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Things to do in Dorset for Adults

11 November 2019

Things to do in Dorset for Adults

Sometimes, us grown-ups just need a little time out, and nothing beats giving someone, or yourself, the gift of a day, evening, or night of freedom. From romantic getaways and fun-packed activities to shopping trips and places to eat and drink until your heart’s content, here in Dorset there’s plenty to make the most of any leisure time you may get. Across the county, there’s lots to discover that’ll really hit the sweet spot for any adult.


Activities

Let’s begin with some classic ways to get out and about. From a day out fishing or go-karting to admiring the beauty of Dorset’s architecture, there’s a whole world of fun and entertainment to be had for all ages, both exhilarating and relaxing – so go get it!

Sherborne Castle

Image: Sherborne Castle & Gardens


Eat and Drink

Whether you’re munching and boozing with friends or spending quality time with your partner on a romantic date, there’s nothing better than indulging in some superb food and a few drinks. Below is a range of pubs, bars and restaurants where you can do exactly that. From state-of-the-art seafood to Thai cuisine and more, we’ve got you covered!

Dorset Seafood Festival

Image: Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival


Shopping

Antiques and unique items are aplenty when shopping in Dorset. You’ll be sure to find the perfect gift for someone else or even yourself. Here’s a few outlets, we hope can inspire you!

Dorchester Art Gallery

Image: Dorchester Art Gallery


Getaways

Whether you’re looking to take advantage of all of the above or are simply in need of a couple of nights away, Dorset has some of the highest quality accommodation going. After all, a county surrounded by many acres of countryside and a 95-mile stretch of the Jurassic Coast is pretty hard to beat. Take a look at some of these – can you resist?

Habitat Escapes

Image: Habitat Escapes

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