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01 Jun 2020 to 06 Jun 2020

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Open Golf FestivalJoin us in 2020 for another week of seriously good fun! The festival is a mixture of qualifier and fun competitions for individuals, groups, societies and families. No club membership is required to play, but for most you will need to show us evidence of your handicap (society handicaps accepted). The Bournemouth Open Golf Festival was new in 2017, with a mixture in the timetable of serious, qualifier competitions and some fun, non-competitive rounds of golf. Some booking terms and ...
06 Jun 2020 to 07 Jun 2020

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Cheese & Chilli FestivalA family festival celebrating all things Cheese & Chilli with loads going on for the whole family including; Live Music, Stunt Shows, Chilli Eating Competition, Falconry display, Magic Shows, Punch & Judy, Inflatables, Bars, Craft Tent, Sand Art, Balloon Modelling, Wine Tastings, Cooking Demonstrations, Chilli Presentations, not to mention all the amazing produce and crafts for sale at the show.
23 May 2020 to 07 Jun 2020

Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset Art WeeksDorset Arts Weeks is one of the largest Open Studio events in the country. Throughout Dorset, it brings artists and visitors together in ways that are often remarkable and profoundly different from entering a public gallery. DAW is fundamentally as much about engagement between people as about people and art. At almost all venues the artists, designers or makers will be on-hand to help you engage with the work, keen to talk to you about the extraordinary range of materials, skills and ...
06 Jun 2020 to 07 Jun 2020

Poole, Dorset
Poole Festival of RunningThe Poole Festival of Running is Poole’s biggest running event and is organised by Poole Runners. It’s a celebration of running held over two days with races for everyone including Children’s Minithons, a 5K charity run, our flagship Poole 10K road race and the Poole Half Marathon. The 5k, 10k and Half Marathon take place on flat, fast and scenic parts of Poole including Poole Quay, Upton Country Park and the harbourside parks. The kids minithon races take place within the safety of Poole ...
23 May 2020 to 07 Jun 2020

Swanage, Dorset
Purbeck Arts Weeks FestivalOpen Studios, internationally renowned music ensembles, inspiring exhibitions, and fascinating talks come together every year for Purbeck Art Weeks Festival on Dorset’s spectacular south coast. Our annual celebration of the arts takes place in beautiful venues on the stunning Jurassic coast – a magnet for over a century for artists and those who love the beauty and character of the area. You can expect: Artist’s Open Studios displaying a wealth of diverse talent. A range of top ...
13 June 2020

Autism Friendly Day at Monkey WorldOn selected dates through 2020, Monkey World is holding Autism Friendly Days! The park has always prided itself on the access facilities available, from a range of mobility scooters, to the primate sensory statues around the park. To help autistic visitors and their families further, on selected dates, visitors with autism can access the park at 9am, an hour before public opening time, to avoid the rush at the gates. All gates will be open so there will be very little in the way of ...
13 June 2020

Beaminster, Dorset
Corscombe FestThe Corscombe Fest is a lovely traditional event with some superb Dorset food stalls, there is truly something for everyone. The event takes place in the unique medieval setting of Corscombe Court, listed in the Doomsday Book. Traditional Fete events continue until 4.30pm, following which live bands will entertain until 8pm. The event raises funds for the village & a number of local charities including the Parish Church & Village Hall. Dorset foods – Village stands – Games – Kids ...
13 June 2020

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Royal Armoured Corps Display Day!Enhance your Tank Museum visit with a British Army display PLUS Dorset kids go free! Aside from TANKFEST, there are three opportunities to see the vehicles of the Royal Armoured Corps in action during 2020. The Display will be in the Kuwait Arena at 3pm and last approximately 45-60 minutes. DORSET KIDS GO FREE! 16s and under come to The Tank Museum on 7th March for free if you live in a DT or BH postcode. Accompanying adult to bring school letter, utility bill or driver's ...
14 June 2020

