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Catch up with the latest goings on from around Dorset and pick up tips on where to go and what to do when you're in Dorset.

Dorset Seafood Festival

Come along to Weymouth this weekend & enjoy the 7th annual Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival, recently placed fourth in the UK’s top ten food festivals by the Independent newspaper and awarded gold as the best event in the 2013 Dorset Tourism Awards. Read more >

Dorset Seafood Festival

Dorset to Brittany: Cycling the Tour de Manche

The Tour de Manche offers two complete itineraries in one, the full tour and a shorter petit tour, both full of spectacular sites such as Mont Saint Michel and the Jurassic Coast. What are you waiting for? Read more >

Dorset to Brittany: Cycling the Tour de Manche

Dorset's Thriving Restaurant Scene

Anyone who has visited Dorset will know we have an abundance of wonderful restaurants and cafes, full of beautiful fresh produce. This week we check out a few of our the latest additions. Read more >

Dorset

Puddletown Forest and Thorncombe Woods

On the edge of Dorchester, Thorncombe Woods and Puddletown Forest are perfect for outdoor pursuits while Hardy's Cottage, birthplace of novelist and poet Thomas Hardy, will satisfy cultural buffs. Read more >

Puddletown Forest and Thorncombe Woods

Tyneham: Dorset's ghost village

Over one month in 1943 a group of residents was ordered to leave their Dorset village after the government took it over for military training. They never returned... Read more >

Tyneham: Dorset

The Fleet

A World Heritage site, The Fleet is Britain’s biggest and best brackish lagoon and a very beautiful and tranquil place. Read more >

The Fleet

Easter Fun on The Dorset Coast

There's no excuse to be bored this Easter with lots of special events taking place across the county, and the beaches and countryside are still as glorious as ever! Read more >

Easter Fun on The Dorset Coast

February Festival Fever

Inspired by the first ever Purbeck Literary Festival kicking off this week, we decided to check out what else is coming up on Dorset's Cultural Calender and discovered a host of world class events... Read more >

February Festival Fever

Dorset Coastal Walks #2 - Maiden Castle

One of the most spectacular hill forts in Southern England, Maiden Castle is a breath-taking trip back in time. Great for walking, running, dog walking, picnicking, kite flying or just soaking up a piece of history. Best of all it's FREE! Read more >

Dorset Coastal Walks #2 - Maiden Castle

Cottage and Booking FAQ'S

It's our busiest time of year and with lots of bookings come lots of questions! Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions here. Read more >

Cottage and Booking FAQ

New Years Eve On The Dorset Coast

With street parties, entertainment and quirky events Dorset is a great place to celebrate so crack open the bubbly and bring in 2014 in style!! Happy New Year everyone!! Read more >

New Years Eve On The Dorset Coast

Christmas is Coming

Get your pressies early and find out what fantastic festive season entertainment is on around the county. Read more >

Christmas is Coming

Lyme Regis Walking Festival

Discover the hidden treasures of Lyme Regis and the surrounding coast and countryside during this family friendly festival. Read more >

Lyme Regis Walking Festival

Dorset On Screen

Earlier this year it was Broadchurch causing a sensation, this year Dorset shines again with Moonfleet and Far From The Madding Crowd. Read more >

Dorset On Screen

Dorset's Secret Beaches

Some of the best beaches along the South West Coast Path are off the beaten track. We share our favourites with you. Read more >

Dorset

Dorset Coast For Kids

With school holidays upon us (and one or two parents in the office searching for ideas!) we thought we'd share with you our top activities for kids. Read more >

Dorset Coast For Kids

Swanage Carnival is here!

Kicking off tomorrow in sunny Swanage is one of our favourite events of the year. Swanage Regatta and Carnival is a week long celebration of music, fun and (hopefully) sun! Read more >

Swanage Carnival is here!

Walk With The Dinosaurs This Summer

Dorset is a fantastic place to search for fossils because it is home to The Jurassic Coast – a 95 mile stretch of stunning coastline from East Devon to East Dorset. Read more >

Walk With The Dinosaurs This Summer

Summer + Dorset = Music Festivals

The summer festival season is here and with Dorset specializing in family-friendly fun, we decided to share four of our favourites with you. Read more >

Summer + Dorset = Music Festivals

Coasteering on the Dorset Coast

Outdoor activities are back on the agenda! Coasteering offers the chance to explore caves, tunnels, plunge pools and jump of cliffs. Read more >

Coasteering on the Dorset Coast

Poundbury and the Prince

Is there more to Poundbury than the critics would have us believe? The Prince's visit got us thinking... Read more >

Poundbury and the Prince

Powerstock Cider Festival: The Inside Story

Martin Inwood of Lulworth Skipper (Dorset Cider) gives us the lowdown on this weekend's Powerstock Cider Festival where craft cider makers and lovers of real full juice cider come together to celebrate all things cider. Read more >

Powerstock Cider Festival: The Inside Story

What Does The Beach Mean To You?

If you love the beach you will love manonabeach. Traveling from coast to coast, manonabeach has been asking beach-goers from Cornwall to Scotland - What does the beach mean to you? Read more >

What Does The Beach Mean To You?

Holiday Hounds

Holidaying with your hound is easy with our Dog Friendly Dorset guide Read more >

Holiday Hounds

We LOVE Swanage

In the past few months, our sister company, Dorset Seaside Holidays, has taken on a number of exceptional properties in Swanage. For such a small town, Swanage has a lot going for it Read more >

We LOVE Swanage

Self Catering In Style

Have a picnic hamper delivered to you on the beach or try a ready meal with a difference in our top four ways to self cater in style Read more >

Self Catering In Style

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