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18 Dorset events you should know about this summer

18 Dorset events you should know about this summer

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.

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.

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.

Top 10 things to do in Swanage

Where do we start? With breathtaking walks, creative workshops, and stylish dining, Swanage is full of opportunities for a fantastic Dorset holiday.

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.

A day at Stock Gaylard Oak Fair

Fun for all the family this summer at the Stock Gaylard Oak Fair. Sample local food, enjoy the entertainment and soak up the sunshine. Here's everything you need to know...

Exploring art in Dorset

Spend a relaxing day outside among the gardens of 'Sculpture by the Lakes'. Take in the artwork before heading to the café for a coffee and cake.

Abbotsbury Swannery

Visit Abbotsbury Swannery. One of Dorset's top family visitor attractions - home to a large colony of mute swans. It's one of the best natural visitor attractions in Dorset.

11 things to do at Lulworth Cove

There are some great attractions in and around Lulworth - as well as the beautiful beach to keep you busy during a stay. We have chosen 11 of our favourite things to do at Lulworth Cove.

Visit Puddletown Forest and more

Come and discover two of the most gorgeous woodland areas in Dorset. Puddletown Woods with its well marked paths with views across to Purbeck and Thorncombe Woods, a designated ancient woodland.
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