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Top 10 things to do in Charmouth

Charmouth is known for its fantastic beach, great for fossil hunting, and scenic surroundings. There’s more here than you might expect to do in this lovely Charmouth seaside resort.

How to spend your New Year break in Dorset

A guide to spending New Year in Dorset - from where to find the party to a cosy night in.

A dog-friendly guide to Dorset

Take a peek at our selection of the best dog-friendly beaches and attractions across Dorset and start planning your dog-friendly holiday in Dorset.

A guide to spending Christmas in Dorset

The very best days out, Christmas events, markets and places to see Santa in Dorset this Christmas

5 of our best luxury cottages in Dorset

We have picked out some of our favourite luxury cottages to make your stay in Dorset extra special

The most magical Dorset walks to take in autumn

Discover the very best of the Dorset coast and countryside beneath a canopy of autumn colours

18 Dorset events you should know about this summer

18 Dorset events you should know about this summer

Dorset supermarkets

Find your local supermarket with our local list. Pop in for essentials, take the family to buy the holiday shop or avoid the queues at the checkout by arranging a delivery after your arrival at your holiday cottage. Whichever area you are staying in, we have found a selection so that you won't miss out on your favourite things.

Visit Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens

A visit to the 18th-century Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens. This special place with its Burma Rope Bridge and famous kookaburras makes a great day out for all the family.

What is it about Colmer’s Hill?

Read on to find out why Colmer's Hill is one of the most special places in Dorset. Perfect for photographers and walkers, day or night, this enchanting hill is one to visit on your holiday to Dorset.

Dorset's secret beaches

Discover three of the best secret beaches in Dorset. All are superbly located on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset has access to some of the most beautiful stretches of beach in the UK.

Dorset County Show 2019

Visit the biggest two-day agricultural show in the South-West and join in the fun. Here’s everything you need to know about this fantastic Dorset event.
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