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Events

Tue, 08:01

Here's our pick of some of the best events that are happening in the county this weekend

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

There's no better way to get into the festive spirit than by heading to one of Dorset's many Christmas markets, which are complete with everything from mulled wine to carol singing to visits from the man in red himself. Ho, ho, ho….

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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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Walks

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Edward Griffiths guides us on a leisurely stroll around this lovely Dorset town, which is the perfect way to soak up the festive spirit

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Wednesday, November 13, 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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Monday, October 21, 2019

This month, Edward Griffiths retraces the footsteps of a romantic and a poet who was Dorset through and through

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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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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

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

The much-loved festival, which will take place in Bournemouth in September 2020, will follow the theme of 'Journeys' in celebration of a decade of bringing artists and audiences together

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

You can't beat a pub lunch after a scenic country walk with your four-legged friend. In no particular order, we pick some of the best dog friendly pubs in Dorset

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Yeovil's Quedam Shopping Centre is offering the ultimate Christmas experience, complete with polar bears, elves, snowmen, and of course Santa Claus himself

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

There's no better way to get into the festive spirit than by heading to one of Dorset's many Christmas markets, which are complete with everything from mulled wine to carol singing to visits from the man in red himself. Ho, ho, ho….

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

This Grade II* listed manor house in Wool provided the inspiration for Wellbridge House in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Wildlife

Tue, 09:08

The State of Nature Report has set alarm bells ringing across the land. Sally Welbourn of Dorset Wildlife Trust looks at some of the local winners and losers in the fight for survival

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Monday, November 4, 2019

The funding will help to deliver exciting new facilities that will enable visitors from all walks of life to enjoy Brownsea Island

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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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