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Events

Mon, 14:28

We've got a busy weekend ahead here in Dorset - let's keep our fingers crossed for some sunshine…

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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

Tue, 14:47

These beautiful gardens are famed for their ornamental grasses, and autumn is one of the best times of the year to visit

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Friday, August 9, 2019

This 5 mile walk has been devised by local folk music duo Ninebarrow, and it makes the most of the area's breathtaking views

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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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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

This walking route around Dewlish and West Bagber Copse features a village which will intrigue archaeology enthusiasts

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

This From River plains walk takes in a 14th century castle, a working quarry and a perfect example of a Victorian church makeover

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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

Yesterday, 14:35

The National Trust is celebrating a landmark 100 years since they first came into ownership of this iconic BFG…and now they're calling on volunteers to give him a face-lift later this month

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How do you fancy staying in the former family home of legendary Dorset sculptor Mary Spencer Watson? Well, as Steve Harris finds out, now you can…

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Mon, 16:57

We all love Dorset, right? And some of us probably think there's no place better. Here's why...

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Mon, 16:39

Take a step back in time with these short clips showcasing the glory days of Dorset. How much has changed over the past 85 years?

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Monday, August 5, 2019

This glorious seaside town is steeped in history, famed for its spectacular castle which was once home to the founder of retail giant Selfridges

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Wildlife

Tue, 14:47

These beautiful gardens are famed for their ornamental grasses, and autumn is one of the best times of the year to visit

Read full story »
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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