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Events

Tue, 14:54

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, July 31, 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

Tue, 15:15

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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Tue, 11:44

Edward Griffiths follows in the footsteps of Romans on this route between Hamworthy and Badbury Rings. Along the way he enjoys some fine views over the Stour plains towards Poole

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Edward Griffiths admires sensational views from the highest point on the south coast before exploring a medieval fishing and farming hamlet

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Edward Griffiths follows this intriguing walk along the River Stour to a heather-clad valley and an historic common, where turf was once dug, which offers fine views over the River Avon flood plain

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Whether you set out on bike or on foot, Dorset Food & Drink have come up with a great way for you and your tastebuds to explore the county’s food scene this summer, says Jane Adkins

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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

Yesterday, 10:20

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, 15:15

With Durdle Door, Brownsea Island, Jurassic Coast and a whole host of other stunning sights, Dorset is an amazing place for a stroll

Read full story »
Tue, 11:44

Edward Griffiths follows in the footsteps of Romans on this route between Hamworthy and Badbury Rings. Along the way he enjoys some fine views over the Stour plains towards Poole

Read full story »
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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Mon, 13:00

Want to keep your food miles low and your taste experience high? Alice Cooke reveals some of the county’s best farm shops

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Wildlife

Yesterday, 14:50

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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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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