Dorchester, Dorset
Great Dorset Cycle ChallengeJoin Weldmar's Great Dorset Cycle Challenge, which takes in the sights of some of Dorset’s most famous landmarks. All three routes start in Dorchester at the Borough Gardens and follow three different routes around the Dorset countryside joining back together for a group finish in Dorchester. The start of this year’s challenge begins at Borough Gardens, Dorchester, DT1 1RG. You will see the Weldmar station set up near the bandstand. *Please note that no riding is permitted within ...
13 Jun 2020 to 14 Jun 2020

Christchurch, Dorset
Highcliffe Food & Arts FestivalThe Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival is the Ideal location to sample and buy the local area's best in food and drink. More and more artisan products are now being produced within the region. A highlight of the Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival is the Cookery Demonstrations being held this year on the Artisan's Stage, Highcliffe Recreation Ground. Both celebrity TV and local chefs from leading restaurants and hotels will be showcasing local and regional food with inspiring demonstrations ...
12 Jun 2020 to 14 Jun 2020

Poole, Dorset
Poole Harbour Boat ShowThe sixth Poole Harbour Boat Show is taking place in June from its award-winning home, Poole Quay Boat Haven. With over 30,000 people in attendance in during 2017, 2018 and 2019, the show continues to be the biggest-ever free to attend boat show on the South Coast. The show has gone from strength to strength and we have built a strong following with many exhibitors having renewed each year since the first show in 2015. Running from the 12th - 14th June 2020, the three-day extravaganza ...
14 June 2020

Portland, Dorset
Race to the BillThis is a well established Triathlon race around the Isle of Portland dedicated to one of our members, Major Mick Welborn, a giant amongst men, who sadly passed away in September 2019. THE SWIM Swimming 1 or 2 loops around the breakwater in Portland Harbour, you will negotiate a 750m or 1500m course around the huge rocks and orange marker buoys exiting the water no more than 50m away from a flat well organised transition area. THE BIKE 17.5km, 1 lap around Portland, seeing the famous ...
13 Jun 2020 to 14 Jun 2020

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Fish FestivalSwanage is celebrating all things ‘fishy’ with a festival that features, food, fishing and fun. The event is all about fish, fun and LOCAL and is set in a stunning location overlooking the bay in Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage.
12 Jun 2020 to 14 Jun 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne Minster Folk FestivalIn the second weekend of June, we will be bringing the town alive with an exciting mix of music & dance. You can wander through Wimborne and enjoy any of the free shows, or buy tickets to see one of our headline acts.
14 Jun 2020 to 20 Jun 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Food & Beer FestivalThe week of delicious food events around the town and surrounding area will take place from Sunday 14th June 2020, finishing with the Festival’s main event at Asker Meadows on Saturday 20th June when we join up with the Bridport Round Table Beer Festival. Join the carnival atmosphere and a whole host of food and fun for all ages.
18 Jun 2020 to 20 Jun 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Chesil Rocks Music FestivalChesil Rocks is a small and intimate music and arts festival, set in a beautiful setting at Higher Farmhouse, Langton Herring and supports Samaritans of Dorset whilst ensuring those attending have a great time! An amazing variety of music, comedy, theatre and storytelling from Dorset and beyond will be performing on several stages. Keenly priced food and drink will be available, including freshly cooked pizzas, gourmet burgers, fish baps and veggie/vegan options. Expect freshly ...
20 June 2020

Poole, Dorset
Harry Paye Pirate DayTis time for you landlubbers to dig out yer eye patch, earring and cutlass for Poole’s annual celebration on 20th June, of its favourite pirate son.
20 Jun 2020 to 21 Jun 2020

Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Half Price Entry on Father's WeekendCome and celebrate awesome Dads! Half Price Entry for Dad with a pre-downloaded voucher from Farmer Palmer's website.
21 June 2020

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Abbotsbury, Dorset
Plant Finders' Plant FairAbbotsbury Sub-tropical Gardens will again be playing host to a Specialist Plant Finders' Fair, organised by Plant Heritage Dorset Group. Unusual, difficult-to-find and some exotic plants available from more than 20 specialist nurseries & growers, including National Collection Holders and RHS Chelsea Gold Medal Winners. Free car parking. Excellent refreshment & dining facilities. The Plant Fair is open from 10am until 3pm. Admission is just £7 and includes access to the attractive ...
26 Jun 2020 to 27 Jun 2020

