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Events

Tue, 17:20

From film screenings to Shakespearean drama to onion festivals, there's plenty going on in Dorset this weekend

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Over four weekends, thousands of people will enjoy a magical lunar experience at the Museum of the Moon without leaving Dorset

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Now in its fourth year, Shaftesbury Fringe is attracting performers keen to try out their new material on an appreciative audience before taking it to Edinburgh

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Monday, June 3, 2019

From jazz to classical music, literature to Shakespeare in the garden, Beaminster Festival 2019 is jam-packed with events for the whole family

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Friday, May 24, 2019

'Arts' has been added to this popular festival, and Rosemary Shrager is joining the impressive line-up of chefs in the demo kitchen this June

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Walks

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

This hilly walk follows a beautiful ancient route - keep your eyes peeled for the fascinating listed buildings that you'll encounter on the way

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Monday, September 23, 2019

This three-and-a-half-mile walk follows the tributaries of the River Britt, promising stunning views around every corner

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Monday, September 16, 2019

This walk offers a peek into Dorset's fascinating history books, with a route that takes in a Neolithic ceremonial monument that is shrouded in mystery

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Friday, September 6, 2019

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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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Winding country lanes, rolling countryside and cosy cottages galore - Edward Griffiths shares 7 lovely walking routes around just some of our most beautiful Dorset villages

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Holidays

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Anne Brunner-Ellis takes her horse on holiday to a B&B in Ashmore where they both enjoy three glorious days of exploring the local countryside as well as a spot of pampering

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Join Arlene Phillips and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz and Janette on this exclusive 8-day river cruise along the Danube

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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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Places

Wed, 12:05

We've rounded up some of the best firework displays and bonfire events happening across the county in 2019

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Tue, 16:09

This year's star-studded programme features bestselling poets and novelists, acclaimed nature writers, historians and big name journalists, as Margery Hookings has been finding out

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Tue, 15:13

Here are some Dorset walks, easy and challenging, to get you out and about over the coming winter months

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Mon, 17:15

Halloween falls at the end of half term this year, so Helen Stiles has rounded up some of the best spook-tacular events that will allow you to come face to face with zombies, witches and monsters…

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Sherborne Literary Festival is taking place this month, which celebrates authors from here in Dorset and further afield - and there is an exciting line-up of talks and workshops that need to be in the diary of every discerning book lover.

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Wildlife

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Catherine Bolado offers a fascinating insight into this age-old tradition, and explains why these juicy berries are so important for our local wildlife

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Monday, July 29, 2019

From the churring call of the nightjar to colourful moths drawn to night-scented plants, there is plenty of wildlife to look and listen for after sunset

Words: Catherine Bolado

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Get yourself immersed amongst Dorset's wildlife this summer with one of these guided walks

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Monday, June 24, 2019

As well as the usual suspects, keep an eye out for some new species on the Dorset coast this summer, says Sally Welbourn of Dorset Wildlife Trust

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Dorset Wildlife Trust's Catherine Bolado and wildflower expert and DWT trustee Jim White reveal some lesser known wildflowers to look for

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