friendly rambles are the perfect way to explore our lovely county

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a walk of contrasts and sensational views

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Monday, October 9, 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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Thursday, October 5, 2017

When the weather gets colder, there’s not much more refreshing than a brisk walk across the countryside, and there’s plenty of that here in Dorset…

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Edward Griffiths takes a fascinating walk through the history of this seaside resort

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Holidays

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Planning a trip to Dorset some time soon? There are some amazingly quirky properties available over on Airbnb

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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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Places

Thu, 12:49

Our quick guide to some of the best firework displays and bonfire events in Dorset for 2017

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Thu, 10:41

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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Friday, October 13, 2017

We take a quick look at some of the spookiest events across Dorset this October

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Friday, October 13, 2017

From elephants roaming Bournemouth to a watery takeover at the Town Hall, Helen Stiles is dazzled by the line-up at this year’s Arts by the Sea Festival and its Fringe

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a walk of contrasts and sensational views

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Wildlife

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Living on Brownsea Island is a dream realised for lifelong wildlife enthusiast Nicki Tutton

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Julie Hatcher, Dorset Wildlife Trust Marine Awareness Officer, reveals some of the extraordinary summer residents lurking in your local rockpool

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

From admiring agile hobbies hunting dragonflies to spotting Sandwich terns on Brownsea, it’s a busy summer for Paul Morton of Birds of Poole Harbour

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Sally Welbourn of Dorset Wildlife Trust explains why bugs are the bee’s knees in her world

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Friday, July 7, 2017

For those of us living in towns and cities, you would be forgiven for thinking your life is a world away from wildlife, but nature is closer than you think. The Wildlife Trusts care for 2,300 nature reserves, many of which are in or near towns and cities, so there’s bound to be one not too far from you…

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