Blandford, Dorset
Dorset Midsummer Music FestivalDorset Midsummer Music Festival (or DorsetFest) is a music festival set in the heart of Dorset in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We offer a fantastic array of activities to keep you occupied for the entire weekend. Throughout the weekend there is a selection of food, music, stalls and entertainment for all ages. Camping is also available on this stunning site for those who want to make the most of the weekend.
27 June 2020

Poole, Dorset
Folk on the QuayA free folk music festival in Poole on 27th June with outdoor music stages and dancers in the streets overlooking Poole’s lovely Harbour. With traditional folk dancing, ceilidhs on the Quay and lots more.
27 June 2020

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Guitars on the BeachGuitars On The Beach is the UK’s largest guitar festival at which hundreds of guitarists of all ages and abilities come together to simultaneously play together a selection of well-known songs and form Britain’s biggest band, performing on the beach in Lyme Regis in Dorset. This year we’ll be incorporating a new [relatively speaking] section encouraging parents to play along with their children, plus a little bit of Country. But the usual GOTB rock will be intact, with great bands playing ...
27 Jun 2020 to 28 Jun 2020

Bournemouth, Dorset
Shake & Stir Vintage FestivalAmerican hot rods, custom motorbikes, classic cars and retro fashion. Wartime moments, dance displays, and live music from the 1920’s to the 1970’s - including Rock 'n’ Roll, Rockabilly, Lindy Hop, Blues, Jazz, Americana and Country acts. Visitors to Shake & Stir see artists perform across four outdoor stages… whilst enjoying unique traders, local ales and handcrafted spirits, artisan eateries alongside exceptional entertainers. All of this just a stone’s throw away from Southbourne’s ...
28 June 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Sunday Funday at The MarshA brand new event 'Sunday Funday at The Marsh'. A real family day out full of fun. Organised by The Rotary Club of Melcombe Regis which does a huge amount of charitable work to help communities and local charities. The event will take place on Sunday 28th June 2020 from 11.00am - 5.30pm at the Marsh, Knightsdale Road, Weymouth. * Crazy golf competition * Team wheelbarrow race * Children's games * Tombola * Stalls Refreshments will also be available including a ...
28 June 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne in Bloom Open GardensAround 20 private gardens open to the public from 11am to 5pm.
27 Jun 2020 to 05 Jul 2020

Beaminster, Dorset
Beaminster Festival of Music & Arts2020 marks our 25th Anniversary. Music, literature, exhibitions and workshops are all on the bill for this year's Beaminster Festival of Music & Art. Introducing the incredible Isata Kanneh Mason: The eldest of the phenomenal family of seven siblings and sister of cellist Sheku, Isata will be joining us on Tuesday 30th June to play a fantastic programme of piano music. The family entered the spotlight after Sheku’s performance at Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding in May 2018. Sold out ...
04 Jul 2020 to 05 Jul 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Chickerell Steam & Vintage RallyOver the years the Show has developed and grown into one of the best loved and most popular shows of its kind in the West Country.
05 July 2020

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Outdoor Opera: HMS PinaforeThe Nothe Fort is delighted to be hosting, in conjunction with Dorchester Arts & Opera Anywhere, H.M.S. Pinafore. H.M.S. Pinafore: Gates Open from 5.30pm: Performance Starts 7pm Please feel free to bring your own picnic or use the Fort View Cafe which will be open for food & refreshments and licensed bar. This is a joint venture working in partnership and we are delighted to be hosting Opera Anywhere who will be performing at the Fort for the first time. This is a tale of ...
03 Jul 2020 to 05 Jul 2020

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury FringeAs one of the fastest growing performance arts festivals in the South West, Friday 3rd July to Sunday 5th July looks set to be another fabulous weekend of fun and frolics in our beautiful hilltop town. With a multitude of performances/exhibitions on the Friday alone, this promises to be a weekend to remember!
10 July 2020

