Author Archives: Tom

Christmas apple

Christmas in Dorset – food and drink

Continuing our attempt to provide a list of everything you need for the perfect Christmas in Dorset, here’s part two. We’ve listed the places we think are the best to make your break truly special.

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South West Coast Path sign

South West Coast Path #40FOR40 update

There’s been a lot happening lately with both our chosen charities, The South West Coast Path and The Swanage Pier Trust, and our guests have played their part. We think it’s time to remind you where your money goes if you choose to add a charity donation to your booking.

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Pottery painting, Weymouth

Pottery painting in Weymouth

We beat the weather with an afternoon spent with family painting pottery at Bella Ceramics in Weymouth. An activity that’s suitable for all ages.

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Darftord Warbler Arne

Things to do in Wareham

Many bike and walking trails start or end at Wareham, so it’s a great starting point for an adventure in the Dorset countryside. Read on for our favourite things to do in Wareham.

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Stock Gaylard Oak Fair 2017

A day at Stock Gaylard Oak Fair

The following is an account by one of our team, Ali, of a family day out at Stock Gaylard’s annual Oak Fair. You can find details of the event here. This was our first visit to the annual Oak Fair at Stock Gaylard on the August bank holiday weekend. With over 200 stalls on the […]

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Studland beach, Purbeck

A glorious week in Purbeck

We’ve just had a lovely comment and some photos in from a guest who’s been enjoying a week in Purbeck that we wanted to share…

“Just had the most glorious week in Dorset. The Weather was outstanding and the scenery just stunning. It was like being abroad – only better.”

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