Tag posts: Dorset

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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Sculpture by the lakes

Sculpture By The Lakes

As a birthday treat for my in-laws visited Sculpture By The Lakes, a haven of peace and tranquillity nestled in the Dorset countryside. They had received a voucher for entry which included the use of the private island within the grounds!

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Sutton Poyntz Open Gardens – June 27/28

Sutton Poyntz is a picture -postcard village near Weymouth. With its unique beauty and hidden treasures of old houses and cottages plus a duck pond opposite the pub, it is surely a place to visit. Sutton Poyntz Open Gardens - June 27-28

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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...

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Dorset Coastal Walk #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!

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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 coming to the big screen.

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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.

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Swanage Carnival

Swanage Carnival

Swanage Carnival is one of our favourite events of the year. Swanage Regatta and Carnival is a week long celebration of music, fun and (hopefully) sun!

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