Poole, Dorset
Upton Country Park Festival - Totally 90sLet us entertain you with an unforgettable trip back to the 90s at Upton Country Park Festival! We've put together the world's very best tributes to Robbie Williams (Tony Lewis), the Spice Girls (Wannabe), Take That (Rule the World) and Kylie Minogue (Jade Chamberlain) for a supercharged night of nostalgic fun at Upton Country Park. You're welcome to bring your own picnic and drinks but there will be a range of incredible street food and drink vendors on site including the Cocktail ...
11 July 2020

Poole, Dorset
Upton Country Park Festival - Best of Brit RockA celebration of British rock giants who've changed the world with the power of their music! The very best tributes to Pink Floyd (Floyd Effect), The Beatles (Upbeat Beatles), Rolling Stones (The Stones), Queen (QE2), Oasis (Oas-is) and Coldplay will electrify the night sky at Upton Country Park. You're welcome to bring your own picnic and drinks but there will be a range of incredible street food and drink vendors on site including the Cocktail Cabin and Prosecco & Pimms Bar. Sat ...
09 Jul 2020 to 12 Jul 2020

Dorchester, Dorset
Cerne Abbas Music FestivalCerne Abbas Music Festival features chamber music, performed in the beautiful Dorset village church near Dorchester by The Gaudier Ensemble – a group of international musicians.
11 Jul 2020 to 14 Jul 2020

Celebrate World Chimpanzee Day at Monkey WorldOver the weekend of the 33rd anniversary of the first chimps arriving at Monkey World, learn about their rescues and journey to the park, and their plight in the wild, with talks, stalls and trails! As well as all of this, there will be exclusive talks on social media and at the park about our wonderful chimps! Follow signs on the day to find all the activities! The chimpanzees live in four groups, with the majority rescued and rehabilitated into families for the first time since being ...
18 July 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Big Busk 2Live busking artists from 9am to 5pm in aid of Weldmar Hospicecare. Playing at St.Mary Street – St. Thomas Street & Lower Bond Street.
11 Jul 2020 to 19 Jul 2020

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Festival of Archaeology at Corfe CastleJoin us as we take part in the National Festival of Archaeology 2020. There will be a variety of living history displays and interactive hands-on activities including mosaic making, a step by step archaeological sand pit dig activity for children and, at weekends, the chance to see our artisan volunteers in action. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
18 Jul 2020 to 19 Jul 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Victorian Family WeekendThe 'Ragged Victorians – ‘The Great Unwashed' are an award-winning living history group, re-enacting the lower classes of Victorian England, c1851. They will be taking up residence in the Nothe Fort over the weekend, where they will be ‘living’ in the tunnels and cellars under the Fort. This is the second time they have been to the Nothe and they proved to be a major attraction. The "Ragged Victorians" offer a variety of characters and skills, that include street history at general ...
25 July 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Pride Beside the QuaysideEnjoy live music acts, drag queens and a pride march. Starts 12pm and ends at 10pm. A free day of family fun on Weymouth's quayside.
26 Jul 2020 to 01 Aug 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Lifeboat WeekWeymouth Lifeboat week 2020 will be running from the 26th July through to the 1st August. A full programme of displays, family competitions and our open day will be published closer to the date. Keep checking the Facebook page!
08 August 2020

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Tiger Day 13TIGER DAY 13, IS DEDICATED TO THE WORLD'S MOST INFAMOUS TANK - TIGER 131. •See Tiger 131 in action - the world's only running Tiger I •WWII-themed Tanks in Action - including German and Allied vehicles •Living History around the site •Explore The Tank Museum and get a FREE Annual Pass for return visits •... and more! •PLUS get up close with Premium Tickets, available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ON STANDARD TICKETS UNTIL 14 SEPTEMBER Visit the page here: ...
19 August 2020

International Orangutan Day at Monkey World!Celebrate International Orangutan Day at Monkey World! On the 19th August, Monkey World are celebrating our orange cousins! Visitors can learn about these amazing creatures, and their plight in the wild. Compare your arm span to an orangutan, make some fun food feeders and learn about the devastating palm oil industry- as well as seeing our 15 orangutans! The orangutans live in three groups, which includes Europe's official orangutan crèche, where orphaned youngsters can grow up with their ...
20 Aug 2020 to 23 Aug 2020

