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Dorset's got so much to offer. No matter where your'e staying in the county, there will be a host of top quality things to do, places to eat (or drink), shops to browse and maybe even special offers to be taken advantage of!

With lots of the focus on the beautiful Dorset coast, the map above shows just how much is available inland too. Dorset's rural side rivals the coast in terms of natural beauty, so be sure not to miss out on exploring some stunning countryside and quaint villages on your way to some of the venues on the map.

Use the interactive map of Dorset above to discover great things to see and do. You can control what's on your map by using the controls - just click on a map icon for more information.

Latest Dorset Features

11 Jul 2019
Dorset Village Fairs Our village fairs pay homage to the rural cult and agricultural roots that Dorset is built upon. It’s a way of celebrating Dorset that involves fun for everyone. Dorset village fairs, fetes and festivals range from large to small, such as the Dorset County Show which has been running for more than 175 years and attracts over 60,000 visitors each year! Then, we have local fairs that celebrates life in the smaller villages such as the Milton Abbas Street Fayre which demonstrates ... Read more...
9 Jul 2019
Portland Bill Portland Bill is quite literally a place like no other. Combining all the weird and wonderful aspects of the Isle, here you can roam freely over large, open stretches of land set to a backdrop of fishermen’s huts, spectacular lighthouses, and rocky shoreline that make up this unique part of the Jurassic Coast. You’ll also find the famous Pulpit Rock – an instantly recognisable stack and relic of quarrying at the site, formed in the 1870s when quarrymen cut away ... Read more...
4 Jul 2019
Durdle Door Durdle Door is one of the most photographed landmarks along Dorset's famous Jurassic Coast. The name Durdle derives from an Old English word 'thirl' meaning bore or drill. Eventually the arch will collapse to leave a sea stack such as those that can be seen at Ladram Bay in East Devon. Below the cliffs lies a sweeping shingle beach that was once three separate coves. This popular beach has no facilities although during the summer a mobile kiosk on the path ... Read more...
2 Jul 2019
Special Places to Stay in Dorset by the Sea When it comes to golden beaches, stunning coastlines and picturesque harboursides, Dorset is first on the list for many. Escaping the urban lifestyle, all of this makes for a dreamy getaway. The 285km stretch of Jurassic coast is home to both vibrant and relaxing locations with offerings nothing short of spectacular. From world-famous landmarks including Durdle Door to hidden gems such as Eype Beach that sits next to West Bay, looking for special places to stay in Dorset by the ... Read more...
26 Jun 2019
Music Festivals in Dorset Edging closer to summer, we all know the one that’s thing for sure in England – the warm weather doesn’t last forever. That’s why going to a music festival during the summer is something many of us Brits take advantage of. They’re fun, you get to soak up the sun (most of the time), you get to watch some cracking music and enjoy lots of fantastic food and drink. If you’re a festival go-er, Dorset has something for you. We’ve got larger ... Read more...

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