Kayaker in turquoise sea at Old Harry Rocks, Dorset

Kayaker at Old Harry Rocks

© Dorset Video Project / Arran Witheford and Brady Gee

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Commemorate D-Day in Dorset

Dorset is the place to be to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings with a variety of events...

Top Reasons to Visit Dorset in August

The sun is shining (hopefully!), and the county is buzzing with fantastic events, things to do and places to go! We’ve provided our ideas of some of the things you can enjoy during August in Dorset but make sure you check out our Things to Do and What’s On pages! Great places to stay in Dorset First…

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Celebration Events for the King's Coronation

To celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III, there are lots of events taking place across Dorset between 5 and 8 May 2023. The official Coronation website also has an interactive map which will display events and activities taking place in Dorset as well as the rest of the UK and across the…

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Culture On The Coast

Experience arts and creativity by the sea this winter. Dorset-born creative Jasmine O'Hare celebrates some of the finest (and warmest) galleries on our glorious south coast. We have some cold weather ahead of us, and although Dorset’s coastline may be chilly, there are spectacular seaside spots…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis is a fabulous place to visit with so much going on and things to do aplenty so we thought we’d help you plan your time by giving you our top 10 things to do in Lyme Regis! 1. Beach Days Lyme Regis boasts some fantastic family beaches so pack up your bucket and spade and get ready for some…

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Gold Hill: The Best Street Since Sliced Bread

As the famous Hovis ‘Boy on the Bike’ advert appears on our TV screens once again, we take a closer look at what there is to see and do on that iconic cobble stoned hill, which contrary to popular belief, is not in the north of England but right here in Dorset! “'Twas like taking bread to the top of…

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10 Great Reasons to Visit Dorset and the Jurassic Coast

So summer is just around the corner, and you look like you need a holiday! And unless you’ve been in deep hibernation or haven’t yet sobered up from the Christmas break you can’t help but notice all the holiday adverts doing the rounds. The choice is endless, and the lovely old world your oyster…

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Dorset handrawn heart Jurassic Coast

What does your Dorset look like? Adventures on our epic coastline? Visiting attractions with family? A walk through the beautiful countryside? Or perhaps a chilled out evening eating and drinking with friends? Discover a sample of your #VisitDorset images below and share your love for Dorset using the hashtag on Instagram.