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Air FestivalHuge free air festival with international aircraft, beach assault and air display teams. The Festival site is open daily from 10am with displays starting late morning/ early afternoon . See website for latest information.
29 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Food FestivalTo give you a flavour of the event, the Festival, which is a not-for-profit organisation, grows each year offering new and exciting experiences. The Festival evokes a sense of community pride and attracts over 70,000 visitors who experience a culinary adventure. During the market weekend, the High Street is transformed with stalls brimming with local delicacies. And down on the picturesque riverside setting of Christchurch Quay, the experience continues with free-to-view cookery ...
29 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Go Nuts at Monkey World this Bank Holiday!Monkey World is going nuts for nuts this bank holiday weekend! Nuts are a vital part of our rescued primates' diets, and we feed them on a regular basis to ensure their health and well-being. Every day this bank holiday weekend, all children who donate an unopened packet of nuts will receive a free Monkey World badge! Please hand your sealed packet of nuts in at the entrance gate to receive the badge. We would ...
27 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Blandford, Dorset
Great Dorset Steam FairIf you’re looking for an excellent fun and action-packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. This English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford Forum in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside. Further directions are superfluous. Just find the village on the map, head in that direction and follow everyone else to the show. From small beginnings this annual event has become one of the favoured places for those interested in ...
01 Jul 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Summer at Monkey World!Enjoy an extra hour at the park this summer! The park extends its opening times to 6pm during July & August, so visitors can see our primates enjoying being out & about in their large outdoor enclosures- important for all but especially for the youngsters! As Monkey World is the official European Crèche for orphaned orangutans, during the warmer months the orphaned infants love to explore their outdoor spaces! Bulu Mata, 5, is getting bigger and braver and is spending more time wrestle ...
23 Jul 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum!This Summer Holiday explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history… 9 Powerful Exhibitions, 300 tanks and 100 years of armoured warfare - great for families of all ages. EVERYDAY! 23 July – 31 August | Open 10am - 5pm | Free parking | Onsite restaurant | Average visit length 4 hours TANKS IN ACTION DISPLAYS – EVERY WEEKDAY See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Thursday 23 July 2020, including Bank Holiday Monday 31 August 2020. ...
05 September 2020

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Hat FestivalDorset, you’ll need to hold on to your hats for this fabulous festival! Ascot has nothing on this beaut of a hat-themed weekend in Bridport. Originally starting in 2009 as a low-key bit of charitable fun, Bridport Hat Festival has now grown to be an important and spectacular event in the town’s busy calendar. ‘Haturday’ is the big day! Estimates of the number of hats vary but it’s thought to be between 5 and 10 thousand be-hatted folk! There will be pop-up bands and street ...
12 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Nyetimber Dorset Seafood FestivalA fabulous weekend of seafood, delicious English Sparkling Wines from Nyetimber, celebrity chefs and a great atmosphere around Weymouth harbour. The Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival brings together sparkling wine and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores. Taste fresh seafood dishes from nearly 100 stalls around the beautiful harbour, or simply relax with a bottle of ...
11 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
TANKFEST 2020...bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life... Join us for the world's biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank - The Tank Museum, Bovington. Save up to 20% with a multiple day ticket. Single day tickets on sale autumn 2019 (date TBC) TANKFEST is an advance ticket only event, there will not be any tickets for sale on the day. Visitors will need a TANKFEST ticket to gain entry to the Museum over the three ...
19 September 2020

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Tiger Day 14TIGER DAY 14, 19 SEPT 2020, IS DEDICATED TO THE WORLD'S MOST INFAMOUS TANK - TIGER 131 •SEE TIGER 131 IN ACTION - THE WORLD'S ONLY RUNNING TIGER I •WWII-THEMED TANKS IN ACTION - INCLUDING GERMAN AND ALLIED VEHICLES •LIVING HISTORY AROUND THE SITE •EXPLORE THE TANK MUSEUM AND GET A FREE ANNUAL PASS FOR RETURN VISITS •PLUS GET UP CLOSE WITH PREMIUM TICKETS, AVAILABLE ON FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ON STANDARD TICKETS 15% OFF UNTIL 25 APRIL 2020 BOOK YOUR ...
03 October 2020

