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12 Feb 2018
Jurassic Coast Covering 95 miles, from Orcombe Point in east Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Dorset, the Jurassic Coast is an unprecedented place where the history from millions of years is lying beneath your feet. In 2001, the coastline was listed as one of the UNESCO’s natural World Heritage sites due to it being one of the most significant Earth Science locations in the world. The sheer beauty of the coastline that makes this place so special. At 18 miles long, Chesil Beach, with the Fleet ... Read more...
11 Feb 2018
Caravans and Holiday Homes For Sale in Dorset Getting away from it all is what holidays are all about, and that much-anticipated respite from everyday life can’t come soon enough. But just imagine if you could head off to the coast or to the countryside for pick-me-up breaks whenever you wanted to! Owning a holiday home gives you the freedom to visit your favourite holiday destination as often as you wish – and whether you opt for a pre-owned caravan or brand spanking new lodge, you’ll be surprised at the ... Read more...
11 Feb 2018
Water Sports in Dorset There are many ways to keep active and have fun whilst you are here in Dorset, with the choice of land or sea-based sports offering something for all ages. Of course, water sports are especially appealing to visitors who live inland, and there are numerous ways of getting your toes wet. Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is a good place to begin as almost anyone can give it a try. It looks easy but a couple of hours’ tuition with an instructor will give you a head start. ... Read more...
7 Feb 2018
Dorset Running Events 2018 Dorset isn’t shy when it comes to fitness and is an increasingly popular destination for sporting events, especially running; no surprise, really, with the glorious coast and countryside scenes to savour, en route. And with many a race held across the county, throughout the year, it’s the perfect way to explore areas of our beautiful county that you may not normally see. Whether you’re a bimbler, jogger, sprinter, or doing the distance, there’s a running event ... Read more...
8 Nov 2017
Wonderland brings you panto paws and Claus Families are promised a festive treat at Adventure Wonderland with the Christmas panto, Dick Whittington and his Cheshire Cat. Join Dick on his daring journey through the streets of London seeking fame and fortune, with shows in the Happydrome Theatre at noon and 3pm, from 26th November. Guided by the magical Fairy Bow Bells and his best friend, the cheeky Cheshire Cat, Dick quickly discovers the streets aren’t really paved with gold. ... Read more...
24 Oct 2017
Carly Paoli to perform with Collabro at Lighthouse, Poole Carly Paoli has been delighting audiences throughout the world, shared stages with Andrea Bocelli, José Carreras and Elaine Paige, and can count the Pope and Prince Charles amongst her fans. Now the classical singer is coming home to the UK to tour with one of the country’s most successful musical theatre groups, Britain’s Got Talent winners: Collabro. “We are thrilled to welcome the very accomplished Carly Paoli as Special Guest on ... Read more...
16 Aug 2017
Dining Out in Weymouth Weymouth has many great places to eat out, with a wide variety of cuisine on offer. Whether you enjoy seafood and shellfish, or prefer a vegetarian option, you're guaranteed to find what you're looking for in Weymouth. We've compiled a list of some of the very best pubs and restaurants in the area to keep you and your family happy during your stay. Read more...
16 Aug 2017
Sizing up the competition at the Dorset County Show The Dorchester Agricultural Society have begun the countdown to the Dorset County Show, taking place on Saturday September 2 and Sunday September 3. With just three weeks left to go, excitement is mounting for the variety of family entertainment and attractions this year, as well as spectacular shows, stunts, and some of the best livestock from around the UK. Helping draw an expected 60,000 visitors to the two day agricultural extravaganza held at the Dorchester Showground will be ... Read more...
15 Aug 2017
Afternoon Tea in Dorset It’s Afternoon Tea Week! We find out where to go in Dorset to enjoy this tasty tea-time tradition, and discover a little slice of history along the way. "There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." – Henry James, Author Britain has some brilliantly bizarre food traditions from cheese rolling to pancake racing but there’s no tastier – and less energetic – tradition than ... Read more...
11 Jul 2017
The Friends of Poole Park are delighted to announce that they will be re-launching the iconic Poole Park Railway this summer. Date: Saturday 22nd July 2017 Time: 10:00 – 17:00 Location: Poole Park Railway Station Having recently won the tender from Borough of Poole Council to operate the train for the next 30 years, the charity has been working hard to refurbish the Station, Engine Shed and Train Track. Rolling stock has also been purchased and a ... Read more...
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