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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, 11:00

Helen Stiles seeks out the crème de la crème of deliciously stylish afternoon tea venues in the BH postcode

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Tue, 10:30

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

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Tue, 10:29

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, September 7, 2017

Situated on the banks of the Stour, this Blackmore Vale market town has successfully reinvented itself whilst maintaining a strong link to the past, writes Andy Greeves

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

This September garden expert Toby Buckland is hosting a new Garden & Harvest Festival at Forde Abbey. He takes us for a turn around their famous gardens

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Monday, September 4, 2017

Dorset is one of the UK’s best destinations for outdoor activities on land, sea or in the air. Visit Dorset reveals some of the more unusual ways of exploring the county

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

From a cliff-top folly to the turbulent past of a castle and its village, Dorset Architectural Heritage Week is a great way to discover more about the county’s historic buildings, as Edward Griffiths discovers

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

From a quirky secret garden to a plant lover’s paradise, these NGS venues offer some glorious late summer displays, and there are some garden masterclasses to inspire too

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Helen Stiles experiences the multi-sensory delights of a tasting menu at Seasons at The Eastbury

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Friday, August 25, 2017

From shacks on the beach to fancy dining, Sue Quinn shares her favourite Dorset places where you will find the freshest locally caught fish and shellfish in the country

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

This challenging coastal walk rewards Edward Griffiths with exhilarating views over Worbarrow Bay. He also visits a ghost village whose residents were evacuated in 1943

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Vanessa Barlow writes about the coastline she calls home in her blog My Jurassic Coast. She talks to fellow Jurassic Coast lovers

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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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Monday, August 14, 2017

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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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Visit Dorset reveal their favourite lesser-known local beaches to explore if you want to get off the beaten track this summer

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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, August 7, 2017

From dog and duck capers to a marching band, there is plenty to enjoy at this fundraising event

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Why jet off to foreign climes to get married with your toes in the sand when you can do the same in Dorset?

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Monday, July 31, 2017

From tropical exotics to classic cottage, there are some unusual late summer gardens opening for the NGS in Dorset this month

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in Evershot is famous for its sumptuous afternoon teas. Head Chef, Steve Titman tells us the secret to making it special

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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, July 11, 2017

From cocktails under the stars and Shakespeare in the garden to a dip in the Stour, Marcia Moody discovers a treasure trove of delights to revive her flagging spirits after a busy working week

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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, July 5, 2017

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

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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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Thursday, June 29, 2017

From a lush ‘Jurassic Garden’ with dinosaurs to a sunny Mediterranean-style courtyard, there is a dazzling array of gardens great and small opening for the NGS in July

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

An elegant makeover, great location and a locally sourced seasonal menu are a winning combination at The Grosvenor Arms in Shaftesbury, says Helen Stiles

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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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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Just a few picture perfect sunsets here in Dorset…

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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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Monday, June 19, 2017

In celebration of Independent Bookshop Week (June 24 - July 1) The Bookshop on South Street in Bridport will be hosting several events for children, families and teens throughout the week.

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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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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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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Sara Niven reveals some hidden treasures in this historic hilltop town with sweeping views of the Blackmore Vale

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Summer is one of the best times to explore the county. We asked Visit Dorset to share some of their favourite places for a great Dorset day out, whatever your age

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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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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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Friday, May 26, 2017

Many towns and village are opening their gardens to raise money for local charities, church repairs and village halls. Visit these glorious gardens and support a good cause

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Eating alfresco allows you to immerse yourself in the natural world. So grab a blanket, pack a picnic and enjoy these wildlife-rich landscapes, with magnificent views suggested by Dorset Wildlife Trust

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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 22, 2017

Think you know the places and people of Dorset? Take our quiz to find out…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Local resident Jane Adkins reveals some of the hidden treasures in and around her home town

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Purbeck is the spiritual home for the Famous Five, an area beloved by their creator Enid Blyton who regularly holidayed here for over 20 years, as Visit Dorset reveals

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Monday, May 8, 2017

The Highcliffe Revival Food Festival is back and it’s bigger and better than ever, says Tracey Beesley, who is part of the committee organising this tasty event

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

From beaches to church halls and bike shops to old chapels, unlikely dinner venues are springing up around Dorset. Sue Quinn finds some supper clubs and pop-up restaurants that offer food lovers deliciously unusual places to feast

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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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