Autism Friendly Day at Monkey World!On selected dates through 2020, Monkey World is holding Autism Friendly Days! The park has always prided itself on the access facilities available, from a range of mobility scooters, to the primate sensory statues around the park. To help autistic visitors and their families further, on selected dates, visitors with autism can access the park at 9am, an hour before public opening time, to avoid the rush at the gates. All gates will be open so there will be very little in the way of ...
03 Oct 2020 to 04 Oct 2020

Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Half Price Entry on Grandparent's WeekendCome and celebrate wonderful Grandparents! HALF PRICE Entry for Grandparent's with valid pre-downloaded vouchers from Farmer Palmer's website.
10 October 2020

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Royal Armoured Corps Display Day!Enhance your Tank Museum visit with a British Army display PLUS Dorset kids go free! Aside from TANKFEST, there are three opportunities to see the vehicles of the Royal Armoured Corps in action during 2020. The Display will be in the Kuwait Arena at 3pm and last approximately 45-60 minutes. DORSET KIDS GO FREE! 16s and under come to The Tank Museum on 7th March for free if you live in a DT or BH postcode. Accompanying adult to bring school letter, utility bill or driver's ...
24 October 2020

International Gibbon Day at Monkey World!Celebrate International Gibbon Day at Monkey World! On the 24th October, Monkey World are celebrating our agile acrobats! Visitors can learn about these amazing creatures, and their plight in the wild, and how Monkey World's charity, EAST, is boosting the wild population of golden-cheek gibbons in Vietnam. Compare the gibbon species' beautiful songs, make some fun food feeders and learn about how you can help put gibbons back in trees- as well as seeing our 5 species of ...
26 Oct 2020 to 30 Oct 2020

Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Fang-Tastic Halloween Half Term at Farmer Palmer'sCauldrons full of family fun! The whole farm park has a spooky makeover and the team are transformed into our entertaining 'Boo Crew'. Dressing up and getting into the 'spirit' of things is highly encouraged. PLUS we'll be running extra themed events all week for fang-tastic low key spooky fun for little ones! More details on Farmer Palmer's Website.
24 Oct 2020 to 01 Nov 2020

Halloween Half-Term is Spooktacular @ Monkey WorldGet your Creatures of the Night activity sheet with Monkey World's Halloween half-term pack, available every day from 24th October to 1st November. The children's activity centre is also open with spooky sand art and creepy crafts, and a spook station in the park will introduce children to creatures of the night! Monkey World provides sanctuary to over 260 rescued and endangered primates of 22 different species. The expert team of primate care staff rehabilitate and integrate the animals ...
14 November 2020

Autism Friendly Day at Monkey World!On selected dates through 2020, Monkey World is holding Autism Friendly Days! The park has always prided itself on the access facilities available, from a range of mobility scooters, to the primate sensory statues around the park. To help autistic visitors and their families further, on selected dates, visitors with autism can access the park at 9am, an hour before public opening time, to avoid the rush at the gates. All gates will be open so there will be very little in the way of ...
28 Nov 2020 to 23 Dec 2020

Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Father Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmer'sFarmer Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmers. See the joy on their faces as they meet the 'Man in Red' in his warm Winter cabin. No pre-booking required. Visit weekends (or at 11am Tue/Wed) during December. Only £9 in addition to normal admission & includes a fab present.Our clever Elves use a time-slot system so no long queues for you! Yay! We don't charge you for taking photos either; you're welcome to take lots of your own photos and there's sure to be lots of giggles too! The Farm Park gets ...
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22 Oct 2019
Cranborne Chase Becomes the World's 14th Dark Sky Reserve Cranborne Chase is a designated AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) that covers 380sq miles of land across Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and Hampshire, with Cranborne bordering the South perimeter. Cranborne Chase has recently been awarded its status as an International Dark Sky Reserve in October 2019, becoming the 14th Dark Sky Reserve in the world. A Dark Sky Reserve is a status that is given to an area of either public or private land that optimises levels of light ... Read more...
26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...

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