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A brand new festival at Sculpture by the Lakes is taking place this month, and as Heather Sheppard has been finding out, it's bringing some fascinating speakers to Dorset

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Ahead of this weekend's Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival , Fanny Charles finds out why the area is a big hitter on Dorset's foodie scene

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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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The annual festival is calling on members of the local community to create their very own piece of art

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10 Dorset towns you really must visit

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

From cool coastal resorts to bustling market hubs, Andy Greeves chooses ten towns whose history, ambience and busy events diary make them 'must visit' destinations

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Ahead of this weekend's festival, Angela Bell explores the history of English folk dance and finds out why it's something we should all be proud of

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Sunday afternoons are made for lazing in a cosy pub, beer in hand and an overflowing plate of delicious roast dinner on the table. We pick 10 great places for Sunday lunch in Dorset

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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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Make the most of the final days of summer this month by wandering around one of these glorious gardens

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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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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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A visitor's guide to Wareham

Monday, August 19, 2019

This town is one for the history lovers, but today it also has a thriving arts and crafts scene as well as a fantastic foodie offering

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

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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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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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Peaceful country lanes, ancient tracks, old drove roads, historic farms, a Neo-Georgian country house, an early-Victorian post-box and a 15th-century road bridge all combine in this fascinating walk through the Blackmore Vale. From the start in the linear hill-top village, there are fine long views wherever we go. Words and photos: Edward Griffiths

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Steve Roberts reveals some of the curious facts about Bournemouth and the famous people that once called it home

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In Dorset, city lights are few and far between. Get your binoculars and telescopes ready, because we've picked some of the best places for spotting stars and the solar system in Dorset

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It's hard not to fall in love with Cerne Abbas' unique character and charm - and with a history that can be traced right the way back to AD 987, there are plenty of stories to be uncovered here too

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

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