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Events

Mon, 16:08

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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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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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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Walks

Tue, 11:29

Edward Griffiths follows an important Roman military supply route that leads to one of the finest churches in Dorset and the final resting place for a King of Wessex

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

From ancient woodland to a remnant of a monastic route, Edward Griffiths walks through history in the Blackmore Vale

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Edward Griffiths discovers a town tucked away in the heavenly hills of West Dorset with a river running through it and glorious views

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Edward Griffiths explores a wild heath landscape near Poole which is home to some very rare residents

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Monday, May 8, 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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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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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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Places

Yesterday, 15:15

Dorset, Dorset, Dorset. And some more Dorset. Join us on a trip around the world as we check out… Dorset

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Yesterday, 10:12

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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Tue, 11:39

Just a few picture perfect sunsets here in Dorset…

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Tue, 11:38

With a novelty dog show judged by Martin Clunes and Clydesdale horses dancing to music Buckham Fair certainly puts the fun into fundraising, which all goes to local charities as Helen Stiles discovers

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Tue, 11:29

Edward Griffiths follows an important Roman military supply route that leads to one of the finest churches in Dorset and the final resting place for a King of Wessex

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Wildlife

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) is hosting an exciting and fascinating all day BioBlitz event at its Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre on Sunday 25 June 2017, with activities and events running from 8am to 5pm.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Dorset’s heathland becomes a magical place at dusk with the churring chorus of a remarkable summer visitor, says Paul Morton of Birds of Poole Harbour

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Friday, May 26, 2017

After moving from London to Dorset, Marcia Moody started to reconnect with nature and now she can’t wait to take part in Dorset Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild in June

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Monday, May 8, 2017

With International Dawn Chorus Day celebrated on 7 May 2017, Paul Morton of Birds of Poole Harbour wants us to close our eyes and listen to nature’s greatest singers

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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

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